Buyer Apparel

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Expansion of Team

Seeking an energetic, analytical, creative apparel Buyer.  This individual will develop, assort, and manage the merchandise mix through sound business decisions around product selection, price-points, and merchandise presentation. 



·        Develop all departmental strategies including assortment plans, floor plans, marketing, and pricing action.

·        Maintain accurate OTB in partnership with planning; monitor results to determine required adjustments or corrective action.

·        Analyze historical and current business by style, size and color chain-wide in order to strategically forecast future opportunities

·        Analyze ad results to make futuristic decisions.

·        Maintain knowledge of market conditions relating to price, resources and fashion as it relates to trends and key items, and react accordingly to grow profitable sales.

·        Participate in the development of new buying talent

·        Maintain accurate, timely methods of communication with all internal and external business partners.

·        Maintain knowledge of product and industry trends through market trips, online services, industry journals and fashion magazines.



·        Minimum 2 - 3 years experience as an established buyer with a demonstrable track record of success in apparel buying.  Off Price experience a plus.

·        Progressive thinker able to take ideas from conception to execution.

·        Strong organizational, analytical and retail math skills

·        Strong leadership skills.  Affinity for, and proven success with, coaching and developing new buying talent

·        Proven negotiator with strong verbal and written communication skills and exemplary vendor relationships

·        Proficient with desktop software

·        Ability to recognize fashion and trend and determine how it translates to our customers and business

·        Must be willing and able to travel to markets and stores as needed.

·        Bachelors Degree preferred