The GIII Apparel Group

  • Merchandise Manager

    US-NY-New York
  • Overview

    GIII Apparel Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of apparel and accessories under licensed brands, owned brands and private label brands with an entrepreneurial culture that flows throughout the comprehensive portfolio of over 30 licensed and proprietary brands, including Andrew Marc, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan, Tommy Hilfiger, Karl Lagerfeld, Levi's, Dockers, Vince Camuto, Kensie, and G.H. Bass, among others.


    GIII also has licenses with the four major professional sports leagues, as well as over 100 U.S. colleges and universities. In addition, G-III currently designs, manufactures and markets an extensive range of apparel, including outerwear, dresses, sportswear, beachwear, women's suits and women's performance wear, as well as luggage and women's handbags, small leather goods and various accessories.


    GIII Apparel Group is currently seeking a Merchandise Manager to join it's Calvin Klein Handbags team based in New York City!


    Collection Brief

    • In conjunction with VP of Merchandising, build and execute the seasonal Collection Briefs; providing previous seasonal product performance & analytics, gathering marketplace requests, and researching the competitive landscape, including in-market travel.
    • Assist in building pricing strategy by category to meet seasonal objectives and drive IMU.
    • Support in solidifying and communicating seasonal KPIs in order to drive market share, revenue and profitability while creating strong checks & balances in the process to evolve strategy & assortments.

    Proto Phase/Sample Phase

    • Liaise with Design and Product Development to facilitate proto/sample phase; creating internal schedules, communicating on proto/sample status, supervising RLM system management and style number assignment.
    • Participate and track product details in Proto Review/Edits; preparing product documentation to support including details, costing, LY reference materials, style/sku targets.


    • Responsible for Final Line List timeliness and accuracy.
    • Partner with VP of Merchandising and PD to price collection in conjunction with pricing strategy and to deliver IMU target.
    • Support VP of Merchandising in partnering with Brand Image team to ensure all market tools are scheduled, created in alignment with merchandising strategies, and meet market deadlines.


    • Bachelor degree in Merchandising
    • 5 years of retail industry experience
    • KPIs

      • Unit margin goals
      • IMUs and category adoption rate
      • SKU plan management


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