Assistant Buyer, 6 Month Contract Town Shoes Limited

Assistant Buyer, 6 Month Contract

Town Shoes Limited

About Us

There’s no place like Town! We have the hottest brands, teams who love shoes & fashion, unlimited career opportunities.


Town Shoes Limited has been part of the Canadian retail landscape for over 60 years!  We are a fashion footwear retailer with 200+ retail locations across five banners.  Our people make the difference at Town Shoes!  We are a diverse group of energetic, passionate and innovative footwear enthusiasts delivering epic customer service.  It’s more fun at Town!


  • Attend all key footwear tradeshows in Canada and US

  • Assist the Buyer to manages the day-to-day merchandising strategy execution, including assortment, sales planning, pricing and distribution to reach agreed upon financial goals

  • Work with Direct Source vendors to develop new product options and better product costs including design details, packaging and other product features required to compete successfully

  • Work with Direct Source vendors to address issues in production

  • Conduct regular own and competitive store visits

  • Makes product recommendations to the buyer

  • Maintains knowledge base of industry and market trends as it relates to their category

  • Work with the Buyer to merchandise and buy a category or group of product categories for one or more banners

  • Partner with team to overall financial performance of product categories by setting strategies and merchandise direction

  • Selects products to fill the agreed upon assortment plan



  • University degree

  • 2 + years’ experience in a merchandising role (footwear experience is preferred)

  • To be a shoe lover of course!

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