Lauren Lawson

Lauren Lawson

Bentonville, AR, US




Pier 1 Imports, Olathe, KS, US, Sales Leader

-Educate and train sales associates on sales activities including approach, closing sales and register use. Ensure employees use proper store protocol and sustain product knowledge.
-Rally sales team to reach daily sales goals and credit card application quotas.
-Administer store operations including closing activities.
-Interface with customers to understand home décor needs and make product recommendations.
-Ensure merchandise displays and seasonal transitions are organized and maintained. Understand store floor plans for effective visual merchandising.

Oct 2012 - current

Fossil, Richardson, TX, US, Interior Design Intern

-Generated preliminary design layouts of domestic and international stores.
-Created and distributed material boards for potential and new store locations.
-Maintained and organized the resource library.
-Ordered fixture samples and researched new suppliers for materials.
-Assisted manager with creation of presentations.
-Produced layouts for Shop-N-Shops.

Apr 2012 - Sep 2012

World Market, Kansas City, MO, US, Supervisor

-Managed store opening and closing activities.
-Provided guidance and assigned tasks to associates.
-Offered excellent customer service and handled customer escalations.
-Maintained expert knowledge on products and systems.
-Specialized in merchandise displays and seasonal transition, including set-up and take down and understanding store floor plans.

Jul 2011 - Mar 2012


Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2007 - May 2011

Areas of Specialization