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Assistant Buyer- Home','0818234','!*!HSN’s Merchandising
teams are responsible for developing our unique product assortment. Our buying
teams partner with world class designers and industry experts to develop HSN
exclusive products and build their brands. The teams create product and brands to
inspire, entertain and engage our customers through assortment selection,
product development, pricing, presentation and promotion.


Day in the Life


The Assistant Buyer
assists with the planning, merchandising, and programming of product to achieve
sales, profits and market share objectives for HSN.

Partner with brands such as
Disney, Coca Cola, HGTV, Hal Rubenstein, Steve Madden, Samantha Brown, and
Badgley Mischka on building their brand and developing product.
Negotiate with vendors for
competitive pricing, promotions and other terms.
Identifying market trends from
trade journals, magazines and shopping and reporting on them to the buying
Partner with Planning and
Programming teams to develop divisional strategy to maximize product
performance based on performance analysis and item information.
Source new vendors -
investigate leads, obtain samples and assist Buyer in product selection.
Prepare Show Recaps regarding
performance of individual items using established metrics (On Hand
Inventory, Minutes of Air-Time, Percent Sales Through, and WNDPM).
Train and mentor more entry
level co-workers.
','!*!Must Haves

You have BS/BA degree,
preferably in merchandising and/or marketing.
You have 1-3 years of corporate
retail buying experience.
You have an understanding of
the merchandising process and product lifecycle.
You have a working knowledge of
open to buy reports.
You have an understanding and
skill in performing basic retail calculations.
You have the ability to spot
trends and translate them into product suggestions desired by our target
You have the ability to analyze
reports, draw conclusions and make recommendations.
You have intermediate to
Advanced Knowledge of MS Office.

Nice to Haves

You have experience working for
a major retailer.
You have experience working in
complex environments.
You have experience global
buying experience, building both digital and non-digital assortments.


HSN’s unique blend of
Retail, Television and eCommerce create a one-of-a-kind working
environment.  Our employees enjoy a competitive benefit program including
health and retirement plans, merchandise discounts, volunteer days, and
more.  We encourage growth and development across the company.  Most
importantly, we have fun.  Follow HSN Careers on Facebook, Twitter and


To learn more,
visit ****


About HSN, Inc.


Inc., is a leading interactive entertainment and lifestyle retailer, offering a
curated assortment of exclusive products and top brand names to its customers.
HSN incorporates entertainment, inspiration, personalities and industry experts
to provide an entirely unique shopping experience. At HSN, customers find
exceptional selections in Health & Beauty, Jewelry, Home/Lifestyle,
Fashion/Accessories, and Electronics. HSN broadcasts reach approximately 90
million households (with live programming 364 days per year) and its website — features more than 50,000 product videos. Mobile applications include
HSN apps for iPad, iPhone and Android. Visit to learn more.


Inc., founded 40 years ago as the first shopping network, is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands
(collectively, “Qurate Retail Group”), as well as other minority investments.
Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional
ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video
commerce, #3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the
U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit
****For more information, please visit, or follow @HSN on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


About Qurate Retail, Inc.

Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA, QRTEB) is comprised of eight leading retail brands –
QVC, HSN, zulily, Ballard Designs, Frontgate, Garnet Hill, Grandin Road and
Improvements (collectively, “Qurate Retail Group”) – all dedicated to providing
a ‘third way to shop,’ beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional
brick-and-mortar stores. Globally, Qurate Retail Group is #1 in video commerce,
reaching approximately 370 million homes worldwide via 16 television networks
and multiple ecommerce sites, social pages, mobile apps, print catalogs, and
in-store destinations, and is #3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile
commerce in the US. Qurate Retail, Inc. also holds minority interests in ILG
and FTD as well as various green energy investments.



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