Mastering Fashion Buying and Merchandising
What you'll learn
- The Role of Buying
- The Role of Merchandising
- The Role of Design
- Trend Forecasting tools
- Interview Tips & Tricks: Become a Fashion Buyer or Merchandiser
- Fashion Buying and Merchandising in the Luxury Industry
- Stock Planning & Distribution
- The 5 R's of Buying and Merchandising
- Negotiation with manufacturers
- Key terms to be seen as knowledgeable
- Having a keen interest in the fashion industry
- A basic understanding of business
- Pen and paper to take notes
Master the key concepts of Fashion Buying and Merchandising management.
If your mind is set on becoming a fashion buyer and/or merchandiser, this course will give you clarity and teach you important lessons that will accompany you for the rest of your career. By the end of this course, you will have a clear understanding of what a buyer and merchandiser does, and how they interact with other departments.
Key lessons and insightful content from an instructor with over 15 years of experience in the fashion industry. Miguel worked his way up to Head of Buying and Design at one of the world's biggest fashion conglomerates. His experience is broad and includes European Merchandiser at CH Carolina Herrera, and Subject Matter Expert at a major consulting firm.
Fashion Buying & Merchandising:
What are the differences between retail buying and product buying? How does the role of buying and merchandising differ from one company to another? And from one country to another? It's a lot more than you think! Take a closer look at the roles and responsibilities of a fashion buyer and merchandiser.
What makes a great fashion buyer? We explore a fashion organization's organization structure to understand how buyers and merchandisers interact with each other and with other departments.
We uncover the secrets of luxury and its paradigms, to set you up for your next interview in the luxury industry.
We learn the skills necessary to thrive in this thrilling industry, and we reveal key career advice to help you secure that very sought-after job in the fashion industry. Miguel is also the published author of "The Luxury Strategy".
Do enroll now for unique insights into probably one of the most interesting careers out there.
Who this course is for:
- Fashion students
- Prospective fashion buyers
- Prospective fashion merchandisers
- Current junior buyers or merchandisers who wish to expand their knowledge
- Candidates to jobs in the fashion industry
Miguel is a Senior Buying Manager who specialises in the fashion industry. His experience is broad and ranges from Buying and Merchandising to Retail Operations. As a Buying and Merchandising expert, Miguel engages in consultancy projects, for which he has been a key player in devising supply chain strategies for his clients. Miguel is a graduate in BA Fashion Business from the London College of Fashion (University of the Arts London), one of the most influential institutions in the fashion world.