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Chrissie Waterlow

Head of Retail Buying and E-commerce (Contract Role)

Head of Buying and ECommerce

Crawley Down, West Sussex, United Kingdom

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Chrissie Waterlow's Work Experience

NCT Charity

Head of Retail Buying and E-commerce (Contract Role)

July 2015 to November 2015

Wauwaa

Head of Buying/Merchandising

September 2013 to April 2015

London, United Kingdom

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Category Buying Manager

February 2011 to September 2013

Chrissie Waterlow's Education

Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

About Chrissie Waterlow's Current Company

NCT Charity

Responsible for the leadership and management of the retail and wholesale business of the NCT web shop with 4 direct reports and total team of 12. Review of products, pricing, intake margin, supplier management, marketing calendar, review of affiliates, key business targets for wholesale business, communication with wider charity. Day to day management of : Buying Merchandising...

About Chrissie Waterlow

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I am a Commercial, innovative and highly creative individual with strong leadership skills and communication skills required to build and develop businesses. Possessing extensive in depth product and direct sourcing knowledge for a number of multi product categories, with my experience covering both international and UK markets covering retail, sales, country specific market understanding. My success includes managing both sales and bottom line profit growth, intake margin targets, on time deliveries, merchandising, sourcing worldwide as well as developing and managing a team of 20 plus members to achieve targeted goals. I have worked for some of the UK's key brands including Mothercare, gap and Next. Specialties: Buying E-commerce Magento & Drupal Flash Sales Merchandising Sales logistics Worldwide sourcing Design Product Development International Markets Childrenswear Nursery Footwear Accessories Ladieswear Menswear Team Management Leadership Negotiation Commercial Google Analytics SEOHead of Retail Buying and E-commerce (Contract Role) @ Responsible for the leadership and management of the retail and wholesale business of the NCT web shop with 4 direct reports and total team of 12. Review of products, pricing, intake margin, supplier management, marketing calendar, review of affiliates, key business targets for wholesale business, communication with wider charity. Day to day management of : Buying Merchandising Warehouse/ Logistics Customer Service Website Management Social Media Digital Marketing Review of Google Analytics Wholesale Management of P&L From July 2015 to November 2015 (5 months) Head of Buying/Merchandising @ As Head of Merchandising/Buying I manage all aspects of the buying and merchandising process for this E-commerce website, with the overall management responsibility and development of the Buying and Merchandising team. Reviewing all products the team select to ensure that they are both suitable as well as suit the ethos of the Wauwaa brand. The website offers products within all categories of clothing from 0-6 years, nursery, toys, maternity and gifts, reviewing all trade shows to find those new and innovative products to offer. I ensure the team negotiate the best deals for Wauwaa along with building developing and maintaining great relationships with our suppliers to achieve successful partnerships. The other part of my role is to oversee both internal and external communications within the team, analyse product sales, margin intakes, on time deliveries, pricing, work with marketing to schedule event themes, critical path management and always ensure that what we offer our customers both known as well as new and exciting brands. From September 2013 to April 2015 (1 year 8 months) London, United KingdomCategory Buying Manager @ Responsible for managing the Jewellery concessions in the Value Division of the company covering Asda, Tesco UK and Central Europe, Sainsbury's and Bon Marche. Managing the buying team as well as designers in total a team of 20 from Senior Buyers to to BAA ensuring both internal and external communications with all departments, suppliers and hosts. Attend host meetings and presentations, managing P&L, product development, direct sourcing with factories in the Far East and India. Approx department turnover £56 million. From February 2011 to September 2013 (2 years 8 months) Head of Buying @ – Developing a buying strategy for this online member’s only flash sales site, focusing solely on Childrenswear, working with key Brands, negotiating specific deals on their excess stock to sell at up to 70% off RRP with 5 different sales every day. Working on Magento with uploads, managing buyer’s admin, photographer, customer service and logistics. Working with brands such as Ben Sherman, French Connection, Ed Hardy, and Pierre Cardin. From June 2010 to November 2010 (6 months) London, United KingdomSales @ From 2010 to 2010 (less than a year) Sales and Marketing Director @ From September 2008 to October 2009 (1 year 2 months) Buying Manager @ From 2006 to 2006 (less than a year) Senior Buyer International @ From 2000 to 2006 (6 years) Buyer @ From 1995 to 1999 (4 years) Buyer Boyswear @ From 1992 to 1994 (2 years) Bournemouth UniversityBournemouth University Chrissie Waterlow is skilled in: Maternity, Product Development, Women's, Footwear, Fashion, Retail, Apparel, Sales, Management, Strategy, Trend, Visual Merchandising, Fashion Buying, Negotiation, Merchandising


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