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Claudia Caldara

Senior Buyer presso MONOQI

  • Berlin Area, Germany, DE germany
  • +49 (0)15739754031

Work History

Oct 2013Present

Senior Buyer

Communicate the MONOQI Vision and Advantages to potential Partners (i.e. Designers, Product Manufacturers and Product Distributors) Scouting and onboarding of new brands and designers, for furniture and lighting, print art and, last, home textiles; Negotiation with vendors about prices, business conditions, etc; virtual merchandising / curation of products into coherent sales; Supplier relation management; Market Analyses and competitor tracking;
Jun 2011Sep 2013

Senior Buyer

Zalando GmbH
-The purchasing of fashion clothing and shoes -The finding of brands and negotiating prices and conditions with these brands -Monitoring product inventory and reorders, preparing online sales -Observing the market: identifying new brand trends, developing pricing strategies -Working closely with other internal departments (e.g Marketing)
Oct 2009Apr 2011


Researching and selecting new brands to be added Developing supplier portfolio for product category Negotiating supply terms of sale, payment and delivery Selecting products based on fashion trends and based on sales trends of the previous season Defining guidelines and sharing information for proper presentation and maximization of product value on website (input for Visual Merchandising, handling information for correct cataloguing of, for example, sizes, pricing for different markets, banning, etc.) Monitoring the progress of sales and profitability of brands Working with Operations in managing product arrival schedule
Sep 2008Oct 2009

Quality Assurance

Assuring high quality of work and merchandise within customer care and commercial department. -Constantly monitoring the web-catalogue. -Implement the fabric store and the database used by traders to describe clothes, shoes, accessories.



Weekly Workshops

London College of Fashion

Master of Marketing for Fashion Buying and Merchandising.

Polimoda Fashion School

Degree in Communication Sciences

Università degli Studi di Urbino 'Carlo Bo'
February 2007: Results: 110/110