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Licensed Sports Buyers

  • Category: Retail
  • Location: United States
  • Compensation: $80,000 to $120,000
  • Job Description:


    Licensed Sports Buyers - Apparel and Hardlines

    Location: Midwest/East Coast

    Salary: Great Base Salary, Bonus, Equity and Relocation!

    Are you a Licensed Sports Enthusiast?? Do you have a great passion to drive the business? Are you an aggressive, motivated buyer with experience in Licensed Apparel or Licensed Hardgoods in professional or college sports that has a track record in increasing sales and gross margin?

    If you are motivated by researching and chasing trends while correlating that into your business, than this is the position for you! This is a great opportunity to work for a growing and well-respected company in the industry.

    This role is responsible for identifying key items, trends and developing product assortments to grow the business and increase market share. This person will be expected to build strong vendor relations, utilize effective negotiations, and put together solid business plans, including strong and detailed promotional programs.


    - Minimum of 3 years of current Buying experience in the Licensed Apparel or Hardgoods categories
    - Experience building assortments and developing marketing and pricing plans
    - Team-oriented and passionate about driving and developing business strategies.
    - Management and leadership experience
    - Excellent negotiating and communication skills

    Keywords: Fitness equipment, Sporting Goods, Workout Equipment, Treadmills, Elliptical, Home Gyms, Workout bench, Weights, Bench press, Rowing machine, Stair Machine, Stationary Bike, Bicycles, Big Ticket, Cardio Equipment, Hardlines, Hard Goods, Hunting, Fishing, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Volleyball, Fitness, Yoga, Archery, Cycling, Licensed Apparel, Licensed Hardgoods, MBA, NBA, NHL, NFL, NCAA, Sr. Planner, Senior Planner, Senior planning, Senior Merchandise planning, Senior Merchandise Planner, Merchandise Planner, Associate Planner, Assistant Planner, Associate Merchandise Planner, Assistant Merchandise Planner, Inventory planner, store planner, location planner, assortment planner, Inventory analyst, Planning Manager, Planner, Planning, Merchandise Planning, Merchandise, Demand, Demand Planning, Divisional Merchandise Manager, DMM, Merchandise Manager, Merchant, Buyer, Category Manager, Analyst, General Merchandise Manager, GMM, Allocation, Allocator, Replenishment, Analyst, SAP, Arthur, AS400, Retek, Manugistics, E3, Excel, Access, JDA, AS 400, Open to Buy, OTB, Designer, Collections, Technical Designer, Bridge, Better, Moderate, Missy, Petites, Women's, Sr. Design, Juniors, Sportswear, Ladies, Men's, children’s, Kid's, gloves, watches, costume jewelry, fine jewelry, hats, belts, socks, underwear, scarves, watches, outdoor equipment, clothing, fishing, hunting, guns, watersports, marine, football, hockey, soccer, tennis, basketball, bicycle, exercise equipment, baseball, golf, swimming, camping, sports, Sporting Goods, electronics, Health & Beauty, Food, Grocery, Hardware, Housewares, Hardlines, Softlines, Apparel, Accessories, footwear, shoes, athletics, outdoors, fire retardant, fire resistant, VMI, Big box, department store, specialty, retail, Wholesale, off price, discount, ecommerce

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