In This Issue
Jan. 9, 2006, Vol. xii, #2
"Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.“ – Oprah Winfrey
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Lowe’s Home Improvement is a Fortune 50 retailer experiencing phenomenal growth. With more than 1,150 stores and 175,000 employees across the U.S.A., we’ve doubled in size in the past five years and are now expanding across the border. Lowe’s success hinges on having a diverse workforce comprised of the best people - passionate about their work, inspired by their work environment, and believing that home improvement equates to life improvement for our customers. Merchandising Opportunities
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(12.12_01.09) Work hard. Have fun. Make the customer #1… It’s more than just a catch phrase at TSC Stores. It is the essence of our corporate culture and the attitude we look for in the people we hire. We believe our people are our number one asset. It’s why we invest heavily in developing their skills, empowering them to succeed and rewarding their contribution. We’re a Canadian owned company with 25 stores throughout Ontario. As we approach our 40th anniversary, we’re on the verge of significant expansion across the province and beyond. We’re looking for key team members who share our philosophy, can embrace change and have the desire to grow with us. If you’re looking to launch your career, or perhaps take your current career down a new path, we should talk. We have an opening at our Support Centre in London for a: DIRECTOR OF MERCHANDISING This senior position will report directly to the Vice President of Merchandising and is responsible for supporting a team of Senior Category Managers in the implementation of category objectives through the execution of company retail processes. This includes developing product assortments that achieve sales, gross margin return on investment and product turn targets, developing and maintaining strong vendor relationships to cultivate new business, ensuring that effective product training programs are in place for sales staff and flyer implementation. This person will work with various departments including Store Operations to provide effective merchandising of all categories. The successful candidate will work towards developing themselves for the position of Vice President of Merchandising. The ideal candidate will possess post-secondary education in a related discipline with 10 years management experience with a retail chain. Buying experience in a retail environment is required. Candidates must have excellent communication and negotiation skills and the ability to lead others. Must be customer oriented in order to ensure the department provides excellent support to our store teams. We thank everyone who applies but will only contact those we wish to interview. Please apply to: TSC Stores L.P. 1950 Oxford Street E. London, Ontario N5V 2Z8 Fax – 519-451-1235 e-mail – email@example.com (01.03_01.16)
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DISTRICT SALES MANAGERNational Sales Agency servicing hardware retailers and National head offices, well established for over 30 years is seeking an District Sales Manager to manage our Ontario sales team 5. The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing a sales team 2 yrs + within the Hardware Box Store environment or related industries. Our organization uses the latest technologies so good knowledge of Microsoft Office software is required. If you wish to join the fastest growing National Hardware/Retail sales organization in Canada and have a strong desire to grow please reply with your resume and salary expectations to this ad. We offer a very competitive compensation package and all inquiries will be treated with the strictest confidence. Jobs@autopistaamericas.com ((01.09_16.06))
GENERAL MANAGEROur client, Spruceland Lumber Ltd., is recruiting a GM for their privately owned retail lumber and building products outlet in Fort McMurray, Alberta. In business since 1997, Spruceland started in retail lumber and recently added a 20,000 sq. ft. building product retail centre. Sales are currently in excess of $20 million. Competitive salary & benefits package + annual bonus incentive is provided. Relocation assistance available. To request a detailed position profile, contact: Enid Bradley or Stacey Sayler MEYERS NORRIS PENNY LLP Executive Search & Human Resources Consulting Tel: 1-800-661-7778 Email: email@example.com (12.12_01.09)
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