Dynamic Merchandise Assistant with strong background in retail environments and 11 years career experience. Results-focused and driven professional with expertise in forecasting, financial planning, and analysis. Dependable team player with excellent communication and organisational skills.
Sales and Marketing
The Clothes Bin 4/1/2010 to Current Merchandise Assistant London
Draught reports and analyses for management review of ad hoc projects.
Coordinate with campaign management, product development, and estimating.
Develop seasonal financial objectives to maximise inventory investment and reduce future markdowns.
Darby’s Thread Barn 3/1/2007 to 4/1/2010 Merchandise Assistant London
Liaised with Logistics Department to ensure on-time delivery of merchandise.
Assisted in negotiating discounts and payment terms with suppliers.
Processed retail reports and invoices on a consistent weekly basis.
Argyles 6/1/2003 to 3/1/2007 Merchandise Assistant London
analysed market reports to identify product trends for creation of new seasonal lines.
Verified shipment and invoice accuracy through product sorting and reviewing.
Prepared weekly sales reports and carried out distribution company-wide.
NCL University 2003 Bachelor of Arts: Retail Merchandise Management London, England, UK