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Retail Merchandiser
Peter Millar
Raleigh
Contemporary Menswear
Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Market: NC - Raleigh Durham
Industry Segment: Contemporary Menswear
Category: Merchandising
Seniority: Associate
Job Type: Full time

In House Role

Brobston Group is managing the hiring process. Our team screens all applicants and coaches you through the interview process.

Job Description

The Buyer drives the timely sourcing of best available products to achieve and exceed sales and margin goals.

**This role is open to relocation to Raleigh, NC.**

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Work in partnership with a high performing team that delivers the results and meets performance goals.
  • Facilitate and lead change; continuously evaluate procedures within Buying office and provide/action recommendations for more effective business practices.
  • Attend market appointments to select and assemble collections and product assortments.
  • Travel to company stores throughout the US market.
  • Align the ‘buy’ to strategy – plan and select the range, type and quantity; decide on color, size, price etc. and negotiate competitive bids to purchase within budgets and to drive profit.
  • Assess competitors, analyze buying patterns and predict future trends.
  • Responsible for managing, entering, and uploading purchase orders according to plan and forecast.
  • Partner with Planning to manage open-to-buy to maximize business opportunities and inventory control.
  • Ensure timely delivery of merchandise, initiate cancellations or negotiate discounts on late deliveries as appropriate.
  • Manage inventory; make timely profitability decisions; review existing inventory performance indicators and react quickly to change in demand, logistics and trends.
  • Prepare and present Seasonal Business Reviews.
  • Be proficient on all merchant systems.
  • Provide product information, maintain regular communication and work co-operatively with the store team.
  • Obtain feedback on how the market responds to choices made and to market needs; seek customer feedback.
  • Check store merchandise assortments, displays, stock levels as well as consult customers during peak selling times and key special events.
  • Partner with the marketing team to drive seasonal promotions activities.
  • Ensure advertised merchandise is adequately quantified and delivered and on time.

The ideal candidate:

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Business or Retail Management, or equivalent experience.
  • 3 years proven Buying experience, preferably in luxury retail.
  • Sound knowledge of purchasing principles and practices / Retail Math.
  • Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills with the ability to get things done.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; a team player who is able to act as both a leader and an individual contributor as required.
  • Confident and effective communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Is adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity and change.
  • Highly service-oriented with exceptional organizational and follow up skills.
  • Passionate about fashion and luxury retailing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

About Peter Millar

Peter Millar is a part of Richemont Group and was founded in 2001 with a single cashmere sweater. Through this initial garment, an ethos emerged to embody luxury, elegance and a dedication to superior craftsmanship. Today the brand has grown to include luxury performance sportswear, seasonal resort apparel, refined tailored clothing, and sartorial accessories. Each offering features the finest raw materials and fabric innovations while utilizing the world’s best yarn spinners, artisanal workshops and highly specialized factories.

Peter Millar clothes and accessories are available online and in specialty retail stores and the most prestigious resorts. Our global distribution includes North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the South Pacific.

Retail Merchandiser
Peter Millar
Raleigh
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