Duck Soup | Project Manger & Buyer

Duck Soup was a Vintage and Retro, E-commerce, Brick and Mortar store located at the Grove in Los Angeles with at 3,000 square foot warehouse in Culver City. Started by the owner of Rhino Records and Bob.



2003 – 2005

E-commerce Buyer / Project Manager
Los Angeles

  • Oversaw special projects and coordinated vendors, management, e-commerce and retail staff to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Created guidelines and buying practices that lead to increase internet sales.
  • Created reports laying out a 12 point marketing analysis of e-commerce website used as the framework for doubling e-commerce sales in a 12 month period
  • Purchased product to meet the needs of the brick and mortar store and e-commerce stores.
  • Developed and produced Trade show booth, Spin rack headers and table talkers, for Duck Soup Branded DVD series.
  • Produced graphics and edited copy for marketing materials to be used for store signage, postcards, media release kits, letterhead, business cards, website upkeep, and viral marketing.
  • Designed retail space including signage, display units.
  • Created a budget for 200 new products to enhance location for proposal with a high profile music industry company.
  • Lead staff, daily and weekly, meetings to report project and budgetary updates.
  • Monitored e-commerce sales and competitors pricing to make buying recommendations.
  • Oversaw bi-annual inventory for brick and mortar store and 10,000 sq ft warehouse.
  • Reconciled damaged products with suppliers.