retail merchandiser resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Talented well-versed in stocking merchandise and planning promotional displays. Demonstrated success in collaborating with store and advertising management to create and deploy successful merchandising strategies for seasonal and promotional needs. Results-oriented Retail Merchandiser offering numerous years leveraging creative business strategies to maximize product profitability. Thrives in team-oriented environment, working creatively and effectively to reach company goals. Boost revenue consistently by completing engaging and attractive merchandising displays. Dedicated to organizing cohesive displays to tie in different offerings and promote sales. Creative and highly organized with skills to meet any promotional need. Skillful Retail Merchandiser accomplished in product assembly, material handling and display design. Works well independently and as part of dynamic teams. Skilled at collaborating with fashion designers on product placement, store displays and marketing material for new clothing launches and promotions. Effective merchandising professional bringing demonstrated success in leveraging visual display prowess to express brand vision. Over numerous years of fashion industry experience. Quick-learning and creative with aptitude for surmounting challenges.

  • Sales
  • Invoicing
  • Inventory Control
  • Budgeting
  • Client Needs Assessment
  • Sales Planning
  • Inventory Maintenance
  • Guest Services
  • Store Merchandising
  • Cleaning
  • Purchasing
  • Sales Strategy
  • Pricing Strategy
  • Store Management
  • Inventory Planning
  • Materials Transport
  • Visual Displays
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Product Knowledge
  • Customer Complaint Resolution
Work History
Retail Merchandiser, 04/2017 - Current
Signature Retail Services Mason, OH,
  • Updated pricing and signage to complete product displays and educate customers.
  • Prepared interesting and innovative visual displays to grab customer interest and promote sales.
  • Arranged consistent shelves, bins and racks at assorted locations by following established planograms.
  • Designed displays to deliver interactive, engaging and memorable store experiences for shoppers.
  • Stocked merchandise each work visit, clearly labeling items, arranging according to size or color and preparing attractive displays.
  • Worked with managers and advertising directors to optimize promotions.
  • Organized store merchandise racks and displays to promote and maintain visually appealing environments.
  • Promoted seasonal products and trends to move stock and prepare for incoming inventory.
  • Monitored and replenished display inventory and restructured according to available stock.
  • Developed merchandising strategy to efficiently move overstock.
  • Managed aesthetically pleasing displays to showcase company products and increase sales.
Boutique Owner, 10/2012 - Current
Bernicks Dresser / St Croix Falls, WI,
  • Collaborated with supply vendors and distributors to purchase supplies in bulk with favorable discounts.
  • Developed successful online sales operations from scratch by establishing and following strategic vision, mission and operational plans.
  • Managed all facets of business operations, including financial tracking, inventory coordination and social media marketing.
  • Responded to customer issues and resolved complaints by leveraging expert knowledge.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client support.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.
Merchandiser, 08/1991 - 07/1998
Giant Eagle Braddock Hills, PA,
  • Updated pricing and signage to complete product displays and educate customers.
  • Worked with managers and advertising directors to optimize promotions.
  • Prepared interesting and innovative visual displays to grab customer interest and promote sales.
  • Partnered with sales representatives and managers to coordinate delivery and merchandising schedule.
  • Planned and coordinated product availability for advertising and promotion purposes.
  • Interviewed and worked closely with vendors to acquire and develop desired products.
  • Set and recommended mark-up rates, mark-down rates and selling prices for merchandise.
  • Completed stock orders and managed inventory levels.
  • Ensured products appeared at correct locations in correct quantities.
  • Unloaded arriving product stock and moved to store display areas.
  • Removed damaged, out-of-code, not-in-set and discontinued items from displays.
  • Monitored inventory levels and kept adequate stock in product displays on sales floor.
  • Rotated manufacturer products as needed.
Meat Wrapper, 10/1987 - 05/1988
H.E. Butt Grocery Company City, STATE,
  • Priced orders daily by correctly wrapping, weighing and labeling cuts.
  • Replenished cases through shifts to maintain consistent sales.
  • Upheld department presentation standards with regular cleaning.
  • Offered samples of cheese and other items related to meat purchases to entice sales.
  • Weighed, wrapped and labeled meat products for sale to grocery customers.
  • Assisted customers with selecting types and cuts of meat by answering questions and offering recommendations.
  • Kept shelves and display cases organized, products fronted and expired items removed.
  • Minimized spoilage by using first-in-first-out stock management processes.
  • Protected consumers by consistently following food handling and safety guidelines.
  • Offered guests top-notch service, greeting every person and assisting with needs such as locating products.
  • Prepared and placed meat cuts and products in display counter to ease shopping experience of customers.
  • Maintained and stocked display cases by transporting wrapped products from work area or cooler to display cases.
  • Verified proper inventory levels, product quality and freshness to prevent sale of spoiled products.
  • Cleaned equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1988
Mission High School - Mission, TX
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