Managed an independent leather goods retail outlet with a team of four sales associates to drive sales. Responsible for recruiting, training, setting sales budgets, merchandising and stock management
Led sales team to successfully achieve revenue targets
Strong analytical skills allowed implementation of cost effective staffing schedules
Devised efficient stock rotation and replenishment schemes to increase stock turn over and decrease missed sales opportunities
Prepared forecast plans, mark downs and visual merchandising schemes
Responsibilities included driving sales, visual merchandising, inventory management & creating press releases for effective communication of promotions to consumers.
Responsibilities included sales, customer service, merchandising & cash register management
Won cash prizes and special mentions at staff meetings for consistently exceeding sales quotas
Chosen to feature portfolio in annual graduate showcase, “Threads”
Awarded George Brown Fall, Spring, Winter bursaries and Entrance Bursary
Attended leading men’s buying fair Pitti Uomo as well as Pitti Filati and Milan Fashion Week
Attended PHARD SpA 2010 Fashion Show
Completed 3rd year of above undergraduate program (12 courses economics & philosophy of economics) at Erasmus University, Rotterdam NL under exchange program"
Fluent in English and French; proficient in Italian, Hindi and Punjabi"
Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Outlook, Microsoft Access, SPSS, MAC OS and Windows OS, Quickbooks, Scheme, JDA, BIS, SAS, Burning Glass, SN4P
Career includes demonstrated success in Forecasting, Research, Sales, Customer Service, Training, Merchandising, Inventory Management, PR and Analytics"
UK, US, Nederlands, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Indonesia, India, Iceland
Canada (all provinces#!
Tennis, played semi-professionally until 20
Sketching, Fashion Design, Pattern Drafting, Construction
Visual Arts, Digital & Analog Collage