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Lane Crawford (HK)

Lane Crawford - Assistant Buyer - Furniture (Lifestyle)

Mid Level
Hong Kong
Assistant Buyer - Furniture (Lifestyle)
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About Us

Lane Crawford is Hong Kong's leading specialty store, offering the largest assortment of designer brands in Asia.  Founded in 1850, Lane Crawford evolved from a department store to a fashion and lifestyle specialist, and renowned for its unique edit of the newest and best designers from around the world in Womenswear, Menswear, Shoes and Accessories, Lingerie, Jewellery, Cosmetics and Home and Lifestyle.

Who we're looking for

Lane Crawford's is currently looking for a Assistant Buyer - Furniture (Lifestyle). Join us and be part of the team!

What you will be doing

Sales & Profit:

  • To achieve seasonal sales and profit targets based on the seasonal business plan
  • To negotiate with suppliers in a tough but fair manner to secure exclusive ranges / brands and optimize the profit margin
  • To monitor closely on a detailed open-to-buy system controlling sales and stock levels in order to maintain seasonal target
  • To work with the Assistant Buyers and Merchandise Coordinator to establish a balanced range of merchandise suited to the customer profile of store
  • To be proactive in understanding the competition, and take action to minimize any loss of Lane Crawford market share
  • To determine pricing strategies for products/suppliers based on market reviews, competitor positions, supplier financials, etc.
  • To fully understand supplier cost structure and logistics costs. Is able to identify value added opportunities for Lane Crawford as appropriate
  • To provide monthly updates to relevant parties on key costs and expenses related to buying
  • To ensure that staff are utilising Omni-channel technology to encourage customers to shop on and off line, maximizing sales at every opportunity

Merchandise Management:

  • To be familiar with both local and overseas market situations and trends
  • A desire to understand and communicate the latest trends and fashion
  • To source newness and maintain a leading position in the market of products in its own category
  • To ensure timely delivery of merchandise and ensure consistent quality and quantity to stores
  • To monitor sell-through and deliveries of all suppliers and take decisive action to deal with their performance.
Who you are
  • Degree holder with a minimum 3 years of buying experience in retail industry, preferably with luxury Furniture/ Lifestyle experience
  • Able to deal with principals and vendors effectively
  • Proven experience in managing multiple brands
  • Proactive, figure sensitive and attentive to details
  • Strong analytical ability with excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Excellent command in both written and spoken English, Cantonese and/Mandarin
  • Proficient in all Microsoft applications
  • Immediate availability preferred
What we offer

At Lane Crawford we support our employees with a range of benefits reflecting the importance we place on the well being of our staff.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Annual Leave
  • Provident Fund
  • Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Staff Purchase Privileges

We provide shuttle buses to the Company Head Office, various social recreation activities, Staff Assistance Programme, best in-class training and development

and regional work opportunities for the right candidate

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