Buying and Merchandising Career Paths

A Typical Career Path for Buying and Merchandising Roles Within Retail

This chart illustrates a typical career path for a person within a retail organization who is currently in or about to take on a role in the Buying and Merchandising department. We provide the retail industry training to help you or your colleagues move up the various stages of the career path. Select the person icon to view the Martec recommended learning path for each specific role.

B&M Induction Clerical Support Merchandise Assistant Assistant Merchandiser Merchandiser Merchandise Planner /career-paths/merchandise-planner Merchandise Manager Visual Merchandiser Senior VM Planner VM Planning Manager Buying Assistant Assistant Buyer Junior Buyer Buyer / Senior Buyer