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Learn Industry based

FASHION BUYING

AND

MERCHANDISING

The essential skills & knowledge to thrive

in the dynamic retail buying office

Learn Industry based

FASHION BUYING

AND

MERCHANDISING

The essential skills & knowledge to thrive

in the dynamic retail buying office

Get ready to

Get ready to deliver amazing products to the retail floor?

This online course is your golden ticket to success!

Step into the dynamic world of fashion buying

This Online Course Is Your Golden Ticket To Success!

Learn All You Need To Know To Become A GREAT Fashion Buyer


Are you dreaming of a career in fashion buying

but don't know where to start??

Dont' Worry !! You have come to the right place...

Do you think about this .....

You know the theory but lack practical knowledge

about how to take a fashion product from concept to retail

You feel overwhelmed by the complex workings of the fashion industry, and

struggle to understand how to navigate the industry effectively.


You want to understand fashion buying product development, sourcing, pricing, and

merchandising strategies but don't know who to ask

You struggle not knowing how to predict what styles a

and how to incorporate trends into effective buying decisions.

Does this sound familiar..? If so, then the next few paragraphs will be well worth reading ..... 👀

start today • don't miss out!

start today • don't miss out!

start today • don't miss out!

start today • don't miss out!

start today • don't miss out!


Are you dreaming of a career in fashion buying

but don't know where to start??

You’ve come to the right place,.

Does this sound familiar to you…?

You know the theory but lack practical knowledge about how to take a fashion product from concept to retail

You feel overwhelmed by the complex workings of the fashion industry, and struggle

to understand how to navigate the industry effectively.

You want to understand fashion buying product development, sourcing, pricing, and

merchandising strategies but don't know who to ask

You struggle not knowing how to predict styles and how to incorporate trends into effective buying decisions.

If this hit home, the next few paragraphs will

be well worth the read 👀

Working as a fashion buyer is one of the most exciting, challenging and sought after careers in fashion. Behind the glamorous image of a buyer lies a world of hard work, dedication, and resilience.

Here is a reality check :

The buyer is responsible for ordering products sold in stores to ensure maximum profit.

Getting a job in fashion is hard, mostly because it is a very competitive industry,

In this demanding role you’ll need to be constantly trend spotting, have a strong business sense and be a great communicator.

if you want to get noticed and stand out you need to know what to do from day one and do what others don't

Working as a fashion buyer is one of the most exciting, challenging and sought after careers in fashion. Behind the glamorous image of a buyer lies a world of hard work, dedication, and resilience.

Here is a reality check :

The buyer is responsible for ordering products sold in stores to ensure maximum profit.

Getting a job in fashion is hard, mostly because it is a very competitive industry,

In this demanding role you’ll need to be constantly trend spotting, have a strong business sense and be a great communicator.

if you want to get noticed and stand out you need to know what to do from day one and do what others don't

Most people assume they have the skills they need to work in a retail buying office

Most people assume they have the skills they need to work in a retail buying office

Having a nuanced eye, depth and breadth of historical information, and understanding the data behind the history is vital but only part of the story

Very few buyers know all of these things >>

Drafting a budget and Managing Open to Buy

Critical path planning and using previous sales history in context with the products

Supplier strengths, weaknesses, lead times and production capacity and delivery scheduling

knowledge and understanding of buying math and supply chain issues involved


Discover the REAL skills you need to thrive as a fashion buyer in the industry—beyond what college can teach

Having a nuanced eye, depth and breadth of historical information, and understanding the data behind the history is vital but only part of the story

Very few buyers know all of these things >>

Drafting a budget and Managing Open to Buy

Critical path planning and using previous sales history in context with the products

Supplier strengths, weaknesses, lead times and production capacity and delivery scheduling

knowledge and understanding of buying math and supply chain issues involved


Discover the REAL skills you need to thrive as a fashion buyer in the industry—beyond what college can teach

Learn all you need to know for your dream job as a fashion buyer & stand out in this competitive industry

Enroll in this practical hands on course for aspiring fashion professionals

Learn all you need to know for your dream job as a fashion buyer & stand out in this competitive industry

Enroll in this practical hands on course for aspiring fashion professionals

10,000+

product quantities

Budget

Planning for $120 million

Designer

Preparing trends & styles

Suppliers

Costing & Delivery

Have you thought about this..?

