Experienced Retail Sales Merchandiser who oversees the planning of product ranges, sales and stock plans with vendors and buyers. Excels at managing visual product displays to maximise sales and customer interest. Specialises in the analysis of sales during previous seasons to predict upcoming trends.
Forecasting sales and future product trends
Production of layout plans using planogram software
Product pricing negotiation
Efficient and effective communicator
Analysis of best-sellling products
Managing and training junior staff members
Diligent and detail-orientated
December 2011 to July 2014 Target Corporation – London, England Retail Sales Merchandiser
Managed the process of forecasting sales, trends and profits, working to optimise the profitability of critical product lines. Presented sales forecasts and budget plans to various department representatives on a quarterly basis.
Performed analysis of best-sellling price points of top products within seasonal apparel lines.
May 2009 to November 2011 BASIC Retailers, Inc – London, London Retail Sales Merchandiser
Prepared and presented quarterly annual reports on the performance of over 15 competitors and their seasonal brand lines. Maintained awareness of the top-sellling products of competitors, offering the development and production team members suggestions of how our brands could be modified to outperform competitorsÂ’ products in terms of both sales and quality.
Designed customer feedback portals in which our development and quality assurance teams could gather feedback, criticisms and concerns related to our apparel product lines.
2011 Northeastern University – London, England Graduate Certificate, Finance and Accounting 2009 University of South London – London, England Bachelor of Arts, Fashion Merchandising Cum laude