Retail manager resume

If your main goal is to get a Retail manager position, then you need to prepare an impressive resume that will let employers know you have the qualities needed to fill the position. Writing a management-oriented resume is not easy. You need to highlight your best skills and knowledge in addition you should place your professional abilities and experience.

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Resume Objective Examples

My goal is to obtain a stable, yet challenging, position in a professional environment in which to learn new technologies and skills while utilizing my previous experiences to improve beyond my current abilities. I expect to build a strong business relationship within the company and with clients; and to exceed expectations in all aspects of my work.


Find and maintain a loyalty in a company where I am able to grow both personally and professionally. Able to use my experience to my full ability to help company expansion. Maintain a healthy and stress-free work environment.


Objective is to find permanent full time employment

Resume Objective Examples
Resume Objective Examples

Retail Manager Resume Work Experience

Supervisor (04/2016 - 05/2016)

  • Quiet Flight/Billabong, Orlando, FL United States
  • Assisted customers and answered all their questions about our products.
  • Assisted clients to find items, informed about products and recommended one product or another according to customer's' needs.
  • Dealt with the cash register, returns and exchange requests.
  • Organized items and cleaned the store.
  • Explained and demonstrated products to customers to help them to make purchases.
  • Supervised and evaluated sales associates performance.
  • Trained sales associates.
  • Reported to the business owner once a week about sales, employee performance and proposed new strategies to improve results.
  • Delegate task to associates for time management, to improve store presentation & operations.
  • Answered client questions and was in charge of customer complaints.
  • Ordered merchandise, controlled sales, reconciled cash and receipts, and made bank deposits.
  • Promoted our products through different events and activities such as advertising campaigns to originate customers' interest and to increase sales.

Key Holder (2/2013 - 4/2015)

  • PacSun, Kissimmee, Florida United States
  • Assisted customers and answered all their questions about our products.
  • Dealt with the cash register, returns and exchange requests.
  • Organized items, controlled inventory and cleaned the store.
  • Designed and arranged the window and store displays.
  • Explained and demonstrated products to customers to help them to make purchases.
  • Supervised and evaluated cashiers and sales associates performance.
  • Trained and helped develop sales associates.
  • Assigned duties and responsibilities to each worker in the store.
  • Answered client questions and was in charge of customer complaints.
  • Traced inventory, ordered merchandise, controlled sales, reconciled cash and receipts, and made bank deposits.
  • Reported to the store manager about sales, stock, employee's performance and proposed new strategies to improve results.
  • Promoted our products within the store.
  • Determined where and how our products had to be displayed within the store to sell as much as possible.
  • Checked inventory levels and sales to order exactly what was needed.
  • Worked on Stock and Inventory such as possessing shipment and filling the floor to get as much of our product on the floor.
  • Contributed in reaching/exceeded sales goal in order to help as my part in a whole for the company.

Clinique Beauty Consultant (7/1/2015 - Present)

  • Dillard's Inc., Marion, Illinois
  • Assisted customers and answered all their questions about our products.

Sales Consultant/ Elizabeth Arden (9/1/2014 - 6/30/2015)

  • Dillard's Inc., Marion , Illinois
  • Assisted customers and answered all their questions about our products.

Salon Manager/Owner (1/31/2005 - 10/28/2013)

  • Permanent Solutions by Cheryl, Jackson, Minnesota
  • Started and operated my second Salon as owner/manager/stylist operating and managing all aspects of the salon providing hair, massage, and nail services to over 500 clients until selling this business to relocate to Illinois with my husband, originally from this area.

Sales Consultant (11/10/2000 - 7/31/2002)

  • Spirit Lake Silver and Gold, Spirit Lake, Iowa
  • Worked in retail sales for owners of multi store company specializing in the sale of jewelry also filling in as needed in owner's clothing and home goods stores. Also assisted store owners by traveling and selling as necessary at wholesale/retail shows in various locations.

