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Monday, August 31, 2009

Growing at - Are you a Superstar?

We are continuing to grow at  If you are a star in eCommerce and are looking to work with, in my opinion, the top team in Canada take a look at the positions below to see if you are a fit.

We are looking for great people who are passionate about eCommerce and get excited about making the businesses grow.

Director of Online Merchandising and Business Development: As a Director of Online Merchandising & Business Development you direct the site merchandising strategy for Sears Canada's online businesses focusing on new vendor and category growth through vendor to customer and cart to cart opportunities as well as partnering with the retail business teams to ensure alignment among programs. 

Online Merchant: As an Online Merchant you will source new products, categories and vendors to grow Sears Canada's business online. A strong analytical focus coupled with experience in online merchandising and vendor negotiations the online merchant drives sales and product breadth / depth through development of the vendor to customer, cart to cart and support of One Sears.

Senior Onboarding Specialist: As a Senior On Boarding Specialist you will identify and prioritize training requirements for the on boarding team including, prioritizing requests for enhancements of the Content system. As well, this role will drive the execution of the online product content creation and enrichment process by partnering with internal and external business teams to help ensure a positive customer shopping experience through product information pages.

Onboarding Specialist: The Onboarding Specialist will drive execution of the online product content creation and enrichment process by partnering with internal and external business teams to help ensure a positive customer shopping experience through product information pages. Understanding that the key to online shopping is a positive customer experience, the Onboarding Specialist will work to customize their categories to specific customer needs. The goal of the Onboarding Specialist is to create high volumes of product data with accurate, rich content to Sears Canada's web properties. 

Vendor to Customer Compliance Manager: As a Vendor to Customer (V2C) Compliance Manager you will drive excellence in Sears Canada's Online Vendor to Customer merchandising program. Working with vendors through the onboarding process the V2C Compliance Manager ensures a clean execution and launch of each new program as well as adherence to SLAs post launch.

Vendor to Customer Specialist: As a Vendor to Customer (V2C) Specialist you will ensure that Sears Canada's V2C program is delivering operational excellence to our customers through vendor engagement and issue resolution. The specialist works with vendors pre and post launch to ensure compliance with timelines, service level agreements and program requirements.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Good Data is Good Business! Five Crucial Steps to Successful Data Integration

Wow - crazy busy of late and I haven't had a chance to blog much.  I will be talking on Wednesday about a topic that is near and dear to my heart - Product data and how it is an competitive differentiator.  Here is some info, I'd love to hear your thoughts.

• Presented By: All About ROI
• Sponsored By: Stibo Systems
• Duration: On hour

Speakers: Simon Rodrigue, AVP of eCommerce - Sears Canada; Tim Holody, COO, Seta Corp.

Moderator: Paul Miller, Editor in Chief, All About ROI

In the process of receiving product data from vendors for use with product displays and descriptions across channels, many details can get lost in the shuffle. But the proper integration of data saves time and money and will make you more money.

Register today to learn how efficient data management will:
- impact your bottom line positively
- reduce merchandise returns
- decrease business risks
- expedite product delivery
- improve internal and external communications

In this webinar, 
All About ROI, industry leader Sears and database marketing expert Tim Holody will show retailers of all kinds - brick and mortar, catalog, online - the importance behind making sure the data for your inventory is accurate and primed for communication to the consumer, as soon as new stock is available.

Come to this session armed with your questions about successful data integration. You'll be able to submit questions directly to our panelist for a live Q&A session during the hour.

For more info click here.