Knowing everything that is taught within this course and incorporating the lessons learnt into your buying role will allow you to embark on your fashion career with confidence, clarity, and foundational knowledge that will lay a path to success

This will provide the hands on specific training required for buyers in a retail buying office that need to know the steps, processes and timelines to develop product - This course is a step by step guide for each process of the buying cycle


Keeping up with ever-changing fashion trends is not enough - you need to develop your business skills & understanding of the role so you can progress successfully or you will struggle not knowing what will resonate with your consumers and how to make buying decisions effectively.


"Sometimes we don't know what we don't know "


By enrolling in the course today, you'll be learning from a true expert in the field who has a proven track record of success.

Unlock the insider secrets that will truly transform your career. The key is understanding and planning your fashion buying strategy

Take your fashion buying knowledge from theory to

industry-relevant and practical in just 3 months.

Be Productive and Confident from Day One

This is the foundation of consistent conversions day after day, a skill that sets you apart from common myths surrounding fashion buying education.

Learn What Google WON'T Teach You

Discover the truth that most courses overlook — the power of strategy for sustainable success. Most fashion buying courses shy away from this crucial aspect, assuming everyone should already know.

Hope is Not a Career Strategy

Embark on this step-by-step, on-demand training that guides you through mastering the intricacies of fashion buying settings. Elevate your career by ensuring your settings are up-to-date, preparing your account to thrive in the world of fashion buying.

Introducing

Fashion Buying & Merchandising

Introducing

Fashion Buying & Merchandising


Enroll in this Industry Insiders course for aspiring fashion Buying professionals:


Fashion Buying & Merchandising requires strategic planning, buying, and selling of fashion products.The primary objective is to ensure the right products are available in the right quantities, at the right time, and at the right place.

Easier said than done !!

There are 10 modules in the course that you can move through at your own pace.

Each module is clear and jam-packed with videos.

Each video covers a learning step and you can work through them as fast or as

slow as you like! You will learn how to develop an understanding of consumer behaviour, trends,

and finance and budgeting and develop effective pricing strategies and commercial range plans

to maximise sales.

Learn however you want to and feel most comfortable Listen and

watch the videos and take notes you go. Have fun learning!

Get the buying strategy from concept to consumer


Enroll in this Industry Insiders course for aspiring fashion Buying professionals:


Fashion Buying & Merchandising requires strategic planning, buying, and selling of fashion products.The primary objective is to ensure the right products are available in the right quantities, at the right time, and at the right place.

Easier said than done !!

There are 10 modules in the course that you can move through at your own pace.

Each module is clear and jam-packed with videos.

Each video covers a learning step and you can work through them as fast or as slow as you like! You will learn how to develop an understanding of consumer behaviour, trends,

and finance and budgeting and develop effective pricing strategies and commercial range plans

to maximise sales.

Learn however you want to and feel most comfortable Listen and watch the videos and take notes you go. Have fun learning!

Get the buying strategy from concept to consumer

the course

CONTENTS

Inside the course

CONTENTS

INSIDE THE COURSE

MODULE 1

The Buying Cycle

This module focuses on the big picture view explaining the buying calendar, the critical path and how to manage it; the stages of the buying cycle and ways of working and best practise industry methods followed by retail brands. There are workbooks, checklists and templates included to download and modify according to your key dates.

MODULE 2

Fashion Buying Fundamentals

Fashion Buying is challenging, competitive and tough at all levels. It is important to understand all the moving parts. What are the skills you need to develop and what is required to get to the next level of your career as a fashion buyer

MODULE 3

Trends, Textiles & Trade Shows

In this module we delve into the purpose of trends and market research and how it applies to your customer and target market. The buyer's role is to bring new ideas and products to your customers.This involves many decisions and choices weeks or months in advance that need to be business right.

MODULE 4

Concept & Product Development

This module explains the product development process. What you need to consider when building the range, how different styles and colours work together and how to manage the whole process effectively avoiding common pitfalls going from concept to confirmed order.

MODULE 5

Merchandise Planning & Buying

In this module we follow the various stages the buyer goes though before finalising the range understanding variety, depth, price and availability. We look at planning stock intakes and how to understand the relationship between sales, stock levels and ordering quantities in order to build a commercial range plan.

MODULE 6

Retail Math Essentials

You don't need to have accountancy skills, but there are some basic calculations that all buyers should know and are required when costing products for profit. In these videos we break down the formulas used when preparing target prices and how to calculate cost prices.

