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US Department Store Sales:

US Department Store Sales Summary

  • Last Value: 12.80B
  • Latest Period: Sep 2016
  • Updated: Oct 14, 2016, 09:06 EDT
  • Next Release: Nov 15, 2016, 08:30 EST
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: USD
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Value Previously: 13.02B
  • Change From Previous: -1.65%
  • Value One Year Ago: 13.62B
  • Change From One Year Ago: -5.99%
  • First Period: Jan 1992
  • First Value: 14.13B
  • Notes: From the Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services. Seasonally adjusted. Not adjusted for inflation.

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2012 Wine Sales in U.S. Reach New Record: Record California Winegrape Crop to Meet Surging Demand

SAN FRANCISCO — Wine sales in the U.S. from all production sources—California, other U.S. states and foreign countries—increased 2% from the previous year to a new record of 360.1 million 9-liter cases with an estimated retail value of $34.6 billion, according to wine industry consultant Jon Fredrikson of Gomberg, Fredrikson Associates in Woodside. Of the total, almost two-thirds or 207.7 million cases of California wine account for a 58% share of U.S. wine sales with an estimated retail value of $22 billion. Including exports, 2012 California wine shipments to all markets in the U.S. and abroad reached 250.2 million cases.

The U.S. is the largest wine market in the world with 19 consecutive years of volume growth, said Wine Institute President and CEO Robert P. (Bobby) Koch. Competition for retail shelf space and consumer attention is intense, so California’s high quality, record winegrape harvest in 2012 could not have come at a better time. California vintners continue to respond to growing worldwide demand with a wide array of outstanding wines from regions throughout the state and Wine Institute is supporting the effort by opening markets and eliminating trade barriers in the U.S. and abroad.

Wine shipments to the U.S. market climbed by nearly 50% since 2001 and it is likely that American consumption will continue to expand over the next decade as wine continues to gain traction among American adult consumers said Fredrikson. The amazing diversity of choices and exciting new offerings are attracting new consumers and boosting consumption. Among the key growth drivers are favorable demographics, a widening consumer base and increasing points of distribution in both on- and off-sale outlets. For example, Starbucks is now serving wine in some key markets and Amazon.com and Facebook Gifts both sell wine online.

Varietal Trends in Chain Retail Outlets
Wine sales in U.S. food stores and other off-premise measured channels from all domestic and foreign producers grew 2% by volume and 6% by value, according to Nielsen, a global provider of information and insights into what consumers buy. California wines grew faster than the overall category by a full percentage point. By varietal in the table wine category, Chardonnay remained the most popular varietal with a 21% share of volume, followed by Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% volume share; Merlot, 9% share, and Pinot Grigio/Gris, 8% share. The largest percentage gains were Muscat/Moscato, up 33% in volume with 6% market share, and domestic red blends/sweet red wines, up 22% in volume with 5% share of market. Also of note was Malbec, up 21% by volume with a 1% share.

Consumers have more access to wine throughout the country with wine-selling locations expanding by well over 50,000 from five years ago. Off-premise retail outlets grew 15% to almost 175,000 outlets, while restaurants and other on-premise outlets increased 12% to 332,000 locations in the U.S., said Danny Brager, vice president of the beverage alcohol practice at Nielsen. Retailers recognize that wine is a large and growing category, even in economically challenging times, and tends to attract upper income consumers, and all legal drinking age groups. Wine also pairs well with food, leading to larger, more profitable shopping baskets.

Sparkling Wine and Champagne
Shipments of sparkling wine and champagne reached 17.7 million cases in 2012, up 2% over the previous year. California sparkling wine grew 3% with Moscato based sparklers driving the growth. While overall total 2012 volume slowed after a major surge in 2011, sparkling wine shipments to the U.S. in 2012 were at their highest level since 1987.

