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location

Long Island, NY

salary

$80,000

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$100,000

employment type

Direct Hire

category

Retail + Wholesale

division

Fourth Floor

Buyer

Our client, a multi-brand womenswear retailer, is seeking a Buyer to join the team in Lynbrook, Long Island!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop merchandise assortment plans based on sales, trends, and forecasts
  • Maintain product development relationships, and present development of next season to buying team and executive team
  • Research and identify new vendors and product opportunities
  • Collaborate with the buying team to negotiate pricing, terms, and delivery schedules with vendors
  • Review and analyze sales performance, inventory levels, and market trends
  • Monitor and manage inventory levels to optimize stock availability while minimizing excess inventory and markdowns
  • Assist in the planning and execution of promotional events, sales, and markdowns
  • Prepare and present assortment strategies, sales forecasts, and budget plans
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure cohesive execution of merchandise strategies
  • Stay updated on industry trends, competitor activities, and consumer preferences


Requirements:

  • At least 5-7+ years of experience in an a Buying/Merchandising position
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Product Development Experience is a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Merchandising or equivalent business or finance discipline

Please submit your resume for consideration!

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