Buyer - Ladies

  • Società: Loro Piana Japan
  • Luogo: Japan
  • Settore di attività: Moda e Pelletteria
  • Tipo di contratto: Lavoro a tempo indeterminato
  • Mestiere: Merchandising
  • Esperienza richiesta: Almeno 5 anni
  • Codice identificativo: LORP00553
  • Data di pubblicazione: 22.04.2019


Loro Piana Japan is facing a unique challenge in the Japanese market today. It is in the process of renewing the brand image and becoming relevant and attractive to a new set of core target clients (age 35-45).

 The Ladies Buyer, through good understanding of the market, is responsible for executing actions in Japan to increase sales, gross margin and sell-through, liaising with Global Merchandising and Product teams in accordance with the worldwide strategy. She/he is also responsible for driving the image of the brand further by buying in accordance to core target clients taste/needs.



  • Purchase budget forecasting planning by season with Retail Planning Function.
  • Conducts buying sessions in Milan HQ (4 times a year)
  • Is responsible for the products order and in cooperation with Retail Planning Function, for the review of actual purchase according to budget by categories.


Merchandising Activities

  • Ensure optimum allocation/reallocation of merchandise, supported by good analysis and understanding of the stores/customers profile and local product/sales strategy.
  • Develop product sales strategies, from launch plan to specific momentum building, to liquidation management, ensuring strong alignment with Sales, Communications, and VMD.
  • Manage the evolution of inventory and sell through ratios to maximize sales, minimize inventory risks and improve gross margin by liaising with Inventory planner.
  • Work closely with sales team, stores and other supporting functions to reinforce sales and animate sales (e.g. events, promotional activities, etc.). Visit stores on a regular basis.
  • Monitor delivery status and ensure timely delivery into stores in collaboration with HQ Products Team, logistics, etc.



Product Training

  • Plan and conduct Product Knowledge Training to store teams every season.
  • Share collection and product information with VMD, Communications



  • Prepare weekly reports for the stores with analysis (sales trends, stock levels, etc.) and qualitative comments.
  • Conduct market/products analysis and report to Merchandising HQ periodically. Work with product team on the development of products.

Informazioni aggiuntive per i candidati

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in the same role / experience in Ladies wear is preferable
  • Good project management skills including excellent multi-tasking prioritization and organization
  • Relevant previous work experience in Retail
  • Deep knowledge of the clothing and luxury history
  • Good analytical ability and data analysis
  • Strong computer skills and ability to work effectively with Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Good leadership skills
  • Aligned with the Brand identity, detail oriented, with strong communications skills
  • Passion and high motivation for Loro Piana products and Brand
  • Fluent English, both spoken and written; other languages are a plus

Moda e Pelletteria

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