Buyers for Girl's Fashion Apparel & Accessories

Cato Corporation
Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted 4 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion,Retail

The Cato Corporation, a leading specialty retailer of value-priced women’s fashion apparel with corporate offices located in Charlotte, North Carolina, operates three concepts: Cato, It’s Fashion and Versona. The Company has over 1,300 stores throughout the United States and a diverse workforce of over 7,500 associates. The Company’s stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “CATO”.

The company is seeking an experienced Girl’s Fashion Apparel & Accessories Buyer to join its It’s Fashion merchandising team.


  • Maximizing merchandise contribution;
  • Managing merchandise receipts and open to buy;
  • Initiating the development, purchase and delivery of merchandise assortments;
  • Negotiating all aspects of product purchasing with vendors;
  • Interpreting fashion trends for the customer;
  • Communicating merchandise information to appropriate cross-functional team members;
  • Shopping competition and company stores regularly;
  • Supervising and training associates and/or assistants; and
  • Implementing marketing and sales promotion strategy for assigned areas.


  • Possesses a proven history of successful fashion buying and product development experience; Results oriented, creative and analytical;
  • Prior experience in a specialty retail organization with a product development background;
  • Proven track record of increasing sales and driving profitability;
  • Excellent managerial/leadership skills;
  • Collaborative aptitude;
  • Minimum of 5 years buying experience; and
  • Must be able to relocate to Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Must be willing to work in an office environment.

The company offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including Medical/Dental/Life Insurance package, 401(K) Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending Plan, Stock Purchase Plan and more! Please send resume, including salary history to: The Cato Corporation, Attn: Recruitment, PO Box 34216, Charlotte, NC 28234. Fax to (704) 551-7246 or email to [email protected] EOE/Drug

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