Fashion Apparel Buyer (Los Angeles)

  • Address:Los Angeles, CA 90001 (map)
  • Date Posted:08/24/16
  • Job Type:Full-time
  • Description:
  • DailyLook ( is looking for creative and talented buyers that are eager to be part of a personal styling experience delivered in a box. This is a great growth opportunity for an experienced buyer that is looking to be challenged and grow professionally in buying, business, and management.SUMMARY:Under the direction of the CEO, the Buyer will work to create a profitable merchandise mix of premium brands and private label products based on data analytics and selling history. The buyer will be responsible for achieving sales and gross margin goals through analysis of inventory sell through and turnover.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Execute a merchandise assortment plan that supports the financial and merchandising objectives set by CEOCurate assortment of apparel from private label, non-branded and branded vendorsEstablish relationships with suppliers, as well utilize existing contactsMerchandise analysis: analyze weekly, monthly and seasonal sales stock and on with goal on maximizing sales and minimizing Mark DownsNegotiate product quality, purchase quantity, landed cost, and delivery with vendorsReview daily sales performance to identify potential re-order opportunities and recommend styles that require markdownsAbility to lead and manage an Assistant BuyerManage / execute private label products with our manufacturing partnersQUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:Demonstrated track record of developing and building an apparel businessA strong eye for great product.Established contacts in Women’s Contemporary ready to wear.Must possess the ability to act upon financial retail indicators such as sales, gross margin, inventory productivity, sell-through and turnoverProduct development experience is a plusStrong communication skills, must be able to effectively communicate with Management and co-workers“Can do positive attitude” Enthusiastic team player Candidate is willing to roll up their sleeves and do what it takes to make this company a success. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent3+ Years consecutive experience as a buyer at a retailer/e-commerce companyExperience with online retail preferredOTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:Must possess strong analytical skills including understanding all aspects of retail mathIs accountable for results, approaches obstacles proactively and looks for ways to resolve problems and issuesComfortable with excel spreadsheetsIf you meet these requirements and have the experience, passion, desire to work hard and efficiently, please submit your resume. Cover letter is a plus.
Ad ID: 45743203
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