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Senior Buyer, Women's Outlet Handbags

Coach

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.

 

A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive.

 

Primary Purpose:  The North America Outlet Buyer will execute buying strategies for both Outlet Stores & eCommerce. This is a great opportunity for an individual with outstanding analytical and communication skills, who is strategic and operational.

 

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Buying to...

 

  • Drive financial results that maximize revenue, gross margin, inventory turn goals through the development of merchandising and planning strategies in both Stores & Online.
  • Execute buy process from concept to completion, including partnership in product development, implementation of regional merchandising strategies and financial planning of sales/inventory
  • Influence category assortments by analyzing product performance, customer feedback, consumer trend, competitive landscape and local market knowledge to global merchants/design, identifying unique opportunities for the Store & Ecomm consumers
  • Manage OTB to meet financial targets at the SKU level for sales, inventory & margin
  • Work closely with Inventory Management and Allocation to ensure that inventory turn goals are met and assortments by door are maximized
  • Initiate and generate business analysis to track selling, identify key trends and maximize opportunities in the assortment in order to achieve continued growth and profitability
  • Continuously analyze and reforecast business and implement strategies to ensure plan is achieved, including adjusting product flow, inventory management
  • Manage SKU lifecycle from adoption to delete, react to in season sales to determine go forward strategy 
  • Partner with Marketing, Product Knowledge, Visual Merchandising, Store Operations and Field Team to create synergies among all consumer touch points  
  • Partner with field team to solicit qualitative feedback on product, customers, store environments & competition

 

The accomplished individual will possess...

 

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detail oriented, organized, ability to multi-task
  • Strong product sensibility
  • Ability to present and recommend strategies and build a business case
  • Team player with a focus on collaboration
  • Highly skilled in Excel and proficient learner of planning and buying systems  
  • B.A. or B.S. required
  • 5 - 7 years of Buying and/or Planning experience required
  • 1+ years of people management preferred

 

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-JL3. Visit Coach at www.coach.com.

Req ID:  95070


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