HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 14,600 employees worldwide. As the most important interface for our customers, you will demonstrate your passion for our products and act as a brand ambassador for HUGO BOSS. Join a team that provides an exceptional brand and shopping experience with enthusiasm, fun and expertise – because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Buyer - BOSS Menswear Apparel, Casual Categories
HUGO BOSS Fashions, Inc. | New York City | United States | Full-time

The BOSS Menswear Apparel – Casual Categories Buyer is directly responsible for the selection, and procurement of all merchandise related to the department for directly operated stores in USA, CAN, MEX & BR.  This involves assorting market appropriate product categories at the right price, quality, and design in order to meet consumer demand.  This role has a responsibility to support company objectives, as well as identify and apply solutions to problems that will reduce liability, improve gross margin and maximize business opportunities. 


What you can expect:

  • Execute the RAP (Retail Assortment Planning) process by selecting and customizing assortments by cluster and store location based on budget, product offering, customer demand, and merchandise trends.
  • Influence the collection development with Brand | Creative Management for Regional Merchandising Initiatives.
  • Facilitates pre-season analysis; provides collection retail assortment guidelines, objectives, IPR, and line plans to brand | creative management and attends Form & Fabric meetings in AG.
  • Partners directly with merchandise planning for cluster | module development for the NCSA region.
  • Prepares collection product knowledge presentations that are regionally relevant for retail sales associates.   
  • Partners with Regional | Store Managers and attends VM model store to provide guidance that ensures presentation guidelines which help product supply meet customer demand.
  • Regularly reviews key performance indicators such as sell thru%, sales | stock ratio and conversion; reacting quickly to changes in demand and trending merchandise categories.
  • Studies current market trends relative to customer demands and predicts future trends in competitive market.
  • Reviews Open-to-Buy (OTB) and identify risk + sales opportunities that meet financial goals and objectives.
  • Collaborate with various cross-functional teams (i.e. Brand & Creative Management, Wholesale, Regional Managers, IT, Visual Merchandisers and Senior Management).
  • Partners with the Allocation Team to ensure product demands are met for Top 15 and other stores consistently. 
  • Systems and Technology:
    • Utilize and comprehend SAP | BIS | RAP merchandising tools in order to manage RAP buying process.
    • Utilize and comprehend RAP Cluster | Module building for most effective assortment performance results.

Your profile:

  • BS College Degree
  • Minimum 5+ years of Buying experience (Menswear Experience Required)
  • Adapts to shifting circumstances in business environment  
  • Strong Conceptual and Strategic Thinking
  • Independent, self-motivated, and detail-oriented
  • Strong Systems & Process Abilities
  • SAP nice to have, but not required


Your benefits:

HUGO BOSS offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Hybrid Working Model
  • Flexible Commuting
  • Flexible Fridays & Summer Fridays
  • 21 paid days off (pro-rated based on first year of employment) plus your Birthday off
  • Generous Employee Discount Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits with Health Saving Account (HSA) option
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits (Pre-tax)
  • Voluntary Benefits and Critical Illness
  • Company sponsored Life and Disability benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounts for auto/home/pet insurance 
  • Gym membership discount


Fashion is a form of self-expression. With our products, we want to inspire individuality and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. HUGO BOSS is a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of, but not limited to, age, citizenship, disability, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City