Category Analyst Resume

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Career Objective:

An experienced marketing professional skilled in categorizing products and improving sales figure is looking for a category analyst position with a retail setting to help the management invest wisely and grow business.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experienced in conducting market surveys and marketing campaigns
  • Complete knowledge of market trends and retail business
  • Ability to research, collect, and analyze market data
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Proficient in working with business-related software
  • Expert in drafting presentations and reports
  • Skilled in performing quantitative sales analysis

Work Experience:

Category Analyst
Eagle Supermarket, Phoenix, AZ
March 2012 – Present

  • Study products and categorize similar ones into one group
  • Evaluate the success of product categories
  • Research market trends and consumers’ buying habits
  • Review contract terms with manufacturers
  • Inspect quality of products and raise issued with the producers if found any defect
  • Monitor sales of each product category and generate report
  • Lead the marketing team in running marketing campaigns
  • Request and document customers’ feedback
  • Ensure products are in compliance with industry standards
  • Meet the design agency and get website updated regularly

Category Analyst
Apex Supply Chain, Phoenix, AZ
November 2010 – February 2012

  • Partnered with vendors, supply chain, merchandising, and inventory planning committee and managed store business efficiently
  • Formulated merchandising strategies, and ensured stores are filled with right products at right time
  • Implemented business strategies in improving sales
  • Contributed in the cross-functional supply chain projects and reduced network costs
  • Worked with the marketing team and established key relationships with vendors and manufacturers
  • Enhanced existing processes and facilitated a continuous flow on running products to stores
  • Planned and accomplished the mission of the chain of getting number one position in the state
  • Improved forecasting, purchasing and distribution methods
  • Succeeded in saving costs by not holding stock of products not in sync with the current trend

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing
    Phoenix University, Phoenix, AZ
    2009

References:

  • Jim Taylor
    Human Resource Manager
    Pinnacle Education Services Inc.
    Phoenix, AZ
    Ph. 166-040-7979
    Email id: [email protected]
  • Flora Smith
    Finance Director
    Apex Supply Chain
    Phoenix, AZ
    Ph.: 166-040-XX29
    Email: [email protected]