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Sally Beauty Denton Full-Time
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Overview
Sally Beauty Holdings (NYSE: SBH) is the world's largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies.  Our world headquarters is conveniently located in Denton Texas, just 5 minutes north of Lake Lewisville off of I35E.  
 
We are currently seeking a Buyer to join our growing team!  This person is responsible for the day to day management and development of business processes to maximize sales and gross margin objectives, while managing inventory objectives for specific brands. Develops strategic objectives to ensure long-term sustained growth.
Responsibilities
  • Develops the assortment strategy for the assigned category.  Works collaboratively with vendor and brand partners to maximize first to market approach of on trend products, promotional and pricing strategy for the assigned category placement. 
  • Actively partners with pricing and promotional team to ensure optimal performance against sales and margin.  Works collaboratively with the marketing and operations team to ensure a ‘customer first’ approach to the product strategy. Works collaboratively with the planning and allocation team to ensure ideal inventory levels. Develops and facilitates presentations to all levels of leadership.
  • Analyzes and draws conclusions from multiple resources so as to provide a concise, logical merchandising focus. Identifies and promotes new products and trends in a timely manner to maximize sales potential. Identifies and devises profitable exit strategies, including vendor participation, of slow selling items, discontinued items, package changes and poor promotional sell through.
  • Creates and owns strong vendor partnerships. Negotiates with vendors to reduce costs, increase margin, special terms, discounts, allowances and payment dating in all appropriate opportunities.
  • Develops category expertise through competitive analysis and attends vendor meetings and tradeshow presentations to identify sales opportunities through new products, trends and competitive strategies.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years category management experience in related field. Consumer goods and services preferred
  • Proven track record of growing categories or leading category growth
  • Beauty experience a plus
  • JDA a plus
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills combined with high creative potential
  • Ability to multi task with accuracy
  • Leadership qualities and work ethics that dictate the standards for the department
  • Ability to communicate with and influence all levels of staff
  • Strong negotiation skills
 
We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision. Life insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, and 401(k) with company match.
 
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.
 
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Sally Beauty Supply began as one store in New Orleans in 1964. Today, as Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., we are the largest distributor of professional beauty supplies in the world. Sally Beauty Holdings is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SBH.


Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. is made up of Sally Beauty Supply and CosmoProf. Through these businesses, the company sells and distributes beauty products at over 4,200 stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Chile, France and Spain as well as through outside sales consultants.


Our international presence offers Sally Beauty / CosmoProf insight into fashion and beauty trends. It gives our buyers and merchandisers a head start on obtaining the tools and products salon professionals need to create the latest fashion looks, as well as the products consumers use to maintain the look between salon visits.


Sally Beauty Supply stores offer more than 6,000 products for hair, skin, and nails through professional lines such as Clairol, L’Oreal, Wella, Conair, and Revlon, as well as an extensive selection of proprietary merchandise.


CosmoProf stores, along with its outside sales consultants, sell up to 9,800 professionally branded products including Paul Mitchell, Wella, Sebastian, Graham, Webb, Rusk, TIGI, Matrix, and Redken. CosmoProf sells exclusively to professional cosmetologists for use in salons and resale to their customers.


Simply having these products is not enough. Sally Beauty / CosmoProf encourages a depth of product knowledge among its store employees by producing monthly merchandising videos that explain the features and recommended use of new products. Such training promotes outstanding service and continued customer loyalty.


Sally’s phenomenal growth has taken place as a result of providing a vast selection of outstanding products at great prices, along with the best customer service provided by our knowledgeable, caring people.


Our past is solid; our future is bright. Join us, and become a member of the biggest and the best team in the industry!

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