100 Broadway Lane New Parkland, CA 91010 Cell: (555) 987-1234 email@example.com
Experienced Production Merchandiser skilled in development of retail plans toward fashion retail unit marketability and profitability. Professionally fashion forward personality able to spot trends appropriate for the brand demographic toward buyer and shopper acceptance. Proficient in brand analysis and determination of production, pricing, promotion and other strategies.
Product line development
Market research and competitive analysis
Vendor management and contracts administration
Adept trainer of retail personnel
Excellent negotiator and communicator
Professional, tactful, respectful
Highly organized and efficient
Prompt, courteous and team oriented
December 2010 to Present JBW Brands, Inc.-New Cityland, CA Production Merchandiser
Conducted trend and market analysis to determine production strategies toward profitability.
Evaluated trend, color and fabric reports for design and production direction.
Developed retail sales forecasts for each brand item and evaluated results toward optimum return on investment.
Ensured all products met the quality and consistency expectations for the brand.
Developed and managed production schedules for all products and lines.
Partnered weekly with buyers to evaluate sales and need for authorization of additional promotions, sales or clearance of items while alleviating excess inventories.
Ensured relationships with suppliers and buyers were maximized and cost and count minimums were appropriate for inventory.
Sourced for new buyer and supplier relationships and solidified agreements for growth.
Worked with retail analyst to ensure purchase orders, invoices and accounts were managed effectively with timely attention to detail.
Managed and coordinated licensing partner activities and agreements.
September 2007 to November 2010 Little Flower Dresses-New Cityland, CA Assistant Production Merchandiser
Assisted the supervisory Production Merchandiser in all daily tasks associated with his role.
Coordinated correspondences, meetings and documents as directed.
Obtained and delivered appropriate trend reports and forecasts to the Production Merchandiser.
Assisted in contracts and agreement documentation for all suppliers and vendors.
Worked with retail analyst to complete purchase orders in a timely manner.
2006 University of Cityland, New Cityland, CA Bachelors Degree, Fashion Merchandising