• BOSTON MA
Stephanie Lines

Stephanie Lines

Retail Merchandising & Account Management 

Executive Profile & Core Competencies  

Committed and driven. Demonstrates a track record of building strong relationships and the ability to influence key decision makers. Capable of thinking strategically and delivering results.
Relationship Building • Influencing and Building Trust • Customer Service Focused
 
Innovative Thinking • Strong Verbal, Written & Presentation Skills • Skilled at Leading Others 

Work History

Work History

Real Estate Sales & Leasing

Aug 2014 - Present
Boston Luxury Residential

Boston Luxury Residential is a boutique real estate firm specializing in the sale of luxury condos, rental of Luxury apartments and buildings, and relocation services in the greater Boston area. 

Manager & Visual Director

Jul 2012 - Jul 2014
INTERMIX - Chicago, IL

Regional luxury retail sales and management of a 1+ million dollar store in the heart of Chicago. Built lasting relationships and educated high net worth clients on fashion. Sold to repeat business 60% with new business of 30%.
• Established high-profile and luxury clientele, ensuring a world-class customer experience.

• Visual merchandise manager responsible for leading bi-weekly floor sets and placing all new merchandise.
• Consistently met weekly/monthly sales goals with strong personal KPI (key point indicator) statistics.
• Responsible for complying with all operational tasks efficiently and on time.
• Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of women’s luxury product.

Assistant Manager

Jul 2011 - Jul 2012
RILEY - Chicago, IL
Privately owned boutique in an upscale Chicago neighborhood.
• Lead team of five associates; produced monthly schedules and delegated daily tasks.
• Assisted in buying for the entire store, attending Coterie and Magic trade shows.
• Responsible for all vendor interactions including contract negotiations and discrepancy resolutions.
• Maintained inventory operations ensuring accurate shipments, data entry, processing and merchandising.
• Responsible for supporting the sales goals by on a monthly basis.

Category Manager

May 2010 - Jun 2011
The Advantage Company (Tony Walker & Co.) - Buffalo, NY

Privately owned department store and private label brand distributor with revenue of 10+ million. Consistently met category sales goals of over $40k per month. 
• Responsible for the overall buying, marketing and merchandising of the premium denim account.
• Head buyer for the denim department with a total inventory of 3,000+ units.

• Developed strong relationships with vendors to gain product exclusivity and specialty styles.
• Produced and analyzed appropriate category reports on a weekly basis; maintaining replenishment of key styles, forecasting future purchase orders, identifying product return needs and tracking customer information and loyalty to brands/styles.
• Conducted product-training sessions and developed ways to achieve our monthly sales plan.

Education

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) Management Sciences 

2006 - 2010
Saint Bonaventure University