5 years of experience as a lead merchant in a business to consumer retail/internet company, leading the merchandising function and managing customer service and buying functions. Over 20 years of experience in the home and garden environment from selling, merchandising, and wholesaling. Product development from concept to commercialization. Proven track record of merchandising and positioning multi-category product assortments. Very experienced in prioritizing, solving problems, keeping under budget, and thinking on my feet. Willing to roll up my sleeves and do the work necessary to make things happen. Know my customer base and have built successful product categories to leverage sales volume and customer satisfaction.