100% fashion Staff with care

Freelance Buyer

Manhattan Beach, California

Post Date: 11/13/2017 Job ID: 88264 Job Category: Buying

Company:

Retailer based in Manhattan Beach

Position:

Temp to Perm Buyer

Division:

Outlet and Big Box

Responsibilities:

  • Update Bulk inventory for top performing and out of stock product
  • Build the right assortment for specific categories and geographical locations in support of the category/brand vision
  • Efficiently achieve sales and profitability by consistently reviewing and appropriately editing product lines, ensuring there is a balanced SKU assortment in style, pattern, color, and size.
  • Liaising with planners to ensure the product offered is right for our customers and supports our business objectives
  • Work in tandem with planners, analyzing past sales figures and current trends to anticipate future product needs and devise a merchandise plan
  • Buy specific SKU counts and quantities of inventory for each channel type (concept, factory outlet, warehouse outlet) throughout the season
  • Ensure proper gender/category balancing in all stores through the use of sales and inventory reports
  • Define seasonal, annual, and multi-year strategies to identify future opportunities and trends
  • Prepare an accurate forecast of merchandise plans
  • Deliver results for each gender/category performance based on strategic goals and budget expectations
  • Propose strategic markdowns by gender, category, and channel type

Timeline:

Start ASAP

FT hours; transitioning from temp to hire based on relationship

Location:

Manhattan Beach, CA


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