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Assistant Buyer, Men's Leather Goods


New York, NY, US

Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.

Coach is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.


Primary Purpose:

Strategic, operational Omni channel Assistant Buyer for North America Retail

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to…


  • Influence category assortments by analyzing product performance, customer feedback, consumer trend, competitive landscape and local market knowledge to global merchants/design
  • Manage OTB to meet financial targets and productivity metrics at the SKU level for performance, sales, inventory, receipt and margin goals
  • Assist in executing quarterly buys to meet financial targets and global offer with potential to manage buys independently over time
  • Manage SKU lifecycle from adoption to delete, react to in season sales to determine go forward strategy
  • Build and maintain assortment tools and sku counts
  • Partner with Marketing, Product Knowledge, Visual Merchandising and Store Operations teams to create synergies among all consumer touch points
  • Continuously analyze and reforecast business and implement strategies to ensure plan is achieved, including adjusting product flow and inventory management
  • Work closely with Inventory Management and Allocation to ensure that distributions meet turn goals, support marketing calendar and maximize profitability
  • Partner with field team to solicit qualitative feedback on product, customers, store environments & competition
  • Run weekly sales analysis, organize and distribute reports, and participate in sales meetings

The accomplished individual will possess…


  • B.A. or B.S. required
  • 1-2 years of Buying or Planning experience required
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-motivated and diligent in completing and initiating tasks
  • Detail oriented, organized, ability to multi-task
  • Team player with a focus on collaboration
  • Highly skilled in Excel and proficient learner of planning and buying systems

Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-JG1 Visit Coach at

Req ID:  51388

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