Kenneth Goodgame is a name you might recognize, especially if your company is looking for someone to help you with the marketing, sales, and retail merchandising of your products. He is a highly effective leader who specializes in creating multi-million dollar excellence using his list of unique skills he has acquired in his marketing, merchandising, financial oversight and business strategy efforts. He has now started his own marketing and merchandising company after years of perfecting these skills and strategies working with some of the largest companies in America. Being an Operations Management expert and leader, he specializes in delivering corporate assurance systems that not only improve performance but also increase a corporation’s profitability. Kenneth accomplishes this by promoting and honing a companies leadership, improving the quality of the companies operations, and improving not only their productivity but also their cost of doing business. This is all possible because of his extensive experience which has endowed him with a trained eye that enables him to spot and navigate, market shifts, and spot potential costly mistakes that less experienced people might miss.
Some of the companies that Goodgame has worked with in the past is where he picked up several of his crucial abilities. When He was with Ace Hardware Corporation, he managed and repaired the company’s full profit and loss for over 2.2 billion dollars in purchasing and over 320 Million dollars in inventory involving over 85,000 SKUs. Kenneth Goodgame then led groups within the company to create a long-term strategic growth plan. As part of the plan, he re-engineered their talent acquisition and entirely rebuilt their entire merchandising group.
He also hired a full category management team for Ace Hardware with internal changes that would help drive the inventory and SKU investments at the co-op and store levels. He then replaced the lowest 40% of the company’s buyers and created a high energy company team culture with very broad product expertise. This change ended up improving company savings from 2% to more than 10% annually. He also created the “New At True Value” 4 SKU end cap program that ended up being supported by over 2800 Ace stores. This program has come to be the most successful program launch as measured by store participation. To E-mail, Kenneth about how he might be able to help you go to his website at http://kengoodgame.com/