MODULE 7

Budgets & Pricing Strategies

This module explains the various stages the buyer goes though before finalising the range taking into consideration variety, depth, price and availability. We look at the role of merchandising when planning stock intakes and how to understand the relationship between sales, stock levels and ordering quantities in order to build a commercial range plan.

MODULE 8

Building the Range Plan

The preparation of a range plan is vital to planning a collection. This covers how to build a plan that includes both trend-led and ‘core’ products, and avoiding duplication, what is a price point hierarchy and how to manage the lead times of each garment to ensure that the whole collection will be delivered on time.

MODULE 9

Suppliers & Sourcing

This module is about working with suppliers so you can confidently communicate with them to give feedback on the development samples and manage the seasonal orders. We look at the questions to ask in meetings, how to work with minimum order quantities, prepare cross-costings and understand the lead times for the deliveries

MODULE 10

Sales Analysis & Management

In this module we look at sales and data reports and how to read and interpret them. What makes a best seller ? Why is sell-though important ? What happens if a product is not selling as planned or sells too quickly? We answer these questions and explain how to optimise the information available and to get a step ahead.

MODULE 0NE

THE BUYING CYCLE

This module focuses on the key aspects of the buyers role explaining the buying calendar, the critical path and how to manage it; the stages of the buying cycle and ways of working and best practise industry methods followed by retail brands. There are checklists and templates included to download and modify according to your key dates.

After this module you'll be able to ;

• Identify the key stages of the buying cycle & how it works

• Understand the importance of the critical path in buying and merchandising

Tools for best practise to manage your daily tasks

• Plan your weekly schedule to prioritise time sensitive tasks

MODULE TWO

FASHION BUYING FUNDAMENTALS

Fashion Buying is challenging, competitive and tough at all levels. It is important to understand all the moving parts. Learn and practise the skills you need to develop and discover what is required to get to the next level of your career as a fashion buyer

After this module you'll be able to ;

• Understand the role and responsibilities of a fashion buyer and the buyers career path

Identify the differences between a development buyer and a branded buyer

• Identify the skills needed to work as a fashion buyer and fashion merchandiser

• Understand how buyers collaborate with other departments

MODULE THREE

TRENDS TEXTILES & TRADE SHOWS

We delve into the purpose of trends and market research in this module and how it applies to your customer and target market. The buyer's role is to bring new ideas and products to your customers.This involves many decisions and choices weeks or months in advance that need to be business right.

After this module you'll be able to ;

• Understand the trend-translation process and its importance in range development

• Develop your knowledge about fabrics & textiles

Identify the relevant Trade Shows for your category

• How to use the your market research effectively

MODULE FOUR

CONCEPT & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

The product development process has a lot of moving parts. This module will share all the steps you need to consider when building the range, how different styles and colours work together and how to manage the whole process effectively avoiding common pitfalls going from concept to confirmed order.

After this module you'll be able to ;

• Gain clarity on the different types of research and planning processes required to build a product range

• Understand the importance of extensive consumer and market research in order to understand your target consumer and their preferences

• Identify the different tools and methods used by buyers to prepare concepts

• Understand the importance of bottom-up information and how it is used when planning a product range

MODULE FIVE

MERCHANDISE PLANNING & BUYING

In this module you follow and learn the various stages the buyer goes though before finalising the range understanding variety, depth, price and availability. We look at planning stock intakes and how to understand the relationship between sales, stock levels and ordering quantities in order to build a commercial range plan.

After this module you'll be able to ;

Review and analyse past seasons’ product ranges in the planning of future ranges

• Understand the sales data and what makes a good or slow selling line

• Identify the key components of building the range

• Critically assess your range to ensure its commerical viability

MODULE SIX

RETAIL MATH ESSENTIALS

You don't need to have accountancy skills, but all buyers should know the basic calculations when costing products for profit. In these videos we break down the formulas used when preparing target prices and how to calculate cost prices selling prices and margins.

After this module you'll be able to ;

• Confidently calculate your retail prices and margins

• Understand the key retail formulas required in buying and merchandising

• Discuss the negotiation process between buyers and suppliers, and

• Identify successful negotiation tactics

MODULE SEVEN

BUDGETS & BUYING STRATEGIES

Before finalising the range the buyer needs to review the assortment mix taking into consideration variety, depth, price and availability. In this module we learn the importance of merchandising when planning stock intakes and how to understand the relationship between sales, stock levels and ordering quantities in order to build a commercial range plan.

