100% fashion Staff with care

Buyer (Home goods and groceries)

Los Angeles, California

Post Date: 04/24/2017 Job ID: 81793 Job Category: Buying

Title of Job: Buyer (Home goods and groceries)

Company Description: Fun well-established start up company with growth

Location: Los Angeles, CA


  • Manage opportunistic buying responsibility (based on category) and accountability for sales and margin performance
  • Demonstrate understanding in merchandising and assortment planning
  • Collaborate with management in the development and execution of merchandising and promotional strategies for all categories
  • Manage and forecast inventory to maximize sales and profit
  • Partner with Planning team to develop and execute seasonal plans, open-to-buy, merchandising and promotional strategies
  • Provide analysis and interpretation of key business issues, which includes sales reporting, Open-to-Buy monitoring, and stock analysis
  • Proactively network with vendors regarding available merchandise and negotiate directly on purchases
  • Competitively shop all competing brick and motor and eCommerce sites to identify trends, opportunities, and brands
  • Responsible for growth and development of Assistant Buyer
  • Aid in establishing best practices and building processes appropriate for new and growing business


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6-8 years of Retail Merchandise Buying experience, eCommerce a plus
  • Proven ability to thrive in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent analytical skills and retail math skills
  • Highly effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Extensive experience negotiating and interacting with vendors
  • Highly experienced MS Excel user

What’s in it for you:

  • Unique and fun culture!
  • Dog friendly office
  • Fully stocked kitchen and catered lunches
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Fitness reimbursement

Salary: $85K

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