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Retail (store manager) resume

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Crystal Cloud

23 Burke Street
Manuka, Vic 1111
T: 03 4444 4444
M: 0429 000 000


Manuka TAFE
Sydney, NSW AU
Certificate IV in Fashion Design
Graduated: November 2005
Manuka TAFE
Sydney, NSW AU
Diploma of Business
Graduated: November 2003

Employment History

Mar 06 – Present: Ladies Fashion Retail Manager
Manuka Department Store
Pilberry, NSW AU


  • Develop marketing strategies
  • Develop store’s fashion style
  • Manage budgets and produce sales forecasts
  • Employ and organise staff
  • Liaise with suppliers to confirm and verify shipments
  • Oversee resets, remodels, relocations, and new store openings
  • Implement loss prevention initiatives


  • Redesigned ladies fashion floor layout, resulting in a more attractive store and a 300 per cent increase in customer traffic
  • Averaged a 15 per cent year-to-year sales increase
  • Achieved highest sales within the chain in 2006/07 and 2007/08 financial years
  • ‘Chic’ campaign projected to generate an additional 50 per cent profits in the first quarter of 2009
Feb 03 – Mar 06: Assistant Store Manager
Trendsetter, Manuka store
Manuka, NSW AU


  • Establish sales goals
  • Interview, hire and train new staff members
  • Work with store manager to choose monthly stock
  • Manage all aspects of merchandising and window displays
  • Develop programs to improve customer service


  • National Employee of the Year 2004 and 2005
  • Exceeded sales targets by 8.6 per cent in 2003, 12.5 per cent in 2004 and 9 per cent in 2005
Jun 02 – Feb 03: Salesperson
Chic and Shock
Manuka, NSW AU


  • Serve customers and convert to sales
  • Order and organise stock
  • Assist with window displays for special promotions
  • Maintain store and stock in impeccable condition
  • Balance the till at close of business each day


Adrienne Bird – General Manager
Manuka Department Store
T: 03 9999 9999
Taylor Jones – Store Manager
T: 03 4444 7777
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