This workshop will introduce you to the role of a fashion buyer and merchandiser in the competitive industry today. It will take you through the key responsibilities at the stake of this role and will guide you on the best practice methods. This workshop will be split into theory and practical sessions aimed at learning the methods and then using them to experience real industry practice.


To Be Confirmed

Topics Covered

  • • Fashion Retail Industry Structure
  • • Seasons and Buying Calendar
  • • Key Responsibilities of Buyers/Merchandisers
  • • Day to Day Tasks
  • • Market Research and Competitors
  • • Customer Profiling
  • • Sales Analysis and Sell Through
  • • Trend Forecasts
  • • Range Planning and Product Development
  • • Buying Strategies and Techniques
  • • OTB (Open to Buy)
  • • Stock Management
  • • Margins
  • • Pricing and Negotiations
  • • Career Opportunities and Advice


  • Duration: 2 weeks (15 hours)
  • Time: Evening Session
  • Starting Date: October 15, 2018
  • Price: 4,400 AED
  • Location: Iris Bay Commercial Tower, Business Bay, Dubai
  • Limited Seats

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