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Buyer, Retail - Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein
New York, New York, United States of America
Closing date
10 Aug 2022

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Buyer is responsible for ensuring that the merchandise strategy for the assigned departments meets or exceeds financial plans. Acts as leader with the cross functional teams (buying, planning, visual merchandising, design, Global Merchandising, and allocation).


  • Owner of the business - Responsible for the day-to-day product and financial management
  • Responsible for product life cycle including: style/assortment set up, order entry, markdowns, receipt management and inventory discrepancy reconciliation.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and seasonal sales and inventory analysis reports.
  • Manage all operational aspects of the business.
  • Partner with planning and store allocation team to ensure merchandise distribution strategies are executed
  • Make business recommendations re: opportunities based on trend, prior experience, data and analysis.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the OTB with the support of the Planning team while maintaining and tracking receipts.
  • Visit the stores regularly to review merchandise, presentation, identify problems, gain feedback and initiating actions accordingly.
  • Maintain industry awareness and knowledge through brick-and-mortar store and online retailers
  • Build and maintains strong cross functional relationships among CKI internal teams and all third party/exclusive vendors.
  • Maintain strong skills in business programs in working with all internal systems. IP and the Cube."


Experience: Minimum of 5 years of retail buying experience.

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent


  • Strong presenter with the ability to lead
  • Must be highly organized & possess strong analytical skills.
  • Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google applications, etc
  • Flexible to deadline demands, ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.


PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant's current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH


For five decades, CALVIN KLEIN has been a cultural catalyst, creating a legacy of iconic imagery and provocative conversation while retaining its American DNA and youth-inspired designs. Our associates are a group of talented individuals with unique personalities and perspectives. At CALVIN KLEIN, we take risks, embrace differences and strive to make a positive impact on the world. Above all, we care passionately for the brand, our customer and each other. Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, CALVIN KLEIN is one of the world’s largest and most successful designer fashion brands. We are driven by our associates, creating one of the most visionary workforces in fashion. We are proud of who we are, what we do, and the future we are creating. Global retail sales of CALVIN KLEIN products exceeded $8 billion in 2017, and CALVIN KLEIN branded products are distributed in 110+ countries. CALVIN KLEIN employs a worldwide network of over 10,000 associates and operates more than 2,000 free-standing stores globally. Calvin Klein, Inc. was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2003.

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