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Work experience

Jun 2011Sep 2011

Buying Assistant

798 Fashion Studio
  • Tracked sales with spreadsheets thereby identifying best-sellers on a daily basis.
  • Calculated a variety of ratios for markups, markdowns, and gross margins.
  • Generated ideas and identified factors for monthly sales forecasts based on previous year's sales figures.
  • Communicated with suppliers with regards to prices, colors, sizes, amounts, and delivery dates.
  • Helped with the sales floor, guiding customers in their selection of appropriate clothing and accessories for various occasions.
May 2010Sep 2010

Account Executive Intern

  • Developed marketing plans for NOKIA's products based on the analysis of sales, margins, and growth, thereby contributed to the positioning, targeting, and competitive analysis of the products.
  • Worked closely with cross-functional departments to build a $15 million dollar advertisement campaign.
  • Analyzed data of customer surveys and suggested improvements that helped guide business development.
Sep 2008Jul 2009

Fashion Column Editor

Xiamen University
  • Coordinated the fashion column for the monthly college e-magazine that distributed to hundreds of students.
  • Responsible for reviewing up-to-date fashion week catwalk shows, street snaps, and chic product debuts.
  • Planned and organized a series of fashion events on campus getting thousands of students involved.


Sep 2010May 2012

Master of Science

Temple University

Courses Taken: Financial Analysis and Strategy, Consumer Behavior, Ethical Business Decision, Leadership.

Dual Bachelor/Master Degree Program: One of two selected from hundreds of students

Honored by the International Student Office as outstanding student with scholarship.

Sep 2007May 2011

Bachelor of Science

Xiamen University

Courses Taken: Corporate Finance, Capital Structure Business, Marketing, Advertising Research, Persuasion, Advertising Psychology, Media Planning, Creative Thinking.



I am looking for an entry-level position in the fashion retail industry related to buying or allocation planning.