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Marc Bouvia

Retail Store Manager

Seattle, WA

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Accomplished management executive with exemplary 20+ year career in the retail field marked by repeated promotions and awards.With experience managing all lines, big box locations, boutiques, workforces of up to 200, and a full compliment of operational functions (e.g. P&L, receiving, sales floor, merchandising, purchasing, IT systems). History of maximizing sales, minimizing costs/shrink, and out performing profit/services goals. Dynamic, high energy leader and effective trainer, able to motivate and develop top-tier, customer-focused teams.

Work Experience

Asst Store Manager

Cole Haan
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Seattle, WA
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July 2008 to March 2011 (2 years, 8 months)

Jointly implemented strategic business planning, associate training, and merchandising programs to outperform 
corporate revenue and profit goals. Lead the store in personal sales performance by developing a huge client 
base.

Associate Store Manager

GAP Inc
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Seattle, WA
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July 2003 to October 2007 (4 years, 3 months)

Responsible for improving store's operational and Human Resource functions to ensure customer satisfaction, 
maximize productivity and profitability, and compliance with company procedures. Earned a reputation as a 
skilled coach and mentor by developing many entry level associates to leadership positions throughout the district.

Assistant store Manager

SEARS ROEBUCK
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Seattle, WA
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November 1986 to October 2002 (15 years, 11 months)

Advanced through a series of promotions with final accountability for overall financial performance of $26 
million, 200 employee, big box location. Provide simultaneous management of daily store operations and a 36 
member Brand Central department. To oversee sound merchandising and loss control strategies, maintain 
national presentation/service standards; and ensure optimum customer satisfaction, associate morale, and attainment of P&L goals.

Education

Central Catholic High School

Business Administration

Portland State University

Additional Information

Areas of Expertise 
 
q Training and development q Recruiting 
q Complex problem solving skills q Interviewing experience 
q Employee coaching q Customer targeting 
 
Keywords 
 
Retail management 
Retail Sales 
Customer Service 
Creative problem solving 
Associate Development 
Human Resources 
Expense Control 
Computer Literate