Ba hons in fashion business and buying in Istituto marangoni paris
The fashion course explores trends, stock mix, the buying calendar, range planning, pricing strategies and profitability, all crucial when planning the purchase of a seasonal fashion collection. Excellent negotiation techniques with suppliers are fundamental, together with issues in pricing, budgets, JIT ordering, distribution channels and supplier lead times. Buyers need to be both creative and business-minded, with strong analytical skills in order to understand and successfully manage the supply chain. Accurately predicting sales and customer demand is crucial to the success of a fashion company. Buyers may work just a few months in advance, or at times years ahead depending on the product and market positioning.
High School Diploma or equivalent school certificate, the applicant s personal statement, a portfolio of work (if appropriate to the subject), IELTS-5(Minimum 4.5 in all bands)
Fashion buyer, Product manager, Retail manager, Project manager, Distribution manager, Operations & logistics manager