Kate Nicholas

Store Manager

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Skills

 

  • Businesses Development
  • Account and Project Management
  • People Managament
  • Profit and Loss
  • Creative Planning
  • Inventory Management

Work history

Currently

Store Manager

Uniqlo

Sep 2014
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • • Independent management of Kingston store, with an annual revenue of £4.8m and sales achievements at 130% YOY • Management, recruitment and training of a team of 30 staff and assistant managers • Analysing customer and sales trends to understand the customer psyche and what is desired by our customers at any given moment • Creating a 6 month marketing and communication plan for the store and the UK business as a whole, including product campaign and brand awareness strategies • Liaising with head office to initiate in-store marketing and sales initiatives • Collaborating with E-commerce department to launch new in-store initiatives to increase sales and further drive foot flow into store • Ensuring the best possible customer experience in store to maximise sales • Inventory management of £900k worth of stock

Education

2014

2:1 English Literature and French

University of Warwick

Oct 2010 - Jun 2014

Awards

2015

U1 GRAND PRIX - 3rd place

Uniqlo

  • A global competition amongst all Uniqlo stores to find the most successful store based on year on year contribution profit, sales, customer service, and model store photos. Whilst assistant manager at High Street Kensington, I achieved 3rd place out of 1700 stores

2014

Deloitte Global Advantage Award - Gold

University of Warwick

  • An accolade awarded to the students who have increased cultural awareness and internationalisation on campus. I achieved this prize through my work as President for World@Warwick, the largest international society on campus with over 1800 members