U.S. Wine Exports
U.S. wine exports, 90 percent from California, reached $1.43 billion in winery revenues in 2012, an increase of 2.6% compared to 2011. Volume shipments reached 424.6 million liters or 47.2 million cases. Of the top markets for California Wines, the European Union’s 27-member countries are the largest accounting for $485 million, up 1.7%; followed by Canada, $434 million, up 14%; Hong Kong, $115 million, down 30%; Japan, $111 million, up 6%; China, $74 million, up 18%; Vietnam, $27 million, up 22%; Mexico, $20 million, up 4%; South Korea, $16 million, up 26%.

CALIFORNIA WINE SHIPMENTS 1
(In millions of 9-liter cases)

1 Includes table, champagne/sparkling, dessert, vermouth, other special natural, sake and others.
2 Estimated retail value includes markups by wholesalers, retailers and restaurateurs.
Excludes foreign bulk shipped by California wineries. Source: Gomberg-Fredrikson Associates and Wine Institute.
Preliminary. History revised. To convert cases to gallons, multiply cases by 2.3775

WINE SALES IN THE U.S.—1993 to 2012 in millions of 9-liter cases
(Wine shipments from California, other states and foreign producers entering U.S. distribution)

Sparkling Wine/ Champagne

Total Retail Value 3

Sources: Volume—Wine Institute, Department of Commerce, Estimates by Gomberg, Fredrikson Associates. Preliminary. History revised.
Totals may not add up exactly due to rounding. Excludes exports. To convert cases to gallons, multiply cases by 2.3775
1 Includes all still wines not over 14 percent alcohol; excludes Canadian malt coolers.
2 Includes all still wines over 14 percent alcohol and sake. History revised based on TTB reports.
3 Estimated retail value includes markups by wholesalers, retailers and restaurateurs.

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Holiday sales fall short of forecasts: NRF #retail #department #stores


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Holiday sales fall short of forecasts: NRF

The National Retail Federation said Friday that holiday sales increased 3 percent to $626.1 billion in November and December, falling short of the trade group’s forecast for 3.7 percent growth, as unseasonably warm weather and low prices weighed on results.

The news came shortly after the Commerce Department said retail sales posted an unexpected drop in December, falling 0.1 percent from the previous month. Compared with the prior year, December sales rose 2.2 percent, to $448.1 billion, according to the government data.

During the October to December period, total sales rose 1.8 versus the prior year, according to the department. Total sales for all of 2015 increased 2.1 percent, representing their weakest result since 2009, Reuters said.

“Make no mistake about it, this was a tough holiday season for the industry,” said NRF President Matthew Shay. “Weather, inventory challenges, advances in consumer technology and the deep discounts that started earlier in the season and that have carried into January presented stiff headwinds.”

“Despite these factors, the industry rallied, consumers responded and sales still grew at a healthy rate.”

How the industry generated this growth, however, remained a top concern among analysts. They cautioned that profitability will likely take a hit when retailers start rolling out their fourth-quarter earnings results in coming weeks, thanks to aggressive discounts.

“Knowing that the topline growth was fueled by promotions tells us that the real number for us to focus on is. the individual bottom-line results for retailers, because that’s where we’re going to see the real profitability numbers,” said Steve Barr, PwC’s U.S. retail and consumer leader.

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Shoppers carrying GAP bags in New York.

Industry forecasts had called for modest sales growth this holiday season, as low gas prices and a stronger economy battled against muted wage gains and higher rent and health-care costs. Retailers that cater to middle-income shoppers faced even more headwinds, including price deflation and a shift in consumer spending toward dining out or travel.

As a result, the National Retail Federation predicted retail sales excluding autos, gas and restaurants would increase 3.7 percent in November and December, compared with the prior year’s 4.1 percent growth.

In the same vein, consulting firm AlixPartners forecast holiday sales (excluding motor vehicles, food services and dining, and gas stations) would rise 2.8 to 3.4 percent during the final two months of the year, compared with 4.4 percent growth in 2014.

And Deloitte, whose prediction covers the November through January period (but excludes motor vehicles and gasoline) predicted a 3.5 to 4 percent increase. That would mark a slowdown from its recorded 5.2 percent gain the prior year.