After this module you'll be able to ;

• Discuss the negotiation process between buyers and suppliers

• Understand how to conduct a range review in buying

Plan your order placement according to your intake plan

• Prepare your orders for final confirmation

MODULE EIGHT

BUILDING THE RANGE PLAN

The preparation of a range plan is vital to planning a collection. This covers how to build a plan that includes both trend-led and ‘core’ products, and avoiding duplication, what is a price point hierarchy and how to manage the lead times of each garment to ensure that the whole collection will be delivered on time.

After this module you'll be able to ;

• Identify the key product characteristics and classifications

• Discuss the width and depth of a product range and how to reduce risk in range planning.

• Explain the purpose of the pre-selection meeting and final range review and sign off meetings

• Understand how to minimise risks in range planning.

MODULE NINE

SUPPLIERS AND SOURCING

This module is about working with suppliers so you can confidently communicate with them to give feedback on the development samples and manage the seasonal orders. We look at the questions to ask in meetings, how to work with minimum order quantities, prepare cross-costings and understand the lead times for the deliveries

After this module you'll be able to ;

• Understand the different types of sourcing from local to global sourcing

• Identify how buyers select and appraise suppliers to find the most suitable production facility

• Be clear on the importance of garment fitting and the importance of quality control

Manage the critical path to monitor the production of garments

MODULE TEN

SALES ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT

In this final module we look at retail sales and data reports and how to read and interpret them.What makes a best seller? Why is sell-though important and What happens if a product is not selling as planned or sells too quickly? We answer these questions and explain how to optimise the information available and to get a step ahead.

After this module you'll be able to ;

• Identify the key formulas that help in sales forecasting, such as stock turn and week’s cover

• Confidently read your sales data reports and draw actionable conclusions

Identify when items should be marked down in price or put on promotion

• Understand how monitor and react to product sales

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comprehensive training on all aspects of

fashion buying.

Acquire the skills and knowledge needed to

excel in the Fashion industry.

confidently pursue Your dream career in

fashion buying & Merchandising

Learn industry Relevant training

best Practise and Application.

navigate Your career transition with

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comprehensive training on all aspects of fashion buying.

Acquire the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the Fashion industry.

confidently pursue Your dream career in fashion buying & Merchandising

Learn industry Relevant training best Practise and Application.

navigate Your career transition with confidence & Support

I'm ready to join

The Thrive in Fashion Buying and Merchandising course

brings everything together to boost your fashion buying knowledge and skills.

Learn everything you need to know to land your dream fashion buying job and get a step ahead in this competitive industry.

Especially if you don't have experience

Even if you do have a fashion degree

Or if you are coming from another industry

Maybe you are still studying or have graduated.

You can’t access this material anywhere else.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“Elisabeth is very talented, has so much expertise and is fully comitted to deliver exceptional results.”

She has lots of knowledge in Merchandise Planning, Buying and Retailing on fashion apparels. It was fantastic learning from her and I was able develop my skills and gained lots of global experience in fashion and retailing

M Lathief

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“Elisabeth is very talented, has so much expertise and fully committed to deliver exceptional results ...”

She has lots of knowledge in Merchandise Planning, Buying and Retailing on fashion apparels. It was fantastic learning from her and I was able develop my skills and gained lots of global experience in fashion and retailing

M Lathief

join today, and start your fashion learning :

ALL YOURS WITH

ONE CLICK!

here’s how it goes:

When you sign up, you get immediate access.

Log in to the course in seconds, get familiar with

the module layout and hit play to start your first lesson

There are 10 modules in the course that you can move through at your

own pace.Each module is clear and jam-packed with videos. Each video

covers a learning step and you can work through them as fast or as

slow as you like! (P.S. No one will judge you if you binge-watch

everything at once!)

Learn however you want to learn. Listen and

watch the videos and take notes you go. Have fun learning!

join today and start learning :

ALL YOURS WITH

ONE CLICK!

here’s how it goes:

When you sign up, you get immediate access.

Log in to the course in seconds, get familiar with

the module layout and hit play to start your first lesson

There are 10 modules in the course that you can move through at your

own pace.Each module is clear and jam-packed with videos. Each video

covers a learning step and you can work through them as fast or as

slow as you like! (P.S. No one will judge you if you binge-watch

everything at once!)

Learn however you want to learn. Listen and

watch the videos and take notes you go. Have fun learning!