25 years of overall experience, including 12 years of experience of retail industry. Extensive experience of entire backend and front-end retail operations. Proficiently setup scalable systems, processes and Controls, formulated sourcing strategies adeptly, managed logistics and completed end-to-end vendor identification/development. A strategic planner, with expertise in implementing cost saving measures to achieve cost reduction in terms of material, procurement costs and logistics cost. Extensive experience in exploring & developing new dealers, accelerating growth & achieving goals.
Mr. Shah’s proficiency in Marketing, Supply-chain, Retail-Operations, Warehouse-management, Business-expansion gathered over a span of 12 years where he took V-Mart from a tally of 4 stores to a formidable 136 stores and counting as of today, has helped him propel the growth of V-Mart and establish it as the fastest going fashion retailer in the country.
Joined the firm in an initial stage of 4 stores, framed SOPs, setup the processes from ground level, grew the firm from a nascent stage in 2004 to a current state of 122 stores in India. By March 2017, we intend to be around 155 + stores. Performed as a core team member for developing strategies for Revenue growth from 12 Crores to around 900 Crores. Managed manpower of almost 4000 employees. Trained, motivated & created a talent search program for Internal development & requirement fulfillment. Managed projects and reduced the project duration to 63% of original duration. Completed projects within 70% – 75% of budgeted cost. Developed the VM Standard SOP for complete store chain. Proactively initiated & performed the role of torchbearer for implementing the CRM & CLP program for entire retail store chain. Ventured onto the horizon of Digital media for marketing. Played an instrumental role in expansion of firm by carefully evaluating & entering into Tier 2, 3 & 4 cities