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US Retail Compensation and Benefits

16000 - General Merchandise Manager (GMM)

Top Executive with overall responsibility for Merchandise Buying for the entire organization. Develops overall product assortment strategy to maximize sales and profits. Establishes/maintains programs, procedures, and guidelines to ensure brand and financial objectives are achieved. Establishes guidelines or may be responsible for price levels/ranges and markdowns. May have responsibility for vendor relationships, Supply Chain Management, and Merchandise Planning functions. Typically reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).