Market analysis, competitor comparison, product design and distribution planning. The challenge of creating and implementing a range of styles with market wide appeal sits within this fast-paced, forward thinking department. Negotiation, range optimisation, pricing and margin management are key skill sets..
Responsible for creating a comprehensive global item and option list for retail, liaising with suppliers, identifying and implementing range discontinuation and clearance. The buying team relies on the core skill of accuracy to ensure a smooth retail experience that leaves customers feeling at home on a sofa they love. .
Offering a product that meets the highest safety and quality standards is key to upholding our core brand mission. All suppliers and ranges are meticulously audited, tested and improved so that we never put a substandard product on sale. This role needs an eye for the little details, exceptional focus and superior technical knowledge.