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Softgoods Buyer at Taku Sports Group in Whitehorse

Posted on Jan 29, 2014 in Sales & Retail

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary


Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)



About this Job

We are the Taku Sports Group, a group of sports companies that cater to a wide range of sports and outdoor enthusiasts in the Yukon. We have 4 stores encompassing 30,000 square feet of retail space, located in downtown Whitehorse, Yukon.

We are looking for a Softgoods Buyer, to be located in Whitehorse, Yukon.

Responsibilities include;

- Managing product assortment in order to identify and address opportunities.

- Negotiating product costs, terms.

- Identifying items to maximize promotional and marketing opportunities.

- Participating in product pricing strategies to achieve specific margin objectives, and recommend appropriate markdowns,

- Travelling to trade shows across Canada and the US.

Experience/Education Required

- Minimum 2 years related retail buying experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

- Effective communication, analytical, negotiation and organizational skills.

- Completely comfortable working with Excel and Word.

We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package. If this opportunity appeals to you, please send your resume to or fax 1 (867) 667 7282

This job was posted on Jan 29, 2014 and will be removed on Feb 15, 2014

All applications must be received before Feb 15, 2014

Taku Sports Group

Please Contact: Craig Hougen


To apply for this Job

Please send your resume to or fax 1 (867) 667 7282