Business Owner Resume

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Career Objective:

Young, enthusiastic, and committed former business owner running an online shop of antique items and a brick-and-mortar shop selling imported goods. Managed a strong network of 20+ distributors and retailers spread across the state. Efficient public relations expert with excellent management and leadership skills. Have successfully negotiated with vendors on sales and logistics terms and conditions in the best interest of the business. Participated in several trade shows and increased the sales by 55% in the financial year 2017-18. Exceptional knack of identifying the hidden intentions of people and sidelining those who have vested interests. Possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and time-management skills.

Summary of Skills

  • Problem-solving, negotiation, network building, and financial management skills

  • Effective business management and development skills

  • Team building and leadership skills

  • Proficient in strategic and tactical planning

  • Ability to plan investment strategies and capitalize on the current market trends

  • Adept at cost control and analysis, pricing structure, and opportunity identification

  • Excellent knowledge of digital marketing and website design trends

Work Experience

Business Owner

ABC Antique Store, Denver, CO

March 2018 – Present

  • Hiring local talents for sales and marketing activities

  • Researching antique pieces and locating sellers spread across the state, and negotiating on purchase terms

  • Providing design and SEO tips to freelancers for making website attractive as well Google ranking

  • Planning, implementing, and monitoring daily business operations

  • Depositing cash, and check in bank and performing bookkeeping activities

  • Conversing with customers through phone calls, emails, and personally, discussing their interest for antiques pieces, and sourcing items from sellers

  • Participating in trade shows, designing stalls,and providing marketing materials to the team

Business Owner

Unique Import Goods, Denver, CO

July 2015 – February 2018

  • Sourced goods from different countries by developing a strong network of manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers

  • Handled paperwork required for importing goods

  • Conversed with lawyers for developing business contracts following the prevalent business laws

  • Evaluated material received from local and foreign manufacturers and determined the best possible selling price

  • Negotiated on purchase prices with sellers and increased the profitability for business

  • Researched competitors in the market selling the same type of goods and provided the best price to customers

  • Designed and implemented a unique set of marketing strategies that helped in increasing business revenue by 45%

  • Sold business to a private organization for $300,00 at a 40% profit

Business Manager

Delight Restaurant, Denver, CO

October 2012 – June 2015

  • Managed daily business operations of the restaurant and provided decent income to the owner

  • Assisted the chef in brining up new menus that improved customer footfalls by 30%

  • Negotiated with vendors on prices of raw materials, beverages, and bakery products and saved 15% on monthly expenses

  • Planned and implemented entertaining activities in the restaurant that helped in gaining more customers for business

  • Managed the entire team of the restaurant comprising 55 employees

  • Conversed with regular customers, collected feedback, and improved menu and services

  • Inspected raw materials and items received and send back goods not matching with the set standard


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management & Administration

    ABC University, Denver, CO


Awards and Recognition:

  • Business Manager of the Year – 2014


On request.