A veteran’s eye is absolutely essential today to successfully navigate a growing corporation around the shoals of rocky business environments. Kenneth E. Goodgame knows how to quickly identify mistakes in procurement, marketing and merchandising programs that can quickly sink a new product launch. He implements a smarter business strategy while promoting growth through employee engagement.
Key performance indicators using proven quality assurance systems must contribute to each quarterly and annual shareholder report. With the increasing dominance of mobile-based sales today, he sees the global family’s changes in their buying patterns. Now the focus must be on building consumer trust plus contributions to their local community. This is one of the essential trademarks of Goodgame’s management style. He knows how to find those unique characteristics that make a global enterprise locally responsive.
He knows what every retailer desires:
Repeat Business + Sales of high-profit-margin products &services.
Goodgame has a long history of coaching retailers to build loyalty among their customers. It is the keystone of his years as an executive at True Value and Ace Hardware in Chicago. His ability to move swiftly with trends in consumer purchasing habits are evidenced by his recent blog posts on his web page: http://kengoodgame.com where a resume fully details his career. There you will see that Kenneth Goodgame wrote a recent blog post about the most explosive new product category in the Pet Supplies industry: Refrigerated Fresh Foods. He monitors the changing demographics that reshape the American Marketplace.
With full P&L management for over 85,000 SKUs at True Value Hardware it was the impact of the 2014 national television ads on local co-op owners. He led the creation of a 4-SKU end cap program, adopted by 2,400 stores – the most rapid store participation.
Career accomplishments include the fast turn-around of Techtronic Industries, N.A. as president of Baja Motorsports and Direct Tools Factory Outlets. This is a highly productive corporate leader and team player with deep experience in both procurement, new product launches, careful fiscal planning and corporate expansion.