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Retail Associates have a vital role in retail companies as they are responsible for maximizing profits and increasing customer satisfaction. Common work activities mentioned in an average resume sample for Retail Associate include stocking shelves, handling transactions, reporting to managers, greeting customers, making product recommendations, and answering to inquiries. The ideal candidate for a Retail Associate job should demonstrate commercial awareness, customer service orientation, courtesy, excellent communication skills, and teamwork. Based on our collection of example resumes, a high school diploma is sufficient for those looking to enter the retail industry.

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Retail Associate

Processed and replenished merchandise and ensured stock availability on the assigned floor

  • Managed, counted, verified, and reconciled daily cash register sales
  • Greeted customers in a courteous and professional manner, while providing quality customer service to approximately 250 guests per day; answered questions about products and services, membership inquiries and renewals
  • Received and processed payments by cash, check, credit card and automatic debit transactions while maintaining a balanced cash drawer
  • Preformed opening and closing procedures effectively according to store policies and procedures
  • Assisted small business owners with "fax and pull" orders, processed payments, recommend new items for business use
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
2

Retail Associate (pt)

Received extensive training on merchandizing, guest services and inventory management

  • Drove sales by overseeing the guest service and merchandizing of two to three departments
  • Assisted managers on site, perform basic duties as required and subsequently strengthens leadership and communication skills
  • Operated and balanced the cash register at the end of each shift or as scheduled
  • Complied with established store policies and procedures in a professional and courteous manner
  • Performed administrative functions, at times, including tracking, ordering, and ensuring store security
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
3

Retail Associate

Provided superior customer service and kept store well-stocked, displayed, and clean.

  • Marked items with identifying codes, such as price, stock, or inventory control codes.
  • Developed product knowledge by reading current vendor tags and pamphlets and attended training classes in order to communicate it to the customer.
  • Handled minor customer complaints and concerns in an effective, customer supportive manner.
  • Participated in the processing of new shipments and helped the team to keep the receiving and back stock area
  • Priced & Sorted merchandise from racks and placed them in their correct location and recommended merchandise
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
Theater Arts
4

Retail Associate

Discussed type, quality and number of merchandise required for purchase

  • Recommended merchandise based on individual requirements
  • Answered customers' queries and concerns
  • Prepared sales contracts and accepted payment through cash, check and credit card
  • Assisted in display of merchandise
  • Maintained sales records for inventory control
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Speech
5

Retail Associate

Planned store layouts or design displays

  • Kept track of inventory stock and requisitioned new stock.
  • Ticketed, arranged and displayed merchandise to promote sales.
  • Computed sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment.
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
6

Retail Associate

Achieve company goal of 100% customer satisfaction through courteous attention to detail and problem solving on a one-to-one basis

  • Responsible for cash register transactions including greeting customers upon entering store, sales, returns, customer complaints, assisting customers with product selections
  • Stock merchandise, track inventory
  • Recognized as Associate of the Quarter as a result of documented customer satisfaction and history of excellent job performance
  • Asked for by name by Corporate to assist with opening of new store due to being flexible and professional
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
7

Webmaster/retail Associate

Manage all aspects of web operations for successful novelty shop. Assist with building a social media presence and review analytics for website and social platforms. Responsibilities also include opening and closing retail store, receiving product, stocking product and customer service interactions on a daily basis. This was a seasonal position.

  • Created a new look and feel to the ecommerce website using yahoo's website platform.
  • Developed and implemented a process for website order fulfillment and product control.
  • Coached the business owner on how to manage website content and social media platforms.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AS
Bio Science
Clinical Trial Management
8

Retail Associate (seasonal)

Provided great customer service to ensure a great experience for customers

  • Educated and assisted customer with clothing and accessory selections
  • Responsible for handling cash, credit card, and gift cards transactions
  • Diligently managed inventory and ensure excess product was stocked safely
  • Coordinated and maintained store displays as well as advertised new merchandise through creating in store signage and internet marketing
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Retail Associate

Increased sales in the home department by 3% within a week through cross-merchandising

  • Proposed a plan to reduce shrink, which created better efficiency and customer service
  • Lead and train new associates in all departments
  • Assist in all departments as needed
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
Technology
10

Retail Associate

Checked to ensure that appropriate changes were made to resolve customers' problems.

  • Recommended, selected, and helped locate and obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Helped customers try on and fit merchandise.
  • Cleaned shelves, counters, and tables.
  • Greeted customers and ascertained what each customer wanted and needed.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science

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