Sourcing, buying, predicting

Merchandising Buyers

The Retail Merchandise Buyers are the core of our business. Whether it is sourcing, buying, predicting and monitoring sales trends, controlling stock levels, product design and display, negotiating pricing with suppliers, forecasting sales, promotional advertising, pricing/discounting or planning and assortment, the merchandise buyers do it all. From experienced roles to internships, Follett offers many possibilities and career paths. Consider joining a department that’s in constant motion and offers broad experience learning about the ever-changing retail market. If you like being in the center of the action, a career in Retail Merchandise is the place for you!

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Explore your career interest through our interactive career match tool. Take a short journey to discover a future of possibilities and bring your passion to life.

Café Discussion Forums

Café Discussion Forums provide structured discussions about our business and bring focus to who Follett is and what products and services we provide. Our leaders deliver an in-depth overview of our business and describe how we shape America through educational and entertainment services.

These discussion forums also focus on why you should pursue a career at Follett and how Follett can serve to foster and grow rewarding career paths in many areas of discipline. See the discussion forum schedule to learn about your area of interest.

Instant Chat

Let's connect, virtually. Using Instant Chat, you can gather information and receive detailed answers to questions about our hiring process or a career at Follett. It's all part of the research that goes into making your best career choice. To assist you in your job search and decision-making process, our recruiting assistant Tally is available to chat with you on a 24 hour basis. She can also offer the expertise of one of our own team members. Click here to view instant chat schedule with recruiting team.