Lawrence S.

Retail | E-Commerce | Buying | Business Development | Category Management

United States of America
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Customer centric, merchant leader with a proven track record for executing successful strategies and delivering profitable growth. Strong qualifications leading teams in brick and mortar and eCommer...see more

  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Retail & Ecommerce

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Senior Omni Merchant/ Buyer (Indoor Plants)

Walmart
1 year
Current position
Apr 2021 - Present
Walmart is an American supermarket chain. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972.

Senior Merchant/ Business Development (Live Plants, Horticulture)

Walmart
8 months
Aug 2020 - Apr 2021
Walmart is an American supermarket chain. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972.

Senior Manager III, Automotive Category Management (Replacement and Performance Parts)

Walmart eCommerce
11 months
Sep 2019 - Aug 2020
Walmart is an American supermarket chain. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972.

Senior Manager II, Private Brands (Walmart eCommerce and Moosejaw)

Walmart eCommerce
2 years
Sep 2017 - Sep 2019
Walmart is an American supermarket chain. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972.

Senior Director/ Merchandising Manager (Girls Sportswear and Boys Seasonal)

Walmart
3 years
Oct 2014 - Oct 2017
Walmart is an American supermarket chain. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972.

Senior Buyer (Men's Active and Basic Knits)

Walmart
5 years
Apr 2009 - Sep 2014
Walmart is an American supermarket chain. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972. Walmart Buyer of the Year, Total Softlines...see more

Lead Buyer (Men's Basics and Accessories)

Mervyns
8 years
Sep 2000 - Oct 2008
Mervyn's was an American middle-scale department store chain based in Hayward, California, and founded by Mervin G. Morris (1920–2021). It carried national brands of clothing, footwear,...see more

Associate Buyer (Ladies Fashion Accessories)

Macy's (Burdines)
2 years
Jan 1998 - Jan 2000
Macy's is an American department store chain.

Buyer (Ladies Designer Shoes)

Nordstrom
7 years
Jan 1991 - Jan 1998
Nordstrom is an American chain of luxury department stores.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Retail & Ecommerce

Expertise

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Sales
  • Forecasting
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Sourcing
  • Pricing
  • Brand Management
  • Pricing Strategy
  • Buying
  • Category Management
  • Product Development