Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Divisional Merchandise Manager who thrives in a team-oriented environment, working creatively and effectively to reach company goals. Merchandising professional successful at representing consumer tastes and needs in the retail market. Accurately assesses competition and seeks effective ways to boost sales and reinforce client brands. Retail Merchandiser focused on creating value for customers and product longevity for retail manufacturers. Reinforces client brands through effective advertising while staying aware of potential growth opportunities. Results-oriented Retail Merchandiser who leverages solid market knowledge and creative business strategies to maximize product profitability.
  • Fashion industry knowledge
  • Creative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Vendor relations
  • 25 years in purchasing


Drive to succeed

team development

ability to advance key executives

business maximization

goal orientated

skilled negotiator


Work History
Divisional Merchandise Manager, 02/1998 - 01/XXX7
Bed Bath & Beyond Port Arthur, ,

Managed and directed 15 direct report buyers and assistant buyers in their day to day operation of every aspect of the retail processes.  Responsible for app 20% of the company sales volume or all $200 Million in annual sales.  Held this position for 2 years and in that time...........

Prior to this position I was a merchandise manager with the same scope of responsibility although for a smaller group of direct reports and volume.  Time devoted to this position was app 2years.

In the time between my joining the company in 1998 and when I was promoted to the first of my 2 assignments at the VP level I was a buyer with a variety of exposures to a wide range of product.  My skill was recognized and rewarded with increased levels of support and development as I progressed.


Buyer, -
Barry-Wehmiller Roseville, ,
Buyer, Store Manager, 03/1983 - 03/1993
R H Macys Inc City, , Started as an executive trainee; worked through a variety of comprehensive learning positions including department manager, assistant buyer, store line merchandise manager, Buyer and store line store manager.
Associate of Arts: Retail management, Expected in 1982
Fashion Institue of Technology - New York City,

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