Source vendors for the appropriate items and work with the US & UK Channel Buying team to purchase items in good time for delivery during peak popularity periods.
Source new product ideas from vendors within India appropriate for our own Live TV channels/Websites in US & UK and merchandise with help of respective US and UK buying teams.
Analyze past sales figures/trends to anticipate future product needs Work with vendors regarding every stage of the product, beginning with the selection of raw material all the way through to the finished product
Develop new products to be introduced into our Home Textiles lines at our own Live TV Shopping channels/Websites in US and UK.
The ideal candidate would have the following skills:
Strong multi-unit Merchandising background with experience in multiple categories of Home Textiles products.
Experience as a senior executive or sales manager in large Home Textile export company selling to large US and UK retailer- preferably TV or Internet retailers. Or experience as the sourcing agent for other high-volume, high-sales Western organizations.
Strong team interpersonal skills and experience interacting with vendors
Track record of success in creating a profitable merchandise mix utilizing forecasting, inventory management and assortment planning
Flexible and adaptable team player with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.