As the season progressed, however, analysts grew more pessimistic that sales would meet these forecasts. Despite retailers’ best efforts to get shoppers into their stores earlier, November got off to a slow start. Then, over the critical Black Friday weekend, ShopperTrak data indicated that sales fell an estimated 10.4 percent.

What’s more, unseasonably warm weather through December took a huge bite out of retailers’ traffic and sales, with Planalytics calculating a $572 million sales loss for specialty apparel stores during the final two months. That figure does not even take into account department stores, which also rely heavily on apparel. In its holiday sales release, Macy’s blamed 80 percent of its 4.7 percent same-store sales decline on cold-weather goods.

Retailers including Gap. Urban Outfitters. Best Buy and Zumiez also struggled during the holiday period. On the flip side, strength from names including Lululemon. L Brands. Five Below. The Children’s Place and Express revived hopes that retail sales would come in line with early forecasts. Ken Perkins, president of Retail Metrics, told CNBC last week that early results were coming in “better than feared.”

Among the troubled categories, sales at electronics and appliance stores fell 2.4 percent over the past 12 months, while department store revenues dropped 2 percent, according to the Commerce Department. Sales at clothing and accessories stores increased 2.1 percent, likely due to steep discounts and strong trends in athletic apparel, Barr said.

Online sales continued to be a standout, though softer-than-expected results from desktop computers caused preliminary numbers at comScore to come in just shy of expectations. The analytics firm said last week that it now expects overall online sales to increase 13 percent, compared with its forecast for 14 percent growth.

According to the NRF, online sales grew 9 percent to $105 billion.

“I think the news from today really tells us that we’re at a tipping point,” Barr said Friday. “The consumer will spend with the retailers that have the right products and the right experiences both in-store and online, but there’s a separation occurring.”

He added that he expects that separation to flow through to individual retailers’ respective profitability.

“The high-performers on the topline, we expect them to report strong [earnings] results because they were the retailers that did not have to play the promotion game.”

On the flip side, Marcum’s Ron Friedman said the retailers who routinely offered 50 to 70 percent off will suffer. He did, however, predict some of these companies will nonetheless manage to eke out a profit, as a result of cost savings.

“It’s nothing to see 70 percent discounts, which means the stores are selling [the product] for less than cost,” he said. “They’re just turning over inventory to create cash flow.”

Investors will have a better indication of which retailers outperformed — and underperformed — come February, when major companies release their fourth-quarter earnings. Analysts remain cautious on companies with exposure to apparel, particularly as it relates to their profitability.

“[Retail’s] earnings growth is still limited,” Perkins said.

Correction: NRF revised its initial report. This story has been updated to reflect that holiday sales increased to $626.1 billion.


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Retail Sales Uniforms

Putting the Best Face on Your Business to Your Customers

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Enhancing Your Image

Within the retail sales industry, the image you project is critical and an unprofessional look can send the wrong message to a current or potential customer. J.D. Power and Associates® research found that:

  • 70% of customers are more likely to buy from an employee in uniform
  • 58% believe uniforms enhance perception of service and product quality
  • 50% believe uniformed employees are more credible and trustworthy
  • 83% say employees in uniform are more recognizable

Why leave it to chance and have your customers develop their own conclusions about your business? G K works with you to create a customized solution to meet your unique image needs.

Ensuring Safety in Your Facility

While image is critical to your business, we also recognize your need to ensure that the safety of your employees, customers, and brand reputation is covered. We understand that protecting employees from job hazards and lost work time due to injuries is critical to any business. G K offers multiple apparel solutions to help you meet your safety needs from coveralls, welding jackets, and electrostatic discharge (ESD) garments for car technicians to chef coats and aprons for your kitchen staff. We also offer facility products and services solutions for all areas of your business, including entrance mats that reduce the risk of slips and falls, touch-free restroom and paper products, and antibacterial soaps and sanitizers that reduce the spread of germs and cross contamination.

