Fashion Retail Resume Sample

The resume that you used to apply for a job a few months ago may not be considered “current” now. You will need to change it. Resume writing standards keep changing and it is often difficult to keep up with them. But we have to keep up if we want a chance at being chosen for our dream job. By all means, use your previous resume to hash out a new one but do not use the previous one as it is.

Applying for a new fashion retail job now will require you to add information of your achievements and competencies (if you had overlooked putting them in earlier). You may also need to change your summary statement so that it fits your professional profile of “now”.

 

Fashion Retail Resume Sample

 

April Rice

423 Washington Avenue ● Hebron, ND 23871 ● (000) 121-7700 ● april.rice @ email . com


FASHION RETAIL ASSOCIATE

SUMMARY: 8+ years’ experience in exemplifying an optimistic and energetic presence by building strong relationships with customers and peers. Effectively able to meet set sales goals by employing expertise in promoting clotheslines and accessories. A self-directed, action-oriented professional who has a documented success in determining consumer behavior and market trends in fashion through extensive research.

• Special talent for handling visual merchandising displays in accordance to holiday themes and current fashions
• Unmatched ability to convince customers to purchase accessories along with their main clothes purchases, as part of upselling efforts
• Proven record of efficiently determining the store’s standing through vendor analysis and cumulative markups

CORE COMPETENCIES

• Visual Merchandising • Promotional Activities • Negotiation
• Stock Control/Inventory • Budgeting • Design and Production
• Loss Management • Thematic Displays • Consumer Behavior
• Generational Marketing • Strategic Merchandising • Market Research

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
• Increased the retail outlet’s market share by a staggering 37% owing to extensive market research efforts which led to improvements in business strategies
• Met sales goals constantly between the year 2009 and 2014
• Created a colossal Star Wars thematic display to promote the company’s costume clotheslines in time for the movie’s release
• Suggested accessorizing casual wear sported by the company which increased sales by 55%

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GAP INC., Hebron, ND | 6/2012 to Present
Fashion Retail Associate

• Assist customers arriving at the store by inquiring into their buying needs
• Lead or escort customers to racks that contain their choice of clothes and accessories
• Assist in choosing the right type, size and color of chosen item and produce it from the storage area
• Provide suggestions for buying accessories such as jewelry, scarves and shoes
• Assist customers during fitting processes and provide honest feedback
• Lead customers through payment procedures and arrange for their purchases to be carried to their vehicles
• Stock shelves and racks with clothing items and accessories and ensure that all sizes and colors are available in storage
• Handle visual merchandising activities by sticking to the set theme strictly
• Provide support to marketing and promotion teams in promoting new clothing items and accessories
• Order, manage and take out stock and ensure that any item that is low in stock is procured in a time efficient manner
• Handle complaints and returns according to set store policies and protocols

TORY BURCH, Hebron, ND | 1/2007 to 6/2012)
Fashion Retail Assistant

• Performed market research to determine current trends in fashion and competition status
• Assisted in setting up visual displays in an aesthetically pleasing manner
• Handled customers’ queries and responded by providing them with assistance in looking for desired clothing items
• Assisted in fittings and took information for alterations
• Bagged customers’ purchases and ensured that deliveries were made promptly

EDUCATION
HEBRON FASHION SCHOOL, Hebron, ND – 2006
Associate’s Degree in Retail Fashion






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