Salon Manager/Owner (2/1/1984 - 6/1/2004)

  • Hairtique for Guys & Gals, Jackson, Minnesota
  • Purchased and operated my first salon at age of 20. Managed multiple stylists while servicing and caring for my own clients until selling this business after 20 successful years. My salon was always considered to be the most trendy and accommodating in our community of 3500.

Assistant manager ( 10/2013 - 08/2014)

  • Domino's Pizza LLC, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Determined variety and quantity of pastry to bake.
  • Prepared dough and batters to make different kind of bread and other recipes.
  • Dealt with customer payments.
  • Cleaned freezers and heating equipment.
  • Cleaned the working area and equipment.
  • Ordered and received supplies and retail products.
  • Kept in excellent condition glasses, utensils and bar equipment.
  • Took drink and food orders from customers.
  • Informed and explained the menu to customers
  • Inspected equipment and work areas to guarantee they fulfill the established sanitary and safety regulations
  • Calculated costs of supplies.
  • Demonstrated cooks the preparation and presentation of food in services.
  • Estimated and ordered food and other supplies on daily basis.
  • Supervised and coordinated planning, budgets, purchases and all food processes in the restaurant.
  • Talked with customers to help with doubts and to make sure of client's satisfaction with the food and with the service.
  • Arranged customers' reservations.
  • Prepared drinks and food ingredients.

Cashier ( 08/2012 - 10/2013)

  • Rite Aid Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Assisted customers and answered all their questions about our products.
  • Dealt with the cash register, returns and exchange requests.
  • Organized items, controlled inventory and cleaned the store.
  • Designed and arranged the window and store displays in the most attractive way for clients.
  • Dealt with payments using credit card machines and totalized sales on daily basis.
  • Checked inventory levels and sales to order exactly what was needed.

Sales Associate (8/2013 - 7/2014)

  • Forever 21, Orlando, FL United States
  • Organized items and cleaned the store.
  • Assisted customers and answered all their questions about our products.
  • Promoted our products within the store.
  • Stayed on top of go backs.
  • Worked in a high volume store with a fast paced environment.
  • Contributed in sales to help the store as a whole.

Stocker (Sep 2014 - April 2016)

  • Winndixie, Largo, FL United States of America
  • Stocked shelves and kept product available for customers.

Inventory Management (April 2015 - October 2015)

  • Walmart, Largo, FL United States of America
  • Helped to control flow of merchandise in the backroom, as well as helped fill shelves for customers.

Backroom Supervisor (October 2015 - January 2016)

  • Walmart, Largo, FL United States of America
  • Supervised the team of associates who unload trucks of merchandise, bought merchandise to sales floor for next shift of associates. Also helped plan flow of freight through backroom and sales floor.

Support Manager (January 2016 - Present)

  • Walmart, Largo, FL United States of America
  • Supervise associates in fresh areas including; Deli, Bakery, Frozen, Dairy, and Dry grocery.
  • Help plan merchandise layout and feature management.
  • Provide customer service on the sales floor and over the phone to customers in need of many different things.

Retail Manager Skills

  • Cash Handling, Sales, 6 years years
  • Team Building, Management, 6 years years
  • Problem Solving, Management, 6 years years
  • Merchandising, Sales, 6 years years
  • Management, Electronics, 1 years
  • Assistant Management, Automotive Parts , 2 years
  • Propane Operator, Cashier, 1 years
  • Lawn Equipment Operator, Lawn and Landscaping, 1 years
  • Computer skills, Microsoft applications and typing, 7 years
  • Management, Night, 1 years
  • Computer Literate, Powerpoint presentation, Microsoft Excel, . years
  • Windows, Outlook, Microsoft Word/Works, Excel, Power Point, Computer Skills, 13 years years

Education resume examples for Retail Manager profile

Hinds Community College , 2008

  • Jackson, Mississippi,
  • Telecommunication, Associate
  • Associate's degree in Telecommunications Systems

Jackson State university , 2014

  • Jackson, Mississippi,
  • computer engineering, Bachelor's
  • Bachelor's Degree in Telecommunications Systems

American River College, N/A

  • Carmichael, Ca,
  • Medical, EMT Paramedic Certificate
  • Going to be re-attending School in the spring of 2014, willing to base my school schedule around work.

