Accessories Buyer, It's Fashion Job

Job Title: Accessories Buyer, It's Fashion
Department: Merchandising

The Cato Corporation, a leading specialty retailer of value-priced women’s fashion apparel with corporate offices located in Charlotte, North Carolina, operates three concepts: Cato, It’s Fashion and Versona. The Company has over 1,300 stores throughout the United States and a diverse workforce of approximately 10,000 associates. The Company’s stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “CATO”.

It’s Fashion is seeking an experienced Accessories Buyer to join its team.  Buyers are responsible for maximizing merchandise contribution; controlling merchandise receipts and open to buy; controlling the development, purchase and delivery of merchandise assortments; negotiating all aspects of product purchasing with vendors; interpreting fashion trends for the It’s Fashion customer; communicating merchandise information to appropriate personnel; shopping competition and It’s Fashion stores regularly; and supervising and training associates and/or assistants.

Desired candidates will possess a proven history of successful fashion buying and should be results oriented, creative and analytical.  Prior experience in a specialty retail organization with a product development background, proven track record of increasing sales and driving profitability along with excellent managerial/leadership skills and collaborative aptitude are required. Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of 5 years buying experience.  Must be able to relocate to Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Cato Corporation offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including Medical/Dental/Life Insurance package, 401(K) Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending Plan, Stock Purchase Plan and more!  Please send resume, including salary history to:  The Cato Corporation, Attn:  Recruitment, PO Box 34216, Charlotte, NC  28234.  Fax to (704) 551-7246 or email to  EOE/Drug Testing


8100 Denmark Road
Charlotte, NC 28273-5975
Attn: Recruitment

(704) 551-7246

For our online employment application, click here. If you are interested in working in a Cato, Versona, It's Fashion, or It's Fashion Metro store, fill out the online employment application and take the completed form to the store. To find the store nearest you, please click on the Store Locator.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug-free workplace
You must be at least 18 years of age to be employed by the company.