Retail Purchaser Resume Template

A Retail Purchaser is a person who is responsible for selecting and planning a range of products to sell in retail outlets. They have a considerable amount of responsibility and autonomy in the purchasing. The purchase is done depending on the factors like customer demand, department store policy, market trend and financial budgets.

Retail Purchaser Resume Template

Thomas Brown

315, Abbey Road,

Washington DC 02979

Phone: (234) 2966290


A challenging position that will allow personal skill growth and career advancement

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Involved in the analysis of the consumer buying pattern and in the prediction of future market trends.
  • Involved in the interaction with suppliers and successfully negotiated terms of contract.
  • Trained and mentored junior staff.


  • Initiated promotional policies and strategies thereby developing key differentiations that resulted in increase in sales volume.
  • Selected as the Best Merchant of the month, April 2007.


Career Experience/Job history:

BVD Style, Washington DC

Buyer, Junior Apparels Department, 2005- Present

  • Increased sales from 5M to 7M in between 2006-08.
  • Developed an extensive variety of networks and communication channels which increased product knowledge to counter sales personnel and also brought a systematic planning of retailer programs.
  • Supervised Junior’s clothing, swimwear and active wear.

Bethesda, NY

Assistant Buyer, 2003-05

  • Steady assessment of inventory levels and content.
  • Monitored furniture, equipments and basement showrooms.
  • Interviewing, hiring and managing the employees.
  • Involved in research by recording data for sales analysis and reporting activities.



M.A. Accountancy, University of New York, New York


B.A., Accountancy, University of Arizona, Arizona

Computer skills:

MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

References upon request



Purchasing Resumes

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