Robert Morgan High School , 2007

  • Miami, Florida, United States
  • Computer Networking, High school Diploma
  • i was in FBLA(Future Business Leaders of America) for all four years
  • i had a 3.0 GPA

Business Management, N/A

  • i was attending Miami Dade college from 2008-2009. i stopped going to college because of my financial situation.

Coastal Carolina Community College , 2008-2010

  • Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
  • Biology, Associate in Science
  • Associate in Science, transferred in 2010

Resume Achievement Samples

  • Named "Associate of the Quarter" for exceeding all customer service goals in 2007.
  • Ranked number 13 in the company in the "President's Club Rankings" 2009.
  • Highest sales in the district for the month of Sept.2013
  • Developed and maintained excellent customer relationships and offered exceptional customer service increasing customer's' satisfaction and customer loyalty.
  • Coordinated all retails sales and promotional campaigns.
  • Hard working and very loyal to a company.
  • Reliable and flexible to work and learn.
  • Coordinated all retails sales and promotional campaigns.
  • Implemented training programs for sales teams about new products.
  • Developed and maintained excellent customer relationships and offered exceptional customer service increasing customer's' satisfaction and customer loyalty.
  • I have decreased the shrink in the company
  • Offered a positive attitude and flexibility in work hours.
  • I have attended customer service seminars throughout the years.
  • Very knowledgeable with floor moves.
  • Excellent with communicating with stuff and corporate.
  • I have also traveled to other locations and filled in as manager and I have helped restaff other stores.
  • Named "Store Of The Year" for 3 consecutive years, for achieving excellent customer service results and sales objectives.
  • Awarded Store Manager Leadership award for outstanding implementation and results of the company My Macy's pilot program.
  • Created an employee engagement program that was adapted as a Macy's Corporate program.
  • Identified and developed inventory best practices to streamline the process and improve accuracy. These best practices were implemented as company standards.

Resume Achievements

  • Graduated with major GPA 3.48.
  • Awarded Honors: winter 2010.
  • Awarded High Honors: spring 2011.
  • Awarded Highest Honors: Fall 2010, Winter 2011, Fall 2011, and Winter 2012.
  • Winner of the Brad Anderson Legacy Stock Award in 2010 and 2012
  • Part of a team who developed, implemented, analyzed and reported an undergraduate research project on the positive relationship between interpersonal interaction and perceived group cohesiveness.
  • 2013 - Lead store to an eight year high engagement score of 78 surpassing both the region and company.
  • 2013 - Chosen to participate in the Mentor's Circle consisting of the top 10% of facility managers in the Mountain Division.
  • 2012 - Exceeded sales and profit budget indexing at 104% and 130% respectively.
  • 2012 - Facilitated the promotion of an assistant manager to shift manager reversing the trend of talent importer.
  • 2012 - Reduce inventory shrinkage by 0k coming in well below target.
  • 2010 - Promoted to Store Manager after only five and a half years.
  • 2009 - Implemented IMS program in my store as a shift manager.
  • 2007 - Promoted to shift manager after only a year and a half out of ASM training.
  • 2007 - Requested to be store setup manager by Store Planning due to results on a previous new store opening.

Retail manager resume Highlights

  • 2004-2008: named 'Outstanding Woodwind', 'Outstanding Percussionist', awarded section leader position in percussion and first chair in concert band. Member of a group who were awarded three national awards and one international award while performing in marching band and indoor percussion.
  • Nutrition, Health, and Lifestyle: Issues and Insights- Vanderbilt University/Coursera
  • Moralities of Everyday Life- Yale University/Coursera
  • Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence-Case Western Reserve University/Coursera
  • Arnold Fletcher Thomas Edison Award
  • American Sign Language, Fluent: Started Sign Language at the age of 4 due to my brother being profoundly deaf. I continue to practice and provide services to the exchange associates with hearing disabilities.