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Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Conduct sales meetings to introduce new merchandise.
Inspect merchandise or products to determine quality, value, or yield.
Collaborate with vendors to obtain or develop desired products.
Obtain information about customer needs or preferences by conferring with sales or purchasing personnel.
Recommend mark-up rates, markdown rates, or merchandise selling prices.
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Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Johnson County Community College Overland Park Public FASHION MERCHANDISING AND MARKETING Associate Degree - AAS 66
Johnson County Community College Overland Park Public VISUAL MERCHANDISING Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 25