Careers Talk – Merchandising in the Global Fashion Industry


This opportunity is open to Fashion Buying and Fashion & Textiles students. The maximum number of places for this opportunity is 50. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.


Fashion and Textiles students are invited to join an online talk delivered by guest speaker Steve Brown. Steve is currently heading up International Markets Merchandising at Calvin Klein (Netherlands). In the past he has worked in merchandising and product development roles at Next, DKNY and Denham to name a few.

Steve will share his experience of working oversees and the process of getting a job abroad. He will tell participants what his role is about. In addition, Steve will share how things have changed since the Pandemic and how the future of fashion will change due to utilising data for better informed design and planning. At the end of the session he will give advice and tips to students that want to work abroad and answer any questions.

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the role of merchandising within the fashion industry
  • To gain an insight into working abroad within the fashion industry

Contact details:


If you would like to join this activity, click the ‘Apply now’ button at the bottom of this page. You will receive joining instructions to your DMU e-mail account shortly after the deadline. Please, check your inbox as well as junk inbox regularly.

Key information

  • Application deadline: Tuesday 16 March 2021, 11am
  • Activity date: Wednesday 17 March 2021, 3pm
  • Activity duration: 1 hour

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