Jacquie Susie

Visual Merchandiser

Jacquie is a highly accomplished, energetic, confident, outgoing, and organized Merchandiser and Stylist. She has been in the retail and fashion industry for over 15 years, with a strong background in merchandising, styling, product building, design and fashion forecasting. Jacquie has great experience in both soft and hard lines, across a wide range of target customers and demographics. She is highly skilled, highly professional, extremely reliable, and can work quickly while maintaining a high level of detail. While Jacquie has only worked in the industry for over a decade, she has always had an obsession and deep passion for all things creative, which is truly what moves and inspires her. 

 

Career Highlights:

  • Merchandising Manager 
  • Project Manager 
  • New Store Openings
  • New Product Category Launches
  • Personal Stylist and Wardrobe Renovator/Organizer

Experience:

 

 

 Visual Merchandiser

ZenGenius, Inc.

Personal Style Consultant 

Editt312

  • Personalized service business; focused on styling and organization

 

Divisional Product Line Manager 

Eddie Bauer

  • Responsible for overall strategic direction of the product lines
  • Oversaw and managed the execution of business plan, calendar and budget adherence 
  • Defined business strategy using key learnings and trends at division and category level
  • Led seasonal strategy meetings, presenting the category direction; maintained seasonal and long-term views. 
  • Identified emerging product segments based on thorough knowledge of market and competitors
  • Managed and led product lines during product concept, design and development phases
  • Managed the delivery of clear, comprehensive product information to Merchandising team; ensured Merchandisers had product details needed to drive sales and margin
  • Demonstrated clear understanding of costing details, ensured thoughtful decision making on product attributes
  • Led PR presentations internally and externally; supported product marketing campaigns

 

Merchant 

Lane Bryant

  • Managed the development of the assortment and financial planning process in accordance with the vertical calendar
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to develop the best assortment for the customer in order to drive sales and maximize profit
  • Analyzed selling and competition to supply findings for immediate action and future plans/on-order

 

Merchant

Express

  • Developed the line plan for Men’s and Women’s categories that supported the Brand and delivered sales and profit targets 
  • Worked in collaboration with all cross-functional partners to deliver departmental plans 
  • Understood the customer through concentrated profiling and customer intimacy to provide an assortment that worked within the complete brand vision 
  • Intense involvement in competitive patterning hypotheses, analytics and qualitative findings
  • Evaluated selling to provide analysis for immediate action as well as future plans