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Senior Buyer - Women's Ready-to-Wear

Boyds Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
  • Jobs Rated
    203rd

Boyds Philadelphia Job Summary:

The Senior Buyer of Women’s Ready to Wear is responsible for providing market expertise, curating seasonal assortments, and establishing buy quantities that support individual market needs and financial goals. The Senior Buyer will demonstrate creativity in investment and product decisions and clearly execute these decisions from showroom to selling floor.

Responsibilities:

• Manage the success of the category through developing and driving seasonal business strategies

• Develop assortment with overall brand growth strategies while maintaining a customer focused need

• Collaborate with Women’s Buyer on key messages and orders to align with business strategy

• Ensure appropriate flow of inventory into department

• Analyze selling trends and modify as appropriate through reorders, consolidations, and cancellations

• Demonstrate product, price positioning and merchandising strategies of competitors

• Maintain a full understanding of local market needs through various communication channels

• Facilitate product knowledge training

• Partner with Director of Business Development to support events, trunk shows and pop-up shops

• Align stock based on sales trends, season, special events and client accommodations

• Partner with Women’s Buyer to readjust assortments as necessary and ensure appropriate stock

• Drive long-term strategy and tactical execution through meeting the specific needs of each market

• Communicate strategic merchandising investments through extensive product knowledge

• Provide visibility into new arrivals and in-transit styles

• Coordinate with Visual Manager to update in-store display based on deliveries and sales trends 

• Develop strategic approach to build a financially appropriate product assortment

• Partner with Women’s Buyer to re-forecast sales within season to react to current trends

Requirements

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Fashion or related discipline

• A minimum of 6-8 years of relevant buying experience within a fashion and/or luxury environment

• Exposure to International buying

• High level of business acumen

• Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

• Flexibility to travel with short notice

Industry

  • Retail / Wholesale

Jobs Rated Reports for Buyer

Posted: 2019-08-21 Expires: 2019-09-20

Boyds Philadelphia

Boyds Philadelphia is an iconic, luxury fashion destination. Family-owned for four generations, Boyds features Women’s and Men’s designer collections and accessories from the world’s finest brands. Boyds offers unparalleled quality of services including a made-to-measure program, personal shopping, complimentary parking, and complimentary alterations by an in-house staff of forty expert tailors.

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Senior Buyer - Women's Ready-to-Wear

Boyds Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

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