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Shahbaz A. | Elance
 
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Shahbaz A.

Walmart Retail Link and Category Advisor Expert
   Canada
  |   Toronto, Ontario

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Minimum Hourly Rate $44

The most compelling experience that has lead me to flourish in my career is the ability to analyze and find opportunities in mega data. Combining multiple data sources i.e. Nielsen, NPD, Retail Link, Dunnhumby etc. is the key to "Telling the story behind the numbers", which gives us a thorough understanding of consumer spending behaviour. This will ultimately give us the win in our respective categories.

Some of the most powerful companies in the world (Walmart Canada, Electrolux, Carlton Cards to name but a few) have trusted me to give...

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A. LASSONDE
Walmart Category Advisor - Juice, Drink, Nectar Ca
2013 - 2014
Analyzing mega data to uncover trends, anomalies and opportunities using various tools, Retail Link, Nielsen Answers, Nielsen Builder and Market Track
S25 BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTIONS
Senior Consultant
2011 - 2013
Prepared and educated international vendors in developing and delivering strategic solutions for Canadian retailers.
ELECTROLUX CANADA
Walmart Category Advisor - Floor Care
2008 - 2011
Initiate and implement Product Category and Space Management strategies for the floor care business that will advance a double digit million dollar a year business to over $100M
DELTA CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS
Account Manager
2006 - 2008
Cultivated the licensed children's furniture category by more than 100% within Toys R Us and Walmart in both real estate and sales through the acquisition of key licenses from Disney and...
S25 BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOLUTIONS
Project Manager
2002 - 2005
Managed both internal and external teams on a $250 million dollar project to upgrade several factories in both Canada & the United States
WALMART CANADA INC
Senior Business Analyst
1998 - 2001
Manage cross functional teams and big data in growing the automotive category of over 1,500 products.

Education

York University
BA (Bachelor of Arts)
1994 - 1998
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Retail Link
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