1+ months

Assistant Merchant

New York & Company
New York, New York 10001
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


NEW YORK & COMPANY is a passionate mix of fashion and vision. The high-speed pace is thrilling; the challenges come quickly; the opportunities are limitless. We hire world-class talent and embrace creative ideas and diverse abilities. We welcome the varied thinking that myriad backgrounds bring. We are currently seeking an Assistant Merchant.


The Assistant Merchant is a critical member of the merchandising team providing timely and efficient financial analysis, operational and technical support that contributes positively to the overall performance of the business and the team.



  • Conduct in-depth financial research and analysis.
  • Prepare and update reports, make actionable business recommendations and to support business decision making process.
  • Maintain buying office organization including sample administration quality and status.
  • Check merchandise quality on samples.
  • Create and update stock to weekly sales reports.
  • Conduct in-store visits to assess customer buying trends and prep comparison analysis observations and recommendations.
  • Complete special projects and additional duties as assigned.
  • Team with all internal department functions to develop line.
  • Monitor deliveries and samples; coordinate flow of merchandise to stores.
  • Track merchandise on database chart.
  • Acts as a team player sharing responsibility for achievement of goals and objectives
  • Accepts accountability for individual and teams performance and productivity
  • Generates innovative solutions to new and existing problems
  • Is flexible in responding to organizational changes and business priorities
  • Works effectively under deadline pressure or in unusual or new work situations
  • Possesses up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and applies best practices to existing problems



  • 1 year experience in an Assistant Merchant role
  • Fashion retail or related experience
  • Strong PC knowledge especially excel
  • Possess sense of fashion trends
  • Excellent verbal and solid written communication skills
  • Interest in working with "numbers"
  • Flexible and multifunctional
  • Assertive, energetic and results driven
  • Well organized and detail oriented



Bachelor's Degree including successful Finance, Economics, Mathematics or related "numbers" course

Posted: 2012-01-17 Expires: 2038-01-18

New York & Company

New York & Company is a leading specialty retailer of women's fashion and accessories, operating over 575 stores across the United States. Known for offering the latest trends of the season at unbeatable values, New York & Company is all about "NY Style. Great Deals."

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