Motivated Buyer successful at exceeding metrics and identifying market and product trends. Retail enthusiast with international buying flare and deep knowledge of foreign and domestic markets. Exceptional team player with strong B2B experience.
Specialises in retail markets
Manages a $30 Million budget for 18 location retail outfit
Constructed Lizzard Lips Open-To-Buy process
Organised and meticulous
Excellent time management
Certified Purchasing Professional (CME)
Lizzard Lips 1/1/2002 to Current Buyer London
Construct company’s Open-To-Buy process through sales force development, inventory adjustment, and inventory receipt plan.
Oversee Assistant Buyers and provide performance feedback.
Centralise purchasing in corporate location, reducing overall payroll budget by 18%.
Designs by Dianne 1/1/2000 to 3/1/2002 Buyer London
Procured exclusive rights to carry European head wrap line.
Operated within a decentralised structure, purchasing for 3 locations.
Assisted in the development of a new merchandising plan.
Indie Outfitters 4/1/1995 to 1/1/2000 Buyer London
Identified trendy fashion lines, ordered product samples, and determined product viability within a team atmosphere.
Traveled to trade shows and expanded industry connections.
analysed past, present, and future market and product trends.
University College London at Peach Grove 1995 MBA: Business Administration London, England, UK Minor in Marketing