Well-qualified Product Merchandiser who oversees the development of product ranges. Adept at producing comprehensive layout plans for retail store locations. Specialises in reporting on the development of upcoming seasonal product lines based on research and analysis of current sales trends.
Product line optimisation
Forecasting sales and future product trends
Analysis of competitorsÂ’ pricing and product lines
Production of layout plans using planogram software
Product pricing negotiation
Clear communication skills
Multitasker and attentive to detail
Managing and training junior staff members
May 2011 to July 2014 Target Corporation – London, England Product Merchandiser
analysed the strategic pricing tactics and product development plans of competitors in order to stay abreast of market trends and improve TargetÂ’s seasonal apparel lines.
Supervised the forecasting of product trends and profitability. Continually optimised the strategic development of products in order to maximise buyer interest and sales rates.
December 2009 to April 2011 D&J Retailers, Inc – San Jose, London Product Merchandiser
Presented budget plans and sales forecasts on a quarterly basis to various department representatives. Co-authored annual report of brand and product line modification suggestions to better reach consumers and outperform our competitors.
Monitored sales of our best-sellling products, analysing our successful strategies for replication on additional product lines and seasonal marketing tactics.
2012 Emerson University – London, England Graduate Certificate, Finance and Accounting 2009 University of South London – Vermillion, South London Bachelor of Arts, Merchandising and Finance Cum laude