Assistant, Buyer - BCBG


Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing seasonal merchandising strategies and prioritize tasks to support market strategy.
  • Communicate departmental seasonal strategies to design and cross functional merchandising team to ensure they support long term departmental goals
  • Rank styles based on historical and current product performance and identify redundancies in the product assortment
  • Weekly reports on the business and in depth analysis on styles, categories, markdowns and promotions.
  • Works with ecommerce merchandisers to ensure consistency of presentation line, trend stories, and maximize key investments.
  • Support the ecommerce merchandising team to keep parties equipped with important product updates and performance.
  • Partner with planning team to develop balanced investment and inventory strategies
  • Make recommendations for in season strategy changes as needed and communicate to cross functional team on a timely basis.
  • Purchase order management - Ability to reconcile and report out receipts on a monthly basis and demonstrate financial responsibility for success of business
  • Assist in executing business strategies, including product development, promotional strategies, and product presentation
  • Partner with Visual Team in order to execute product presentation that reflects overall business goals
  • Work closely with other buyers in the team in order to ensure a seamless cross-channel experience for the customer
  • Create and maintain complete and accurate details for all styles, record all changes communicated by brand production team and/or merchant team
  • Work close with allocators in order to maintain any pre-distro purchase orders
  • Formulate short-term tactical plans that are cost effective, efficient, and realistic


Skills and Requirements


Education and/or Experience


  • BA degree
  • 1-3 years of retail buying experience


Computer Skills

  • Possess strong computer literacy and facility with Microsoft Office and Excel

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