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Merchandising Professional

  • An Accomplished Retail Merchandising Professional possesses expertise in evaluating human behavior and organizing effective sales through buying and selling of the stocks and goods in the company
  • Skilled in handling the inventory and maintaining the checks and records of the product sales and stocks; developing the display modules of the online merchandise, and looking after the departmental policies
  • Extensive experience of XX years in relaying the merchandise plan to the buyer who, in turn, can decide on what products, styles, colors, etc. to purchase and from which suppliers, at what price; preparing season change layouts/ensuring all changes are implemented accurately and in a timely manner
  • Skilled in identifying, preparing, and maintaining layout changes due to low or high sell-through and inventory volume; assisting the stores with the preparation of promotional and seasonal sale events; analyzing past sales figures/trends to anticipate future product needs.
  • Instrumental in devising merchandise plans using the techniques; allocating certain amounts of stock, to each outlet, throughout the season; minimizing stock holdings and commitment to allow for maximum flexibility
  • Proven working experience in merchandising; highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising campaigns that engage, inform, and motivate; up-to-date with the latest merchandising trends and best practices; commercial acumen and the ability to “decode” customers
  • Competent in enhancing the standards of the sales records, and maintaining the products' credibility; efficient in dealing with varied kinds of domestic and international clients; capable of skillfully handling the administrative and managerial tasks of the organization


Arts and Design, Bachelor of Business Administration, Completed, July 2014

SRM Institute of Science and Technology

Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu

Work Experience

August 2017 - Current

Merchandising Professional / Category Visual Merchandiser

Shoppers Stop

Mumbai, Maharashtra

  • Deliver strategic plans in adherence to the retail merchandising calendar
  • Build strong partnerships with Planning and Allocation, Visual Merchandising, Store Operations and Distribution Centers to consistently execute a strong merchandise assortment
  • Develop and manage the promotional strategy to maximize profit potential
  • Regularly monitor, analyze, and report on business performance
  • Identify trends and maximize growth opportunities
  • Responsible for the professional development of the buying team
  • Coordinate with various departments and monitor various store setups and resets in the region
  • Develop and execute various store rotation schedules for the appropriate region
  • Manage and validate model store program for assigned area
  • Develop and ensure compliance to budget for all merchandising process
  • Supervise and ensure the effectiveness of all merchant activities
  • Prepare training and job orientation programs for all new merchants
  • Monitor retail prices for competitors and maintain appropriate pricing for products accordingly
  • Manage multiple projects, monitor and allocate appropriate resources to various accounts
  • Monitor and apply various merchandising methods and ensure an increase in productivity
  • Supervise everyday operations and monitor the progress of each project
  • Develop productivity targets for the organization and evaluate the performance of all employees
  • Coordinate with store management and hire and train store associates
  • Handle the timely shipment and approval of the merchandising products from the production base houses or units; maintain a safe working environment; provide reports to the store manager at the closing of shift
  • Inspect and look after the feedback of the customers about the newly launched merchandising products in the market; ensure efficient coordination with employees and organize workflow

August 2014 - April 2016

Merchandising Professional / Visual Merchandising Manager

Pureplay Skin Sciences (India)

Thane, Maharashtra

  • Planned and developed merchandising strategies that balance customers’ expectations and the company’s objectives; forecasted profits/sales and planned budgets
  • Analyzed sales figures, customers reactions, and market trends to anticipate product needs and plan product ranges/stock
  • Collaborated with buyers, suppliers, distributors, and analysts to negotiate prices, quantities, and time- scales; maximized customer interest and sales levels by displaying products appropriately
  • Produced layout plans for stores and maintain store shelves and inventory
  • Monitored stock movement and consider markdowns, promotions, price changes, clearouts, etc
  • Built constructive customer relationships and teamed with channel partners to build pipelines and close deals
  • Remained up-to-date with the industry’s best practices

Training Certifications

  • Certified Purchasing Card Professional (CPCP) , 2017


  • Commercial awareness
  • Confidence
  • Work Under Pressure
  • Teamwork
  • Communication 
  • Interpersonal 
  • Leadership 
  • Strong numerical and analytical
  • Creative

Computer Proficiency

  • Window star3
  • Microsoft Office star3


  • English
  • Hindi

Personal Interest

  • Sketching
  • Drawing
  • Gymming


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