- Develop merchandising strategies for the region with the team.
- Define product mix of ready-to-wear and shoes of each market.
- Prepare seasonal open-to-buy together with Business Planning Team.
- Attend seasonal buying sessions in Paris to ensure best merchandise is purchased at appropriate quantities and sizes to achieve targeted sales projections and sell-through.
- Prepare sales forecast on products.
- Deliver reliable sales planning data and work closely with Supply Chain Department for production distribution and allocation.
- Act as the coordinator for all ready-to-wear and shoes related issues between Paris HQ, countries and boutiques.
- Provide the boutique network with relevant collection and product information, sales strategies, and selling techniques.
- Plan seasonal product launch to preview new collection for Elite and VIC clients; Plan trunk shows/ fashions shows and prepare looks for showcasing.
- Work with VM on collection/ product launches, boutique remerchandising & season end sale.
- Plan seasonal markdown schedules and provide markdown list for all boutiques.
- Propose season end discount and control discount to be in line with budget.
- Prepare review reports on product.
- Analyse sales performance through sell-through analysis & propose action plan.
- Control inventory level.
- Arrange retail pricing for all markets to be in line with price policy & global positioning as set by Paris.
- Arrange transfer of merchandise to maximize sell through percentage.
- Conduct market research, competitors analysis, market & product trends as well as pricing.
- Compile regular sales analysis reports of all region to ascertain sales performance for the all product categories.
- Weekly sales performance reports.
- Monthly sales forecast.
- Best seller reports.
- Any ad hoc reports, regional consolidation
- University graduate in Fashion Merchandising or related disciplines
- Minimum 5 years relevant working experience in merchandising of luxury good and service related industry preferred
- General computer literacy & strong in excel
- Training coaching skill
- Language skills: English, Cantonese & Mandarin, other language ability is an added advantage
- Aggressive, Detail-minded, Target-oriented, Strong fashion sense