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Retail Sales Associates play an important role in retail establishments as they increase customer satisfaction and generate higher company revenues by helping clients purchase products. The most successful example resumes for Retail Sales Associates mention duties like handling cash transactions, placing items on shelves, creating attractive displays, answering to customer inquiries, and reporting sales to managers. Essential skills include sales orientation, customer service, organization, teamwork and communication. A high school diploma and basic retail training are commonly seen on Retail Sales Associates resumes.

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Retail Sales Associate

Proactively acknowledged, greeted and assisted customers

  • Offered customers with exemplary and timely service
  • Provided accurate product information
  • Served multiple customers, discovered their needs, and made recommendations to generate sales
  • stock and replenished the selling floor constantly
  • Organized and cleaned store during downtime
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
12

Retail Sales Associate

Answered routine product questions and directed questions to appropriate personnel when necessary.

  • Conducted sales quickly, efficiently and promoting the brand to all customers.
  • Greet customers and maintained clean sales station.
  • Coordinate with other departments regarding product.
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Dental Hygiene
13

Retail Sales Associate

Provided customer service (welcomed customers as they entered, offered
assistance for any questions, helped direct towards items being searched for)

  • Kept customers informed on present promotions and sales
  • Maintained a neat and aesthetic display of clothing
  • Supervised fitting rooms (checked number of items in/out, returned
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
14

Retail Sales Associate/floater

  • Recognized, priced and stored merchandise.
  • Provided exceptional service to all customers by handling all requests & complaints.
  • Managed the cash register on a daily basis.
  • Assisted and trained new associates in all cash register responsibilities including balancing, handling customer purchases and organizing cash register.
  • Handled ordering, checked deliveries and restocked shelves.
  • Understood all the responsibilities at work place including safety.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Psychology
15

Retail Sales Associate/cashier

Received payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits.

  • Issued receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
  • Assisted customers by providing information and resolving their complaints.
  • Established or identified prices of goods and tabulated bills using calculators, cash registers, or optical price scanners.
  • Greeted customers entering establishments.
  • Answered customers' questions, and provided information on procedures or policies.
  • Processed merchandise returns and exchanges.
  • Maintained clean and orderly checkout areas and completed other general cleaning duties, such as mopping floors and emptying trash cans.
  • Stocked shelves, and marked prices on shelves and items.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
16

Retail Sales Associate

  • Met assigned sales goals for the day
  • Provided excellent customer service to department store guests
  • Organized assigned departments and maintained cleanliness
  • Retained knowledge of all products being sold within each brand name section
  • Counted the beginning and end of the day cash amount in registers to open and close.
  • Rung up customer's items at the register and purchased for them.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Marketing
17

Restaurant Manager/retail Sales Associate

  • Inventory management: In the kitchen, reduced unnecessary inventory and maintained a 4 percent over/short ratio, reducing waste by almost 5 percent.
  • Customer service: Providing fast and efficient service to all customers under pressure while simultaneously maintaining stock levels and product freshness.
  • Cash management: Responsible for balancing a cash till and safe and maintaining a consistent drawer count. Responsible for filling and cashing money orders. Trusted by store managers to hold safe key.
  • Human resources: Hired, trained, and supervised incoming staff at three [company name] locations, as well as effectively scheduled staff to avoid overtime. Sent by corporate to train new managers at other stores and to set up a new management system.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
18

Retail Sales Associate

Greeted customers and determined their needs and wants

  • Discussed type, quality and number of merchandise required for purchase
  • Recommended merchandise based on individual requirements
  • Provided advice to clients regarding particular products or services
  • Answered customers' queries and concerns
  • Quoted prices and discounts as well as credit terms, trade-in allowances, warranties and delivery dates
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
19

Retail Sales Associate

Provided courteous and professional service to customers

  • Created displays to promote higher sales of merchandise
  • Suggestive selling to increase sales
  • Accurately completed cash register transactions
  • Answered phones in a professional manner
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Arts
20

Retail Sales Associate

Greeted and informed the customer on sales, membership, warranties, and policy.

  • Processed sales and payments.
  • Maintained accurate records of all transactions.
  • Addressed customer concerns and issued refunds.
  • Assisted phone customer inquiries, and forwarded calls to management staff.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Pharmacy Technician Course
Medical Imaging

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