Clothing Buyer Resume

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Geraldine Kelley

4617 Dovetail Drive

Wood Dale, IL 60191



Job Objective To secure a position with growing company as Clothing Buyer where my education and special training can be utilized to the fullest.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Excellent experience in buying for retail apparel industry
  • Sound knowledge of fashion industry and trends
  • Profound knowledge of purchasing processes and inventory
  • Ability to adapt to changing work environment
  • Ability to negotiate with various clothing vendors
  • Proficient in analyse clothing businesses
  • Familiarity with retail buying management, buying, operations, manufacturing and importing

Professional Experience:

Clothing Buyer

Zappos Merchandising, Inc., Wood Dale, IL

August 2012 – Present


  • Administered various purchasing assortment processes for domestic and international market.
  • Coordinated with suppliers and developedappropriate agreements.
  • Maintained record of selling price and margins for purchase products.
  • Assisted in promotion of merchandising of garments and accessories.
  • Analysed sales processes and identified business opportunities.
  • Maintained record of purchase orders on monthly basis.

Clothing Buyer

Zappos Merchandising, Inc., Wood Dale, IL

May 2009 – July 2012


  • Coordinated with retail store staff members for various activities.
  • Implemented various computer programs for buying department.
  • Participated in buying shows for various clothing issues.
  • Reviewed vendor activities and maintained profitability.
  • Analysed financial plans and ensured optimal investments.
  • Prepared reports for sales activities on weekly basis and monitored inventory.


Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising

Southwest Florida College, Fort Myers, FL

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