“boohoo group hass a vast and varied brand portfolio, with each brand having a unique offering and target market.”
Why did you apply to work for us?
After working for Debenhams for 20 years, I was eager to get involved in the rejuvenation and relaunch of Debenhams as an online-only retailer.
What’s the best thing about working for us?
The team dynamic and fast-paced nature of the business.
How would you describe the culture?
Hard working but fun, friendly and supportive atmosphere.
What do you get up to in your role? What makes it different compared with other similar roles you’ve had?
Trading the current stock by managing sales, intake and markdown, reforecasting forward sales based on current performance, planning for future seasons. Working closely with the Buying team and suppliers to deliver the best ranges. Working with international brands to compliment the Debenhams own buy offer.
How has your career developed since you’ve worked here?
My role has expanded from lingerie and sleepwear to include new categories of swimwear and activewear, so my area of responsibility has greatly increased. I’ve also had to adapt and learn new ways of working.
What’s been your biggest achievement/proudest moment so far?
Relaunching my categories on Debenhams.com and seeing the sales performance.
What makes someone successful here?
Working at pace, being adaptable, working closely with other areas of the business.
What do you think makes us unique as an employer?
Vast and varied brand portfolio, with each brand having a unique offering and target market.
Describe working here in 3 words.
Creative, agile and fun.