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

Passionate Senior Buyer with over 10 years of progressive retail experience. Well versed in planning and executing daily inventory buys and proficient in procuring goods and driving business success. Competitive individual with a keen eye to determine up and coming trends and is ready to use my knowledge, experiences and self motivation to tackle new challenges within the organization.

Skills
  • Team Leadership
  • Merchandising operations
  • Pricing negotiations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Sales Analytics
  • MS Office
  • Adobe
  • Vendor relations
  • Purchasing procedures
  • Continuous process improvements
  • Budgeting
  • Trend assessment
  • MS Excel
Work History
02/2017 to Current
Senior Assistant Buyer Jc Penney Wayne, NJ,
  • Processed, reviewed and tracked replenishment orders using Buyer Workbench system
  • Researched and evaluated market trends through online sources, customer feedback and competitor shopping.
  • Reviewed each store location's buying trends to ascertain correct assortment of apparel for maximum sales and profits.
  • Communicated with vendors to negotiate best pricing for merchandise.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving Product or service issues.
  • Implemented consolidations and markdowns to promote higher gross margins.
  • Analyzed sales data and conducted competitor research to efficiently order merchandise according to sales trends.
02/2014 to 02/2017
Store Manager Hibbett Sports, Inc. 01507 Columbia (Edens), SC,
  • Oversaw employee performance, corrected problems and increased efficiency to maintain productivity targets.
  • Strengthened merchandising and promotional strategies to drive customer engagement and boost sales.
  • Offered hands-on assistance to customers, assessing needs and maintaining current knowledge of consumer preferences.
  • Managed all aspects of store operations, including organization, maintenance and purchasing functions.
  • Submitted orders for new inventory.
  • Promoted business strategy by implementing improvements based on guest feedback.
05/2009 to 11/2012
Store Manager, AR The Buckle – Battle Creek City, STATE,
  • Engaged and interacted with customers to create positive shopping experiences and drive revenue growth.
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions.
  • Oversaw receiving and display of incoming products, meeting planned promotions and seasonal rotation for sales events.
  • Scheduled and led weekly store meetings for all employees to discuss sales promotions and new inventory while providing platform for all to voice concerns.
  • Maintained proper product levels and inventory controls for all merchandise and organized backroom to facilitate effective ordering and stock rotation.
  • Boosted sales by effectively cultivating customer rapport and delivering superior customer service.
08/2008 to 12/2009
Accomplishments Coca-Cola City, STATE,
  • Tracked, measured and reported on trends for sales team analysis and decision making.
  • Managed customer expectations through strategic communications and helped each navigate sales processes.
  • Restructured company merchandising standards to increase customer traffic and product exposure.
  • Prepared nnovative visual displays to grab customer interest and promote sales.
  • Updated pricing and signage to complete product displays and educate customers.
  • Worked with managers and advertising directors to optimize promotions.
  • Developed merchandising strategy to efficiently move overstock.
  • Inspected merchandise for quality and arranged proper display location on floor.
Education
Expected in 04/2009
Bachelor of Science: Textile and Apparel Studies
Western Michigan University - Kalamazoo, MI,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Western Michigan University

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Assistant Buyer
  • Store Manager
  • Store Manager, AR
  • Accomplishments

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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