Driving Employee Retention and Productivity

From sales personnel, service writers, and technicians, to cashiers, butchers, and chefs, these individuals work long hours, meet a wide range of customer demands, are generally on their feet all day, and may even come in contact with grease or oil. They may also be exposed to minor cuts, burns, and bruising. G K chooses product lines with these working conditions in mind. Our products are designed to help employees feel comfortable and protected throughout their day. G K’s programs are tailored to help support your specific business needs, such as:

While it’s about your business, it’s also about you. Your business is your key focus and, in many cases, you wear multiple hats. At G K, we are committed to delivering Service Excellence, which allows you to focus on what you do best, while we focus on what we do best. With this commitment, we make sure your employees project a professional image and feel comfortable throughout the day, all while meeting today’s safety requirements. Whether you chose to rent and/or buy your uniforms and facility products and services, G K works with you to meet your needs.


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The company which is based in SW Birmingham manufactures machines and designs, installs and commissions engineering facilities

United Kingdom £130k base, full executive package with 50% bonus. Barnaby Stewart Executive Search

Our client is a rapidly growing and award winning British Food Company with an ever growing market share across UK grocers. Due to further planned.

London (Greater) £65,000 – £75,000 per annum networx

Are you an inspirational leader with experience in of securing contracts for the delivery of innovative services.

North West England £90k base Full executive package/ 30% bonus Barnaby Stewart Executive Search

Our client is a leading provider of multidisciplined engineering services group providing Design, Fabrication, Mechanical Engineering Design, Insta.

South East England £80000 – £90000 per annum + uncapped bonus, car benefits Metzger Search and Selection Ltd

This is a very exciting opportunity to join a leading international Facilities Management company, a major provider of specialist services to both.


Monthly retail sales of U #online #clothing #shopping


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Monthly retail sales of U.S. book stores 2014-2016

Monthly retail sales of book stores in the United States from August 2014 to August 2016 (in million U.S. dollars)

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Sales Assistant Jobs #wholesale #retail


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397 ads in Sales Assistant Jobs in London

Dhunay Corporation is a leading recruitment and training provider. We are currently recruiting individuals aged 16-24 who want a career in Retail. No experience or previous qualifications are necessary as free training is provided. We have opportu

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Ad posted 3 days ago

SALES AND STOCKROOM ASSISTANT REQUIRED, FULL TIME, PERMANENT, £8 – £9 p/h CENTRAL LONDON

We are a branded footwear retail company and require sales assistant for our stores in central London. The job includes serving customers in the shop, managing stock room and shop display. You should have minimum 1 year experience in fashion reta

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Retail Tool Sales Assistant – Catford

South East London, London

Salary Details: up to £19,000 OTE Reference: 1076 What you’ll be doing: You’ll be joining a small team of between 4 – 6 members of staff You’ll be committed to delivering a great customer experience You’ll be explaining technical equipme

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Sales Assistant M S Simply Food Heathrow Airport T3

Sales Assistant M S Simply Food Heathrow Airport T3 Rate of pay up to £7.75 per hour plus 50p per hour sales bonus plus £1.20 per hour for unsocial hours! We also offer: * Award winning training with accredited qualifications and great deve

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Full-Time/Weekend Retail Sales Consultant – Kings Road/Marylebone

Location: Kings Road, Chelsea/ Marylebone High Street, Marylebone Apply Before: 11th November 2016 Designers Guild is an expanding global company famous for its innovative, creative designs in home furnishings and interior design. We are looki

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patisserie sales team member

Le moulin is looking for team members for is front of house. Welcoming personality, attentive to detail and good english management required. Good rate of pay plus holidays and good working atmosphere email CV or apply within

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Full Time Retail Sales Assistants required for City of London

Retail Sales Assistants for our Central London and South West London Stores The Savanna is the UK’s largest South African Food retail outlet, with 8 stores. We are a family owned business that is young and dynamic, experiencing considerable grow

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(COVENT GARDEN) LOLAS CUPCAKES – PART TIME STAFF- EXCELLENT TRAINING

