Buys merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and non-durable goods. Analyzes past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Selects, orders, and authorizes payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products.
This career is part of the Marketing cluster Merchandising pathway.
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Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
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