1 Main Street
New Cityland, CA 91010
Cell: (555) 322-7337
Results-oriented Merchandiser offering 10 years’ experience in upscale retail furniture environments. Focused and diligent, with creative eye for detail and ability to develop innovative, engaging room displays. Adept at leading teams and multi-tasking on simultaneous projects. Works well independently and consistently exceeds expectations.
Analysis of buying habits
Creative problem solver
March 2009 to Current
Bella Casa New Cityland, CA
Oversee team of physical merchandisers and direct workloads to ensure quickly changeovers and correct displays for room groups.
Coordinate with management on incoming merchandise and accessories to set up layouts that are visually appealing and highlight the best product combinations of furniture and home decor.
Evaluate market trends and research competitors to determine best-fit items and appropriate pricing structures for both furniture and decor product lines.
Source quality merchandise from top vendors to appeal to discerning, upscale clientèle.
Run reports on weekly and monthly basis to examine sales, forecast trends, and make strategic plans.
Help customers with special orders and home design requests.
Design special sales and displays to move overstock or underperforming merchandise.
September 2003 to February 2009
Rojas New Cityland, CA
Developed and implemented new visual merchandising layout for entire sales floor.
Planned and created floor displays and set up efficient process for changing to new promotional layouts that maximized time and space while minimizing impact on customers and sales.
Managed inventory counts and coordinated with both vendors and management on deliveries.
Optimized product availability with an eye for customer service, business efficiency, and storage space.
Led monthly staff meetings to discuss new merchandise, upcoming sales, and layout changes.
2003 University of California New Cityland, CA
Bachelor of Science Retail Merchandising and Management
Minor in Business Administration
Coursework emphasis in Merchandising, Planning and Control, Marketing, Business Communication, Accounting, Promotions, and Store Management