My name is Cerynthia Edwards, a graduate from Eastern Michigan Universities Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising program. I also hold an Associate of Arts in Business Administration. I have an goal to join others with similar interests as mine in the retail corporate world, I have several years of retail management, customer service and merchandising experience. Those as well as many other skills such as team building, time management, organizational skills, make me an great asset to any company. This is an portfolio to show some of my experience and skills, Please Enjoy!
In understanding that the buyers goal is to plan the right merchandise in the right quantity at the right price in the right place at the right time, I was able take a close look at planned sales, BOM Stock, turnover, markdowns, planned purchases and forecasting to complete an six month dollar merchandise plan that concentrates on the buyers goal.
Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Plan Sales 229.5 306.0 214.2 260.1 397.8 122.4 Plan EOM Stock 2386.8 1777.9 1950.8 1829.9 1691.7 1816.6 Plan MD 668.5 2448.0 1071.0 1560.6 1989.0 979.2 Plan BOM 1262.3 2386.8 1777.9 1950.8 1829.9 1691.7 Plan Purchases 2042.5 2145.1 1458.1 1699.8 2248.6 1226.5
Performed various tests to analyze and understand the composition of fabrics such as
Ravel Strip Test
Tensile Tongue Tear Strength
Color Fastness Test
Using state of the art testing equipment such as an Tensile tester, Crock meter and Dyeing Rubbing Tester and Thread counter
Adobe Photoshop/Bella Couture The assignment was to create a doll line along with an presentation. Bella Couture was created for designer/collector dolls that were designed based off of an present day teen to appeal to today’s young female Each of these images were created with a particular doll in mind. I planned the images, dressed the mannequins, taken pictures and utilized adobe photo shop to create each of these images for my presentation