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Buyer Planner - FASHION RETAIL

Diane's Beachwear Corporate Headquarters Torrance, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Employee Discounts, Dental Insurance
  • Employer Likely to Respond

Buyer Planner Retail - Diane's Beachwear -- Torrance, CA

LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCE IN FASHION RETAIL BUYING ALLOCATION, COMPUTER SKILLS, ASSESSING TRENDS 

Qualifications:
* Minimum 2 to 4 years experience in Open to Buy budget 
* Strong Mathematical skills, and eagerness to learn analysis of buying and allocation.
* Adaptable and willing to learn new or unfamiliar computer systems.

* Must have strong time management and organizational skills

Overview:
This position specializes in allocation, planning and trend analysis.  This is a "hands on" position of managing the buy.  Able to respond urgently to trends in selling and redistribution.  Looking for applicants that can understand retail jargon and enjoy working in fast-paced environments. All candidates must have a positive attitude and passion for fashion.

Responsibilities:
-Continually assess Open to Buy and adjust daily

-able to look ahead to profitable Open to Buy budget

-Communicate with Buyers on budget and changes

-Analyse best distribution according to selling trends

-Communicate with vendors on POs and Receivers

-Enter in POs and Receivers

-Monitor store sales and make adjustments to Distros as needed

-Communicate with Marketing Team on upcoming trends

-Help in our warehouse with distibution, returns, damages

-Be alert to buying trends and exchange out merchandise with vendors in a timely and profitable manner

Who we are as a company:

Our company is the first in the beachwear industry to offer the ability to mix sizes in all swimwear tops and bottoms. We have maintained a leading position in the region by offering the largest selection of mix and match separates. By offering a complete beachwear wardrobe all year around, our customer knows she never has to look elsewhere. We provide one stop shopping for all their beachwear needs. As the premier beachwear store in the western United States we have over 14 retail locations as well as E-commerce and are continuing to expand.

  • Salary depends on position and experience.
  • Incentives
  • Great Employee Discount
  • Opportunities to grow
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