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Emma Bixenman

Major: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design



Company/Organization: Von Maur
Company/Organization website: https://www.vonmaur.com/index.aspx
Destination: Davenport, IA
Timeframe: Summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: annthye@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
• Pulled and analyzed weekly reports in preparation for department meetings. • Completed a variety of projects such as stock balancing, trackers, style guides, vendor agendas and cancelling balances. • Attended market week in New York and assisted in scheduling, business evaluation, negotiations and product selection. • Master Internship Project: Conducted analysis on the newest Von Maur location in Brookfield, WI and presented opportunities for future growth to top management based on evaluation.

I accomplished...
Attending market in New York.

I learned...
How to present a formal presentation to coworkers and head management.

Advice for others...
Practice Excel and intership hunt early!

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