Retail Assistant

Writing a great retail assistant resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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If you're looking for inspiration when it comes to drafting your own retail assistant resume, look no further than the samples below. These resumes will help you highlight your experience and qualifications in the most effective way possible, giving you the best chance of landing the retail assistant job you're after.

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Kanya Fleege | (889) 588-7779 | Boston, MA


I have over 1 year of experience as a retail assistant. I am excellent at providing customer service, handling cash and credit transactions, stocking shelves, and cleaning the sales floor. I am also able to work well under pressure and handle difficult customers.


Retail Assistant Manager at Macy's, MAApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 15 employees and achieved store sales targets.
  • Increased customer satisfaction scores by 10%.
  • Developed and implemented new training program for new hires.
  • Reduced inventory shrinkage by 5%.
  • Implemented new loss prevention procedures that saved the company $5,000 per month.
  • Hired and developed high-performing staff resulting in promotion to Assistant Manager position.

Retail Assistant at Target, MAAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Assisted in increasing sales by 20% through suggestive selling and upselling techniques.
  • Demonstrated formidable customer service skills, resulting in a 30% increase in customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Consistently achieved personal sales targets, often exceeding them by 10-15%.
  • Acted as key holder on numerous occasions, responsible for opening/closing the store and managing shift schedules.
  • Managed stock inventory levels effectively, ensuring that shelves were always adequately stocked without overstocking.


High School Diploma at Boston Latin School, Boston, MASep 2017 - May 2021

While studying for my High School Diploma I have learned organizational skills, time management skills, and how to study effectively.


  • Cash register
  • Customer service
  • Sales skills
  • Merchandising
  • Stock management
  • Loss prevention
  • Visual merchandising

Ollie Fronte | (516) 082-4862 | Enid, OK


I am a retail assistant with over 1 year of experience working in the industry. I have worked in various roles including sales, customer service, and stock management. I am a motivated individual who is able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines. I have excellent communication skills and am able to build positive relationships with customers and colleagues alike. I take pride in my appearance and always aim to provide the best possible level of service.


Retail Assistant Manager at Walmart, OKJun 2022 - Present

  • Exceeded sales goals by 15%.
  • Improved customer satisfaction ratings by 10%.
  • Trained and developed 5 new employees.
  • Implemented a new inventory management system that saved the company $5,000 per month.
  • Negotiated discounts with vendors that saved the company 10% on all purchases.
  • Wrote and implemented a new employee handbook.

Retail Assistant at Target, OKSep 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Achieved 97% positive feedback on customer surveys.
  • Increased sales by 10% through effective upselling techniques.
  • Reduced store shrinkage by 2% through improved inventory management.
  • Trained and developed 4 new employees, who are now top performers in the company.
  • Won “Employee of the Month” 3 times.


High School Diploma at Putnam City High School, Oklahoma City, OKSep 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to be organized, how to study for exams, and how to manage my time wisely.


  • Customer service
  • Sales
  • Merchandising
  • Inventory management
  • Cashiering
  • Loss prevention