Retail Buyer Resume

by admin on September 25, 2009

Robert Buyer


Specializing in buying merchandise for large retail outlets and all their divisions that is fashionable and will turn over a large profit.


Motivated, personable business professional with multiple college degrees and a successful 12-year track record of working as an assistant buyer. Talent for quickly mastering technology – recently completed Microsoft Office Suite certificate course. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records. Demonstrated history of purchasing merchandise at trade shows that has turned over 100% profit margin for larger corporations.

Fluent in several languages traveling overseas to Japan and China purchasing on the open market merchandise suitable for bargain discount stores.

Skills Summary

u  Project Management

u  Report Preparation

u  Written Correspondence

u  General Office Skills

u  Computer Savvy

u  Customer Service

u  Scheduling

u  Marketing & Sales

u  Merchandise Buyer

u  Accounting/Bookkeeping

u  Fluent in several languages

u  Trade Show Specialist

Professional Experience

Retail Buyer:

u  Assistant Buyer with large

u  Trade Show Buyer.

u  Kept data base of Wholesale Bargains

u  Created advertising campaigns to unload merchandise.

u  Kept multiple outlets stocked with general merchandise.

u  Rapidly learn and master varied computer programs; recently completed Microsoft Office Suite certificate course.

Customer Service/Marketing/Problem Solving

u  Oversee front-office operations and provide impeccable customer service:

u  Built a clientele supported by 60% referral business.

u  Develop and implement strategic marketing plan for business:

u  Launched a thriving private practice, building revenue from $0 to over $72K in first three years with minimal overhead.

u  Create special promotions, write/design print and outdoor advertising, and coordinate all media buying.

u  Operated Trade Show Programs

u  Presented merchandise from outlet stores

u  Provided booths for overseas buyers

u  Increased client base by one-third by doing overseas traveling.

Employment History

ABC Retail Stores– Colorado Springs, CO; Pueblo, CO; Cheyenne, WY

Assistant Buyer


CBA Fashion Boutique- Buyer

Anytown, usa


University of Retail sales bachelor degree – my town, usa

GPA: 3.89/4.0

(Four-year advanced degree requiring 30-34 credit hrs. per quarter.)

Licensed to translate in five languages.

executive training  – merchandise awards

Associate’s Degree in Marketing and Sales


GPA: 4.0/4.0

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