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Posts Tagged ‘jobs’

by Mani

As mobile technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, retailers are constantly adapting new methods to connect with consumers using new forms of merchandise marketing that didn’t even exist a few years ago. This is good news for students who will soon be entering the fashion industry job market after earning a degree from [...]

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by Mani

We’ve explored the role of the fashion buyer in previous posts, discussing how professional buyers work together with other key professionals in the merchandise marketing department. After a buyer places an order for fashion merchandise at trade shows, showrooms and from vendors, what happens next? You might assume that merchandise goes straight from fashion designer’s warehouse to [...]

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by Mani

As mentioned in a previous post, the role of a buyer might vary based on the size and structure of the fashion business. Despite the size of the business… a buyer’s main role is to purchase merchandise that sells well.  So what are the major differences between a buyer’s career at a larger chain department [...]

Posts Tagged ‘jobs’

by Mani

The role as a buyer sounds like a pretty glamorous position – attending fashion trade shows and runway shows, and basically shopping on the company’s budget. In reality, a buyer’s role – albeit fun and exciting – is a serious career that comes with a lot of responsibility and requires strong leadership, business and analytical skills.