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Merchandise Manager

Country : USA USA

State : Texas

County : Travis County

Town : Austin

Category : Merchandising

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

At Fossil, we dare to dream, disrupt, and deliver in a better way. Our goal is simple - bring innovation, style, and connectivity to an industry ripe for change. Fossil is on a mission to revamp the way fashion accessories are done. We are committed to creating great watches, jewelry, handbags, small leather goods and wearables by investing in technology and long-term value creation. With our diverse portfolio of proprietary and licensed brands, along with department stores, specialty stores, eCommerce websites, and company-owned and operated retail stores, we are building a leading fashion- and tech-forward accessories company. Are you in?

Job description

Fossil has a fantastic new career opportunity for an experienced Merchandise Manager where you can put your stamp on Fossil's global footprint. We are looking for a Merchandise Manager for our Fossil brand watches for retail stores and omnichannel.
- Ability to choose, distort, and create stories around key product ideas
- Can quickly analyze and understand product sales trends, drill down to identify problems and opportunities, and can make adjustments to maximize sales
- Ability to lead and direct visual creative teams to create impactful stories that drive traffic and volume
- Create, manage, and lead teams to drive merchandising themes and to drive store sales
- Find and build best sellers to maximize sales vs plan
- Leverage merchandise assortments to make dominant statements in seasonally relevant ways, and to drive traffic
- Drive customers' perceptions of a great shopping experience relative to key competitors
- Know the key retail levers, the key store KPI's, and how to react to increase performance


- Bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising or relevant studies
- 7+ years of experience as a Merchant or Buyer
- Excellent presentation skills and presence
- Passionate and familiar with fashion and trends
- Product merchandising experience required
- Superb influencing skills
- Strong financial acumen
- Aggressive and risk taker
- Proven success in establishing strong collaborative work relationships
- Management/Leadership experience highly preferred
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