West End, London

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Sales Assistant High Jewellery

West End, London

Sales Associate in High jewellery • Title: Sales Assistant • Location: London • Business: Fine jewellery Retail Sales Sector • Contract type: full-Time, Permanent • Salary-23K plus commission Bonus • Experience required: Minimum 2 years in

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Retail Sales Assistant Resume Samples #retail #management #jobs


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Retail Sales Assistant resume samples

Retail Sales Assistants are present in retail establishments and are in charge of assisting and helping customers. Their role is maximizing company profits by promoting special offers, creating attractive displays, handling cash transactions efficiently, and answering courteously to customer inquiries. Based on our collection of sample resumes, Retail Sales Assistants should demonstrate stress management, sales orientation, customer service skills, teamwork, and excellent communication abilities. Most resumes examples list a high school diploma and basic retail training.

Retail Sales Assistant

Researched and resolved account information issues for customers improving customer satisfaction and client retention by approximately 20%.

  • Verified and processed brokers and clients account application information resulting in approximately 15 plus new accounts monthly.
  • Accurately allocated 10 – 15 daily trades valued in excess of $5,000,000 among approximately 200 accounts.
  • Calculated and implemented quarterly fee billing for 350 plus accounts.
  • Managed workflow approvals processed to increase productivity by 20%.

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Retail Sales Assistant

Executive Assistant to Marketing Director handling major promotional events planning

  • Assisted ten sales executives to promote increased sales promote new businesses
  • Worked with clients to maximize visibility and value of their businesses to the public
  • Coordinated advertising schedules and materials; directly assisted clients with design and ad copy in a fast-paced environment to meet constant deadlines; follow-up with billing and credit
  • Trained and supervised two interns for the sales department

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Retail Sales Assistant Manager

Partnered with Retail Sales Store Manager to perform daily store operations including scheduling, budgeting and inventory.

  • Achieved Tier Champion status, maintaining top rank in multiple categories against more than 8 other stores in the district.
  • Recognized as District Champion for [company name], returns, and audits.
  • Established as Training Champion for 8 stores within the district, implemented programs to train Sales reps and support staff using PEAK results coaching techniques.
  • Addressed customer concerns and assisted with product questions, billing disputes and account inquiries.

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Bachelor of Arts

Retail Sales Assistant

Established and maintained relationships with up to 20 clients on a daily basis to generate higher percentage of sales

  • Handled all customer concerns in a proactive and positive manner
  • Maintained the sales floor in 3 of the company boutique locations, minimized clutter and ensured merchandise fixtures were organized and fully stocked
  • Produced designs and displays for the store windows to promote the store’s merchandise

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Retail Sales Assistant

Provided friendly sales assistance to owners and their pets in high traffic, specialty pet boutique

  • Responsible for Opening/Closing procedures, cash drawer, stock and overall store appearance
  • Recorded and processed custom orders by phone and in person
  • Coordinated and expedited appointments for weekly and annual fundraisers and store events

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Retail Sales Assistant

Greeted and acknowledged all customers

  • Provided courteous and knowledgeable customer service in every area of the store
  • Kept the selling floor to operational and visual standards both during the day and at the end of the day
  • Ensured correct placement of merchandise throughout the day
  • Assisted customers in making purchases and coordinated outfits
  • Maintained and labeled all merchandise in the stockroom by category (e.g. designer, sale, hung vs. folded)

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Journalism And Communication

Retail Sales Assistant

Increasing levels of responsibility starting in the Warehouse before moving to several of the retail locations

  • Responsible for sales at two location that did $1.3 million in sales annually
  • Performed sales responsibilities, inventory control, orders, and shipping and receiving
  • Received and organized orders received by phone as well as email
  • Worked with vendors to receive parts and keep the inventory system updated

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High School Diploma

Technical Support Analyst; Level III / Collections / Retail Sales Assistant

Duties included handling trouble shooting process and procedures in association with company guidelines to help customer’s handset issues in both a retail and call center environment. Duties included providing understanding of the situation, step by step resolution, and making a decision whether the device needed replacing based on qualified warranty replacement or insurance claim. Collection position was a transfer from one state to another. Moved into a fast paced inbound call center environment meeting and exceeding company expectations based on speed of service, and dollar amount to collect.

