Patrik Cimprich


Experienced retail professional with a background in luxury fashion and merchandising. Skilled in stock management, customer service, and sales optimisation. Proven ability to enhance store performance and deliver exceptional customer experiences. Available 8-12 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.

Previous Brands
River Island
Loom Digital
Work Experience
Aug ‘23 - Now
River Island

• I managed stock for Menswear Jersey, Knitwear and Outerwear (£1 mil. stock worth) to ensure optimal replenishment and first allocations are achieved for given departments. • I utilised Nextail to accurately allocate stock to all channels – Wholesale, Ecommerce, UK stores and Franchise - in line with the distribution plan. • Through strong relationships with Core Merchandising counterparts, and excellent knowledge of capacity, option plan and sales trends, make informed decisions on allocations. • I provided administrative and analytical support to senior Merchandisers as well as being in charge of reviewing available reporting, including Nextail parameters, conducting regular store visits and website reviews. • Regularly monitoring key lines availability, and making allocation adjustments to ensure stock is where the demand is.

Jul ‘22 - Jun ‘23

• I implemented established business strategies, assigned roles and tasks to team members according to their strengths and abilities to achieve store KPIs and targets. • As the Supervisor of a team of 8 sales associates, I successfully elevated business performance by implementing selling techniques that optimised the team's potential. • I demonstrated a deep understanding of Diesel's brand values, luxury standards, and product knowledge, consistently delivering exceptional customer experiences that truly embodied the essence of the brand culture. • I proactively adopted Customer Data Management (CDM) strategies to build solid and professional relationships, identify client needs, and increase sales opportunities. • I developed and implemented campaign and merchandising strategies, which encompassed visual merchandising and product placement, all aimed at elevating the customer shopping experience, boosting foot traffic, and increasing in-store sales.

Merchandising Admin Assistant
Sep ‘21 - Jul ‘22

• I managed Ladies Leisure and Accessories intake across e-commerce to ensure the department's KPIs and performance targets are consistently met. • I diligently oversaw product replenishment for best-selling items in the online store and promptly executed stock moves from physical stores to expedite sales on the online website. • I conducted competitor research to identify market trends and potential missed opportunities for the business and translated these findings into presentations/visual mood boards. • I took charge of internal user-generated content (UGC) shoots to strategically drive email marketing conversions. • I collaborated with the marketing team to devise creative solutions for marketing briefs, enhancing brand image, online visibility, and customer engagement for COS. • I maintained close collaboration with various business functions, including buying, e commerce, store merchandising, digital marketing, and PR teams, to successfully accomplish weekly objectives.

Marketing Intern
Sep ‘19 - Mar ‘20
Loom Digital

• I supported the marketing team in the development and execution of marketing campaigns, including conducting market research, competitor analysis, and gathering data insights to contribute to campaign strategies. • I managed and monitored social media platforms, including content creation, scheduling posts, engaging with the audience, and analysis of social media metrics to identify opportunities for improvement. • I assisted in client communications, including preparing reports, presentations & marketing materials, coordinating meetings, and providing updates on project progress to ensure client satisfaction and alignment with project objectives.

Retail Experience
Retail Category
High street
Work Environment
Flagship store
Product Category
Leather goods
Returns & Exchanges
Online orders fulfilment
Client Advising
Inventory control
Stockroom management
Stock control
Order preparation
Open/closing store
Product setup
Complaint handling
Client Help
English - Fluent
Slovak - Native
Czech - Fluent
Education & Training
University for the Creative Arts
Unknown - ‘21
MA Fashion Business and Management
University of the West of England
Unknown - ‘20
Bachelor of Arts