Sample Retail Resume

Carrier Objective:

Seeking an excellent opportunity to work in the retail industry, where I can utilize my sales and customer service skills to manage various functions of a retail shop.

Summary of Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of retail store operations and management

  • Highly ambitious and the ability to take responsibility for work

  • Excellent communication and report writing skills

  • Excellent sales skills and inventory management abilities

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power point and Internet

  • Ability to work under pressure and in a target driven work environment

Work Experience:

Retail Salesperson

Tom Super Store, La Grange (Dutchess), NY

October 2015 – Present

  • Maintaining records of promotion and sales tasks and payment transactions

  • Responding to phone calls and answering queries regarding purchase and offers

  • Studying customers’ taste needs and planning purchase accordingly

  • Calculating figures related to purchases, sales, credit and cash payment, etc.

  • Ensuring safety of the shop and handling the situations such as theft and security risks

  • Providing information to customers about a product, its use, maintenance and operations

Sales Associate

Klein’s Department Store, La Grange (Dutchess), NY

February 2012 – September 2015

  • Helped customers select the best footwear for regular wear

  • Increase daily sales quota by 15% and contributed in the revenue of the store

  • Controlled activities related to sales, purchases, sales return, cash or credit payments, accounting, etc.

  • Assisted in preparing shift schedules and designating tasks to store employees

  • Submitted monthly records to the seniors and set sales target for the coming months

  • Interacted with vendors for checking availability, pricing, and buy-backs options, returning damaged product, and ordering customized goods


  • High School Diploma

    St. Xavier School, La Grange (Dutchess), NY



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