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Sales assistant CV template

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An experienced sales assistant who enjoys client interaction, working on a shop floor and selling to the public. Articulate with excellent negotiating skills and an ability to provide a highly personalized service to customers. Able to make sure that goods are attractively displayed and confident enough to assist unsure customers with product selection.

Looking to continue a career as a sales assistant with a suitable position in a retail environment.

Retail Department Store Coventry
SALES ASSISTANT June 2008 – Present

Working in a retail environment providing exceptional customer service and demonstrating product knowledge to maximise sales. Responsible for greeting customers with a smile and creating a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and providing them with detailed merchandise information and advice.

  • Providing information to customers to help them select the best products.
  • Take cash from customers and process transactions accurately efficiently.
  • Keeping up-to-date with all current promotions within the store.
  • Identifying customers who need assistance on the shop floor.
  • Operating the till and accurately counting and reconciling the till float.
  • Being alert to thefts and fraudulent bank notes, cheques or credit cards.
  • Accurately processing all methods of payment.
  • Making sure the store is clean, tidy and safe at all times.
  • Identifying sales opportunities trends highlighting these to Sales Managers.
  • Working as part of a team and assisting colleagues when necessary.
  • Taking delivery of stock from suppliers or warehouse and storing appropriately.
  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs, without being overbearing.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Having a friendly professional manner.
  • Able to commit at short notice to overtime during busy trading periods.
  • Aware of brand marketing, pricing and positioning.
  • A proactive and passionate attitude towards sales.
  • Have the ability to listen to the customers needs.
  • Immaculate presentation, always well smartly dressed.
  • Knowledge of cataloging and inventory techniques.
  • Physically fit and able to walk around for long periods as well as do lifting.

NVQ/SVQ Retail Operations at levels 2
Nuneaton North College 2006 – 2008

A levels: Maths (A) English (B) Technology (B) Science (C)
Coventry Central College 2004 – 2006

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Resume Sample For Retail Sales Associate

OBJECTIVE: RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE

Offering the following select qualifications

  • Over four years of experience working in diverse retail sales and customer service environments.
  • Maintain excellent customer service skills and a proven record as a top sales performer.
  • Skilled in areas of order processing, inventory control, and cashier management.
  • Hardworking, energetic, and reliable; recognized for assuming additional responsibilities.
  • Excellent problem solver with strong sales analysis and reporting skills.

Company One, Town, US date to date
Sales Associate

Sold designer footwear to a daily customer base of 220, exceeding daily quotas with an average of 65 sales.

  • Achieved status as one of 15 top sales performers in the region comprised of 22 stores.
  • Managed cashiering activities in areas of purchasing, returns, and exchanges, and enforced store policies.
  • Interfaced with vendors concerning pricing, availability, damaged product, buy-backs, and special orders.

  • Company Two, Town, US date to date
    Guest Service Associate

    Provided highly professional catering services for this upscale restaurant, accommodating up to 375 guests.

  • As one of 50 guest-service associates, teamed with a staff of four on a weekly, weekend, and double-shift rotation basis to cater corporate luncheons, reunions, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, and theme parties.
  • Assisted in the setup and teardown of tables, chairs, food, and beverages for as many as 30 tables per event.

  • Company Three, Town, US date to date
    Store Assistant

    Managed florist shop activities in areas of sales, customer service, cashiering, and store maintenance.

  • Prepared and sold an array of floral arrangements and fruit baskets to individuals and commercial accounts.
  • Ensured the quality of floral products with a focus on stem care, cutting techniques, and temperature control.
  • Assisted with on-site interior floral design for weddings, proms, and other special occasions.
  • Scheduled pickups and deliveries, and interfaced with vendors on the selection and purchased of inventory.

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