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Natalie Apple   Por$olio  

T: 913-­‐314-­‐3250   E:  napple@uark.edu   University  of  Arkansas,  Apparel  Studies;  minor  in  MarkeHng  


Apparel Studies  Program   Classes  Taken  (GPA:  3.8)   •  Intro  to  Apparel  ProducHon   •  Computer  Based  Methods   (Program:  Kaledo  Design)   •  Quality  Assessment  of  Apparel   •  Visual  Merchandising   •  Intro  to  TexHle  Science   •  Apparel  ProducHon  (Flat  PaWern   Making)   •  Intro  to  Fashion  Merchandising   •  Fashion  Merchandising  Methods   (Retail  Math)  

•  Advanced Apparel  Merchandising   •  Intro  to  MarkeHng   •  Graphic  Design  (Program:  Adobe   CreaHve  Suite)   •  Business  FoundaHons   •  Computer  Proficiency   •  Advanced  Apparel  ProducHon (Program:  OpHtex)   •  History  of  Apparel   •  Computer  Aided  TexHle  Design   •  Contemporary  Apparel  

Marketing Program   Classes  Taken   •  Intro  to  MarkeHng   •  Retail  Buying  and  Merchandise   (Program:  SPSS,  Nielsen  Spectra)  

•  Global MarkeHng   •  Consumer  Behavior  


High School  Art   Drawing  I   Ceramics    


College projects   Trend  Board:     Children’s  Outerwear  

Kaledo Design  


Computer Based  Methods:   Designing  for  a  Real  Company   Using  Kaledo  Design  


Design Line  for  Upcoming   Company  and  Create  Spec     Packs  


Plan (This Year) Employee Discounts Stock Shortages

4.10% 2.30%

Final Project

SALES

EOM STOCK

MARKDOWNS

BOM STOCK

PLANNED PURCHASES AT RETAIL PLANNED PURCHASES AT COST

Last Year Plan Percent Increase Revised Actual Last Year Plan Percent Increase Revised Actual Last Year Plan Revised Actual % of Plan MD Last Year Plan Revised Actual Plan Stock-Sales Ratio Last Year Plan Percent Increase Revised Actual Last Year Plan Percent Increase Revised Actual

% Initial markup % Reductions % Maintained markup % Alternation expenses % Gross margin % Operating expense % Cash discounts % Net profit Annual turnover Average stock Average sales

February

$

March

April

50.5% 28.4% 30.2% 0.5% 41.5% 34.0% 5.5% 7.5% 2.66 $564,539.29 $ May

125,000 June

July

$116,250

$131,250

$142,500

$135,000

$116,250

$108,750

$547,312.50

$712,500.00

$540,000.00

$475,462.50

$525,262.50

$520,000

29,700 18% $631,237.50 5.43 $62,025

$30,674.36

$

19,800 12% $547,312.50 4.17 $316,238

$156,394.71

$

31,350 19% $712,500.00 5 $1,350

$667.64

$

26,400 16% $540,000.00 4 $96,863

$47,903.18

$

24,750 15% $475,462.50 4.09

$

33,000 20% $525,262.50 4.83

$190,800

$136,488

$94,359.81

$67,499.66

Fashion Merchandising     Methods  Project:     Six-­‐Month     Merchandising  Plan  


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Leadership Experience   •  Managed  all  aspects  of  a  group  project     •  Project:  develop  a  business/merchandising  plan  located  in  Tulsa,   OK  

•  Graphic Design  Teacher’s  Aide   •  Taught  Adobe  Illustrator  program  

Portfolio  

Fashion Portfolio