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Giordano
Executive - Merchandiser & Buyer was asked...March 23, 2016

Why Giordano ?

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Giordano has been my aspiration since i saw the brand first time in Central Mall, Bangalore. Less

Robinsons Retail Group

How do you see your self in 5 Years?

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I explained and showed my interest that I am willing to stay for the learning experience. Less

francesca's

Where do you see yourself in 5 or 10 years

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Shares with them my vision for the future.

Nintendo of America

What company culture do you thrive in and how do you expect Nintendo's company culture to be?

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I answered that I enjoy a company with open access to various resources and departments. I like open communications and a respect for work life balance. I like a company that engages their workforce and allows them to pursue new responsibility and be innovative. Less

The TJX Companies, Inc.

Why in off-price retailing and not full-price retailing?

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If you haven't worked in retail do some research; (There is a difference between off-price and discount so show you know that; know difference with speciality retailers, high-end, etc Less

The TJX Companies, Inc.

Explain a time when you had to make a split second decision

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I spoke about when I was at a job doing health and safety and I had to decide when to intervene Less

Target

Tell me about a time when you misinterpreted instructions or a request.

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iwas taking a purchas order over the phone .the customer wanted 3 pallets 0r 112 cases of soup within this week ,.5 dayslead time. HE ACTUAL NEEDED 168 CASES 1pallets =56 cases and 3 pallet =168 cases. as a result he only wanted 112 cases and not 3 pallets Less

The TJX Companies, Inc.

Tell me about a time you have had to use analysis to solve a problem?

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They want to see that you are comfortable analyzing and working with numbers. I can stress that enough. Less

Gymreapers

Experience in buying, negotiating, pricing, etc.

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How I have worked in all of the areas he is looking for.

HSN

What was your favorite class? Why HSN? Can you use Excel and V-Lookup and how is it helpful?

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