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Sofia Cox
XXXXX XXXXX XXXX, Los Angeles, CA 90034
Professional Summary
Driven and capable individual seeking a stimulating position to utilize merchandising and sales experience. Currently employed with Skechers, USA as an Associate Buyer for women's lifestyle brands for Domestic and Canada.

  • Successfully manage product life cycles for over 200 skus
  • Proven track record for driving sales through knowledge in allocations, store operations, and strategic marketing/pricing
    Proficient in Excel, Microstrategies, Metacube, Apropos, Garpac Systems
  • Strong communication skills with cross functional partners and wholesale accounts
  • Ability to analyze market trends to anticipate future product needs
Associate Buyer Feb 2014Present Skechers Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Select and review new and existing product assortment against OTB targets and sales plans
  • Works with store operations to create assortment plans for all new and high profile locations
  • Manages online assortment and OMNI Channel with web merchant, communicating all new styles and key initiatives
  • Drive sales through meeting quarterly objectives i.e replenishment rate, sku goals, department targets
  • Works with planning to review OTB and past and present sales figures on a style and division basis to build and plan future assortment
Store Manager Feb 2013Feb 2014 Skechers Santa Barbara, CA
  • Responsible for new location opening, working tandem with corporate visual and marketing team 
  • Built HR partnerships in creating/implementing localized business plans including UCSB job fairs 
  • Successfully met/exceeded yearly sales goal within 7 months of operation
  • Trained district on inventory valuation report to effectively analyze department sales and stock contribution

Store Manager Apr 2012Feb 2013 Guess Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Train and develop sales associates through product knowledge and customer relation practices
  • Lead and develop product fit sessions and train on multiple ways to wear product including selling techniques
  • Conduct employee loss prevention training 
  • Track hourly conversion, swing percentage, and traffic comparisons
  • Study bottom and top departments and customer trends/ patterns
  • Monitor associate/manager payroll and scheduling

Visual Store Manager Aug 2010Apr 2012 Abercrombie & Fitch Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Oversee and lead company floor sets through project management
  • Budget hours based on sales and units sold daily 
  • Oversee shipment processes and direct full time stock manager
  • Supervise sales floor through customer quality checks and hourly sales tracking
  • Conduct weekly group interviews and all new hire processes/ on boarding
  • Manage opening/ closing projects for Hollister and A&F Kids throughout South Carolina territory
Bachelor of Science: Business Management Jun 2011 Coastal Carolina University Conway, SC
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Previous Companies:

  • Skechers
  • Guess
  • Abercrombie & Fitch

Previous Job Positions:

  • Associate Buyer
  • Store Manager
  • Visual Store Manager


  • Coastal Carolina University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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