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Fashion Merchandisers are employed by retails stores and are in charge of creating and setting up displays and other visual elements (signs, promotion materials, mannequins, etc.) A well-written sample resume for Fashion Merchandiser showcases abilities like creativity, an eye for details, design expertise, visual displays familiarity, commercial awareness, and teamwork. Limited academic training is required for this job, and most example resumes make display of a high school diploma or an undergraduate degree in a fashion-related area of studies.

For more information on what it takes to be a Fashion Merchandiser, check out our complete Fashion Merchandiser Job Description.

1

Market Fashion Merchandiser

Developed and trained associates and management in 12 [company name] retail stores on merchandising principles, retail industry trends and standards. Evaluating, and implementing floor plan layouts and creating own floor plans to better provide customer flow, space and presentation. Mentored and promoted over 35 direct reports.

  • Reduced inventory by 18% through category management, creative merchandising ideas, stock balancing, and developing purchasing partnerships with outside agencies.
  • Championed and taught several new programs to our market such as Customer Service Scheduling, Inventory Flow Management, and Shrink Reduction.
  • Communicated segmentation, flow, and merchandise opportunities through the merchandising, distribution, and warehousing teams to ensure immediate correction.
  • Participated in market level reviews. Worked as a team, utilizing reports to identify gaps and analyzed business trends. Supported market operations by researching root causes, recommending solutions and ensuring follow up to ensure execution.
  • Increased market Customer Experience Track to an 8.48% (market average) from a 7.65%(market average).
  • Sought out Diversity Events to participate in and organize for the entire market to participate.
  • Championed and partnered with local agencies to promote sustainability and helped organize events for the community and schools to participate in.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Leadership Essentials
BS
Mental Health
MBA
Human Resource Management / Early Childhood Intervention
2

Market Fashion Merchandiser

Trained and developed store management to excel in managing apparel, shoes and jewelry departments within market area. Supervised store completion of all company programs and store direction. Handled training and supervision of all apparel and accessories areas within market. Developed management team within store. Supervised store merchandising and directed all communication to home office.

  • Completed seven [company name] remodels in three years.
  • Overseer for Signing--Presentation-In stock and Seasonality of all apparel departments for multi-stores.
  • Led many changes executed by [company name] over three years.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Leadership
3

Market Fashion Merchandiser

Interpreted, analyzed, and explained financial data while overseeing and ensuring budget alignment with business strategic requirements. Managed merchandise operations and identified, analyzed, and mitigated merchandise trends to gain market share. Integrated, sought out, and implemented community-specific information to drive product mix and trait assortment changes. Devised business plans to address core training, recruiting, and competitive impacts, and focused on resources and improvement strategies of high-impact areas, including turnaround plans, quality upgrades cost reductions, and capital investments.

  • Oversaw operational/merchandising to drive top-line sales growth and profitability of operating units in 11 operating units, generating sales of $700,000,000, with over 3,700 associates.
  • Removed barriers to delivering customer value, service, and support while leveraging resources/talent to achieve business goals and ensure accountability for achieving expected results.
  • Implemented processes to build team and organizational success.
  • Led divisional sales during 2006 and served on corporate merchandising board beginning in 2009.
  • Utilized as SME within region for development / training / facilitating.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Education
Aerospace Engineering, Aviation
4

Fashion Merchandiser and Senior Sales Associate

Coordinated logistics and support services for in-store and out-of store events prior, during, and after events.

  • Served as enterprise primary liaison with vendors, event coordinators, as well as with most other vendors
  • Received and signed for incoming shipments valued at over $40,000 weekly for various departments
  • Assisted Regional Coordinators in organizing monthly floor plans for display
  • Tracked weekly and monthly sales records to monitor the progress of merchandise
  • Supervised seasonal staff and provided training for new employees
  • Attended quarterly sales seminars in New York
  • Exceeded sales goals - awarded selling star for consecutive months
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BBA
International Studies
5

Market Fashion Merchandiser

Led diverse and challenging team in absence of Market Manager and other Market Team members for several months as a Market Fashion Merchandiser.

  • Moved through inventory in excess of five years old in eight urban locations while improving upon processes, setting expectations, and decreasing shrink.
  • Championed training classes for the market in order to empower associates with knowledge.
  • Screened, hired, and oversaw the training of the Assistant Managers for the Market originally 21 Assistant Managers short upon my arrival.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Business Administration
PhD
Business Administration
6

Market Fashion Merchandiser

Served as liaison between home office and field, managing, communicating, and implementing home office and facility goals and directions. Reported results to management and hourly staff to encourage performance and resolve issues. Implemented and enforced priorities and plans, coordinating work activities to achieve desired results. Established and communicated vision, obtaining commitment from associates.

  • Oversaw 12 facilities in market and provided market support.
  • Ensured execution of company standards and compliance on apparel initiatives.
  • Reviewed and implemented apparel direction/execution and communicated findings to managers/market managers.
  • Developed talent.
  • Taught/trained assistant managers, hourly managers, and zone supervisor managers.
  • Directed, informed, and educated execution of management training.
  • Worked with buyers and vendors to tailor assortment for local community, enhancing selection and presentation.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration / Management
MBA
Management
7

Assistant Manager/lead Fashion Merchandiser

Promoted from Sales Associate to Assistant Manager within six months

  • Recognized by management as the top selling Sales Associate
  • Co-managed 20-40 Sales Associates depending on the store size and worked at 4 locations in the city
  • Provided personal shopping to regular clientele
  • Managed shipping/receiving, stock distribution and inventory tracking
  • Led fashion merchandising and display set-up for all 4 stores
  • Prepared and sent out email marketing communications to clientele
  • Reached out to my fashion blog subscribers in order to expand [company name]'s customer base
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Fashion Design
8

Market Fashion Merchandiser

Achieved $60 Million in sales for areas of responsibility in 12 stores.

  • Identified and reacted to business trends for Fashion and Homelines.
  • Provided support to the stores with merchandise concerns, floor plan ideas, presentation and inventory levels.
  • Trained and developed apparel merchants and leadership talent within the Market.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Supervision
9

Market Fashion Merchandiser

  • Increased apparel sales by 7% Market wide
  • Maintained Market sales, exceeding $1B annually
  • Recruited six diverse candidates from Winston Salem State University, into management program.
  • Member of the Board for Rainbow house for Children
  • Added Appalachian State, Winston Salem State, and North Carolina A&T
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Management
10

Fashion Merchandiser

  • Collaborated with multiple retailers to produce and help design their goods on time and in an organized manner.
  • Sourced everything from trims and fabrics with multiple mills and factories overseas, communicating with them daily to make sure everything was being produced and shipped in an effective and efficient matter.
  • Worked internally with our logistics and accounting departments on the status of all my merchandise.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Merchandising

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