1. Monitor the influence of relevant economic, political, cultural and psychological factors on domestic and global fashion merchandizing trends. .
Incorporate market analyses and trend forecasts in the fashion industry in the development of a strategic business plan.
Apply retail mathematical principles and financial management practices in compliance with pertinent legislations, to recurring decisions in a fashion merchandising or fashion retail environment.
Evaluate previous sales, trend analysis, target markets, and garment production processes to select textile and merchandise assortment for the upcoming season.
Apply theories and best practices in Human Resource Management and Leadership to the development and maintenance of professional relationships with employees, customers and external business partners.
Integrate a profitable mix of multi-channel retail methods that ensures a seamless experience for local and international customers. (promotion)
Apply basic supply chain management principles to the management of resource inventories and product distribution processes.
Evaluate and incorporate existing and emerging technologies to conduct trend forecasting research and analysis
Collaborate with a cross-functional product development team to design, create and update apparel products to bring to market.
Adhere to principles of global ethical citizenship when conducting all production processes, business transactions and communications.
Develop, and document the maintenance of a personal and professional development plan to enhance work competencies in the fashion merchandising industry.