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Derek Flores
Works at Zappos Merchandising Inc.
Attended Colorado State University
Lives in Las Vegas, NV
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Do battle in the same Army-approved gear that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson wears.
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Back on the +. Tired of FB. 
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I forgot how funny Kings of Comedy is. God damn dog. 
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JaVale McGee has come in for some affectionate ribbing 'round these parts, but nobody better say nothing about his game-winning play in the Nuggets-Pistons game last night.
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The first reaffirmation session for the Colorado State mens basketball team came before the season and featured a show of hands.
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In his circles
254 people
Have him in circles
232 people
Scott Bennett's profile photo
Adam Heim's profile photo
Stephen Zeeck's profile photo
Gilbert carrillo's profile photo
Charlie Lafontaine's profile photo
Shun Chaiyakit's profile photo
Kyar pauk's profile photo
Tre Borders's profile photo
Abraham jimenez's profile photo
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Occupation
Streetwear/Men's Fashion Buyer
Employment
  • Zappos Merchandising Inc.
    Men's Apparel and Denim, 2008 - present
    Directs team in the development and management of over 90 major contemporary men's apparel, young men's apparel, men's classic apparel and men's and women's denim brands. Currently manages three buyers and two assistant buyers. Ensures that merchandise assortments support the needs of the customer and the financial objectives of the company. Works with team and sets annual and seasonal objectives by category for each business and consistently reviews for progress and performance. (Sales, Gross Margin, Product Assortments, Exclusive Product, Key Promotional Items, Pricing Strategies, ROI). Continually analyzes the marketplace and develops competitive strategies and business practices. Analyzes vendor profitability and SKU productivity by brand and category. Routinely directs key decisions that maximizes sales and minimizes risks. Generates enthusiasm and support for both short and long term company goals. Collaborates with buyers and senior management to develop and execute merchandise strategies to maximize sales performance and profitability. Identifies new category and product opportunities. Facilitates and promotes timely communication and cooperation between website, warehouse, merchandising functions and vendor resources. Ensures that pricing, site strategies and marketing support the financial objectives of the company. Cultivates company culture to ensure that Zappos is a great place to work.
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Las Vegas, NV
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Colorado
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I really love Hip Hop and sports. I bet 80% of my tweets/posts are about either one. I enjoy hanging out with my friends and my lady friend. I work for a great company and I'm truly happy, finally. Oh yea and I love the Denver Broncos.
Education
  • Colorado State University
    History, 2001 - 2005
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