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Retail Salespeople assist clients with buying products suiting their needs and preferences, and are responsible for increasing company profits. Work activities performed by Retail Salespeople include welcoming customers, approaching potential clients, answering to inquiries, solving complaints, and handling transactions. The most sought after skills in a Retail Salesperson are the ability to sell, customer service orientation, teamwork, organization, and enthusiasm. Employers often select resumes displaying previous sales experience. Those seeking to work in the retail industry should showcase a high school diploma and basic retail sales training in their resumes.

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Retail Salesperson

Utilized customer service skills to sell to customers in a more personal atmosphere.

  • Designed multiple visual merchandising displays for flagship store.
  • Surpassed commission goals each week by 20%.
  • Acknowledged as a top customer service salesperson.
  • Collaborated with store managers to set up store sales and visual displays.
  • Oversaw visual merchandising for seasonal window displays.
  • Used sales knowledge to surpass commission goals by 15% each week for the highest grossing store in the company.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration Marketing
2

Retail Salesperson

Executed daily operations of customer service in a multi-service restaurant environment.

  • Recommended and selected entrée based on customer palate.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of shelves, counters, cookware and tables.
  • Processed cash and credit transactions.
  • Answered in-coming calls to book reservations.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
3

Seasonal Retail Salesperson

Assisted and encouraged customers in selecting and purchasing products in a retail environment

  • Achieved objectives through merchandising, training and sales quotas
  • Managed, counted, verified, and reconciled daily sales
  • Worked effectively with the entire team to ensure customer expectations were met or exceeded
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales, promotions, and store policies
  • Watched and recognized security risks and thefts of store merchandise
  • Processed sales, payments, returns, and exchanges
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
4

Retail Salesperson

Managed sales transactions with an annual revenue stream of over $1,000,000 a year

  • Supervised store operations including inventory and cash management
  • Increased sales volume by 20% in less than 2 years
  • Examined merchandise to verify that it was correctly priced and displayed
  • Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service
  • Conducted store inventories once per quarter for better inventory control
  • Greeted customers entering the store to ascertain what each customer wanted or needed
  • Communicated with vendors regarding, purchase orders, future inventory needs and special orders
  • Keeping up to date with all the company's products, services and procedures
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Math And Physics
Finance Management
5

Retail Salesperson

Sold fashion apparel in the women's better sportswear department

  • Greeted customers and determine each customer wants or needs
  • Performed 10% above sales goal
  • Described merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers
  • Recommended, selected, and located or obtained merchandise based on customer needs and desires
  • Maintained a reputation for building relationships with returning and first time customers
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Family And Consumer Science
MA
Human Service Specialization
6

Retail Salesperson

Prioritized daily workflows, including all inbound calls, quotes and sales-related inquiries.

  • Answered customers' questions regarding products, prices and availability.
  • Emphasized product features based on analysis of customers' needs.
  • Maintained friendly and professional customer interactions at all times.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
7

Retail Salesperson

Helped customers try on and fit name brand clothing while executing daily operations of a high volume dressing room.

  • Successfully handled incoming merchandise and prepared it for purchase.
  • Bagged, packaged, exchanged, and accepted return purchases, and wrapped gifts.
  • Responsible for maintaining clothing and merchandise in a presentable manner
  • Ticketed, arranged and displayed merchandise to promote sales.
  • Received and processed cash and credit payment.
  • Watched for and recognized security risks and thefts, and knew how to prevent and handle the situations.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AS
Science
BS
Health And Wellness
8

Retail Salesperson

  • Greet customers, determined each customer requirements
  • Opened-closed cash registers, performed responsibilities like money counting, balancing cash drawer.
  • Maintained details related to each sales.
  • Observed and recognized security threats and thefts, and identified how to stop or manage such situations.
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AAS
Business Administration
BBA
Finance And Investment
9

Retail Salesperson

Acquired extensive knowledge about products and daily promotions in the store

  • Greeted customers, ensuring proper service and assistance
  • Maintained sales records for inventory control
  • Trained new employees; i.e. opening/closing the store and service techniques
  • Efficiently documented customer profile records immediately after sale
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
10

Retail Salesperson

Demonstrated the ability to learn new organizational processes,
workflows, policies and procedures with minimal ramp-up time.

  • Adapted to working in a commission style environment.
  • Generated income for the company by promoting sales and up-selling
  • Provided effective customer service
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Family And Consumer Sciences

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