Buyer ($90,000-$140,000)

  • A buyer must have a good understanding of design, the retail industry, and an understanding of forthcoming trends. Buyers usually work in buying teams and work closely with management and merchandisers, who assist in developing a marketable and profitable product line that will sell.
  • Typical Skills Required- Knowledge of market trends in order to develop an exciting fashion line appropriate to the target market, financial acumen with good negotiation skills.