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Stockroom assistant/visual merchandising - anyone do either of these?

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lill72 Thu 28-Mar-13 14:01:19

I'm looking at getting a job as a stockroom assistant in fashion retail with a view to getting into visual merchandising. I have not worked fashion at all before - so would appreciate anyones advice - ie is this a good way to get into VM? I am also studying a certificate in VM and come from a design/advertising background.
suggestions/tips welcome!!

momma39 Thu 28-Mar-13 21:54:55

I used to be a vm with arcadia.
I voluntered to do a few displays at first then it took of i found the best advice and one i stuck to, take pictures of all your work and other displays.
I do hope you get into vming as i loved it, especially when people stopped to look at my work and said it was wonderful.
oh and get used to heights,

lill72 Wed 03-Apr-13 13:51:13

Thanks momma39 - am looking into volunteer work now. Think this may be better than stockroom assistant.

If anyone else has thoughts on getting into Visual Merchandising, I'd love to hear...

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