Fashion Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Retail

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Fashion Skills List in Retail

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Fashion role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Fashion job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 60% of Fashion job descriptions contained fashion as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

fashion
60%
merchandising
36%
retail
33%
sales
22%
targets
22%
store manager
22%
people management
22%
kpis
22%
fashion accessories
22%
concession manager
22%
branch manager
22%
assistant manager
22%
product development
14%
design
14%
excel
9%
imports
9%
factories
9%
import merchandiser
9%
orders
9%
designer
9%
account manager
9%
bd
9%
bdm
9%
business development
9%
sales manager
9%
buying
9%
apparel
9%
admin
9%
critical path
9%
clothing
6%
store management
6%
fashion design
6%
head of retail
6%
womenswear
6%
trends
6%
team leadership
6%
supplier sourcing
6%
menswear
6%
international business
6%
fashion buying
6%
ecommerce
6%
business acumen
6%
strategic planning
6%
trading
3%
analytical
3%
adobe photoshop
3%
adobe illustrator
3%
textile industry
3%
store opening
3%
sourcing
3%
merchandise planning
3%
administration
3%
account management
3%
visual merchandising
3%
staff management experience
3%
retail sales
3%
garment manufacturing
3%
organisational skills
3%
production processes
3%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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