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Company name: Ellis Home and Garden

Benefits Offered Medical

Employment Type Full-Time

Home Décor/Floral Buyer Position is now open at Ellis Pottery, Inc. dba Ellis Home and Garden in Bossier City, LA. Ellis Home and Garden is a family owned and operated company with six retail locations and warehouse.

We are looking for someone with a team mindset and able to promote the family atmosphere we strive to maintain.

Ellis has been in business for over 35 years. Full time position with benefits. Come be part of our family.

· Sourcing and building relations with new/existing suppliers

· Monitoring market changes, watching competitors and adjusting prices/product mix as necessary

· Analyzing sales data to anticipate upcoming trends in consumer purchases

· Identifying slow selling items/categories, recommending clearance pricing to reduce stock

· Sourcing closeout opportunities, strategically purchasing/pricing and building promotions for items and passing these along to the marketing manager

· Providing direction to store level managers on product collections and focal categories

· Store visits mandatory on a monthly basis

· Travel is a requirement with two primary buying seasons resulting in extensive travel during 4 months of the year.

· Off seasons are spent primarily in the office and retail stores

College Degree or equivalent business experience

4-6+ years merchandising experience

Thorough knowledge of buying and operations gained through progressive buying experience

Strong Decision Making ability and Negotiation Skills

Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook required

Email your resume to: bcrumpler@ellishomeandgarden.com.

About Ellis Home and Garden:
Home and Garden retail store

• Location: Bossier City, LA, Shreveport

• Post ID: 19892575 shreveport
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