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Comme des Garcons Ltd Is Hiring A Merchandiser In New York, NY

International fashion company COMME des GARÇONS is hiring an experienced Retail Merchandiser with 2+ years of merchandising experience with confidence in analysis of data, quick follow through and extreme attention to detail.

Position: Merchandiser
Direct Report: Commercial Manager
Indirect Report: General Manager/CFO

Job Description:

An experienced Retail Merchandiser with 2+ years of merchandising experience with confidence in analysis of data, quick follow through and extreme attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Merchandising – Chelsea, Pocket Shop, Retail Stock and Wholesale Stock

  • Full responsibility for all merchandising functions for the CDGNY retail stores and wholesale business.
  • Management of all product orders, cataloging and uploads.
  • Fully responsible for placing all core product, carry over merchandise orders and reorders to ensure lean inventory while maximizing sales.
  • Ensure clean, accurate and well-maintained inventory for the CDGNY retail division. Work close closely with Logistics Manager to ensure stock levels are always accurate.
  • Manage weekly replenishment deliveries to CDGNY retail stores.
  • Coordinate stock transfers between CDGNY and DSMNY.
  • Facilitate all special orders, including VIP collection orders with Press and Tokyo teams.
  • Manage the CDGNY show look archive.
  • In charge of the MD Planning and OTB for the retail stores and stock location.
  • Create Seasonal Budgets and send Monthly Budget recaps to international head offices.
  • Create Daily Sales reports.
  • Responsible for clean upkeep of Retail Pro and partner with retail staff to ensure mailing list is well maintained.
  • Assist with creating EDM and mailing lists from customer database.

Inventory Management

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  • Oversight and complete responsibility of the CDGNY inventory holdings.
  • Provide GM/CFO with month end stock reconciliation reports.
  • Work closely with Inventory and Logistics teams and Accounting to ensure proper stock management processes and procedures are implemented and followed.
  • Weekly management of receiving and return vouchers (accuracy, % delivered); compare data to source documents (invoices/rtv’s etc).
  • Ensure regular checking of inventory and correction of any discrepancies in partnership with Logistics Manager.
  • Support the Commercial Team with inventory related functions.

Key Deliverables:

  • Monitor the performance of measurable targets.
  • Maintain highly accurate inventory.
  • Management of all product orders.

The Ideal Candidate


  • A highly motivated individual able to converse with all levels both internally and externally.
  • A self-starter able to set the standard by their own professionalism and attitude.
  • Must be energetic, self-motivated and self-organized. Willing to do whatever is required to get the job done.
  • Decisive, structured, organized, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Must be able to react quickly and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Have the ability to work under pressure.


  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational ability, and accuracy.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Office suite.
  • Excellent knowledge of Retail Pro.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent understanding of the entire buying and merchandising process.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in merchandising or fashion management desired. 

To Apply: Please send your resume to, subject line CDGNY Merchandiser.