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Sales Manager

Location:
7081, United States
Posted:
March 10, 2011

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********** J. ****

** ***** ***** ( Springfield, New Jersey 07081( 973-***-****

***********@*****.***

SKILLS

. Proficiency in AS/400, Excel, Word and Lotus Notes.

. Courses in Fashion Design at Fashion Institute of Technology.

FREELANCE EXPERIENCE

November 2006-Present

Kellwood-Sag Harbor, New York, NY

January 2007-May 2009

Associate Product Manager, Women's Knits and Sweaters

. Issue Sales Sample and Bulk Purchase Orders.

. Maintain daily correspondences with overseas agents monitoring and

ensuring on-time shipments.

. Work in conjunction with agents to research and grant needed extensions.

. Ensure production WIP is updated with current quantities, prices, ship

date, fiber content and factory information.

Tommy Hilfiger, New York, NY

November 2006 Merchandising Assistant, Women's Sportswear

. Reconcile spreadsheet of sold, on order quantities and update OTB in

planning system.

. Assist in preparation of presentation boards for design styleout.

. Compile historical data for season selling.

Macy's, Short Hills Mall, Short Hills

December 2010

Selling Associate, Women's Better Contemporary Sportswear

. Assist customers with merchandise selection based on their preferences.

. .Maintain merchandise stock and displays according to established

guidelines.

. Examine inventory levels and identify items which need to be restocked.

EXPERIENCE

S. Schwab Company, New York, NY

December 2002-November 2006

Assistant Merchandiser/Product Coordinator -Little Tikes and Little Me

Divisions

. Analyze historical data to plan and maintain Seasonal Line Plan, Sku

Count and Style Projections.

. Execute and develop Master Assortment Plans, which support core

items and company financial goals

in conjunction with Sales and Retail Analysis.

. Enter and monitor style information into the Visual Planning System

and communicate line changes to

Little Me Retail, Sales, Design and Product Development.

. Implement Target FOB's, initial wholesale and retail pricing

structure based on target gross margins.

. Assign duty rates and FOB costs for United States division.

Bed Bath & Beyond, Union, NJ

May 2000-December 2002

Vendor Relations Account Representative - Special Projects/Key Accounts

. Provide research and assistance in vendor settlements when appropriate

and maintain vendor accounts by

implementing periodic reconciliation of vendor statements.

. Resolve billing, pricing, compliance, shortage, credit and freight

discrepancies.

Burlington Coat Factory, New York, NY

August 1984-January 1998

Girls Outerwear Buyer and Intimate Apparel and Ladies Accessories Buyer

. Managed the Girl's Outerwear Department, with over 200 doors and

sales in excess of 20 million dollars.

. Analyze sales, stock levels and develop seasonal plans and

allocation strategies to optimize sales volume.

. Identify market trends and partner with manufacturers to

develop private label merchandise.

. Generated the highest divisional gross margin and achieved a 41%

increase in sales.

. Launched the first non-leased Intimate Apparel Department in 5 test

stores.

. Buy and distribute merchandise to stores, based on projected sales and

inventory levels

EDUCATION

Zarephath Bible Institute, Zarephath, NJ-Courses in Bible Studies, 1999

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY-Bachelor of Science in Retailing, 1981



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