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Boscov's Department Stores
Reading, Pennsylvania
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Experienced Buyers—bring your experience to work for you where people love to shop! Boscov's is a chain of full service department stores serving the total family needs of our customers.


Job Responsibilities

As a member of the merchant team, the Buyer is responsible for overseeing the many functions of buying area, including:

  • Business analysis
  • Management of Open to Buy
  • Merchandise selection
  • Vendor communication
  • Travel to markets
  • Manage day to day functions of office & staff
  • Advertising
  • Communication and visits to stores


Job Requirements

Successful candidates for the Buyer role should have the ability to work with our stores in sharing product information to motivate the retail sales team to actively engage customers, sell merchandise, and provide excellent customer service.

Additional requirements of the Buyer include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related experience
  • Prior retail buying experience; preferably in women’s coats (minimum 2 years)
  • Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Hyperion, and Word with the ability to learn additional systems used by our Merchant divisions
  • Creative problem solving skills and learning agility
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, excellent time management skills
  • Available to work varied days and hours as work schedule requires, including some weekends in the peak seasons



At Boscov’s, we value our employees, and that’s why we provide a competitive compensation and benefits package. As a member of our merchant team, you will be eligible to receive:

  • Competitive starting rate
  • Weekly Pay
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental
  • Paid Vacations and Personal days
  • Liberal Employee Discounts
  • Much More!

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Median Salary: $66,610

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