FREE MEETUP: fashion buying as told by a 10 years' experience buyer

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Do you want to learn more about the fashion buying environment? Well why not join us on the 3rd October at 6:30pm to gain an insight into what is required to be a buyer in the industry.

You will hear about how a buyer requires a creative mind and will show your business acumen. You will understand a buyers day to day which involve speaking to suppliers, managing a team, leading in garment fit sessions, negotiating cost prices, critical path management as well as always having an eye for the next trend.

Understand the personal skills you need, which include being a problem solver, a quick thinker and be confident in your decisions as well as showing strong leadership qualities and good presenting skills. You also have to always think outside the box on issues such as sustainability, maintaining profit margins and always go out of your way to push your department on a global front.

During this meet up Gina will tell you a little bit about herself and her 10 years’ experience as a buyer, you will also cover how the above impacts a buyers day to day life.