Karen Lowe

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Karen Lowe

Head of Buying. Lifestyle Brands. Transformational Leader.

Current Location

Market Harborough, UK

Karen is available for work

ABOUT KAREN

  • Brands Karen has worked with
    • Joules
    • Avon
    • Next
    • Marks and Spencer
    • Marks & Spencer
Work Preference
Location Preference

Open to relocation

Work Pattern

Open to Full-time work

Employment Preference
  • Freelance Assignments
  • Permanent Positions
Experience

Head of Buying

Joules

Sep 2019 - Nov 2022

HEAD OF BUYING

Avon

Jan 2015 - Aug 2019

AVON HEAD OF BUYING 2015 - 2019 Led a Buying team to develop diverse and commercial ranges for the EMEA region with sales total of $150m per year Maximising growth opportunities alongside a deliver...

SENIOR BUYER

Next

Jan 2005 - Jan 2014

Working across many areas of the Home department. Largest area of responsibility of sales of £65million per year with 3 direct reports. Developing close relationship with Merchandisers, Technologists ...

Trainee Buyer | Assistant Buyer

Marks and Spencer

Jan 2000 - Jan 2005

Lingerie and Nightwear Head of Buying Home Decor and Gifting 2015 - 2019 Junior Buyer Lingerie 2000 - 2005 Trainee Buyer Assistant Buyer 1996 - 2000

JUNIOR BUYER

Marks & Spencer

Jan 2000 - Jan 2005

Buying various categories of Lingerie, progressing from Assistant Buyer to Junior Buyer. Largest area of responsibility totalling £40 million per year. Key focus on sustaining no.1 market share place,...

  • Buying

    (Advanced)

  • Leadership

    (Advanced)

  • Stakeholder Engagement

    (Advanced)

  • Negotiation

    (Advanced)

  • Range Building

    (Advanced)

  • Communication

    (Advanced)

English

Not specified.

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