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Wholesale and Retail Buyers Interview Questions

Author
Ryan Brown
    Job Interviews Careers Sales Wholesale and Retail Buyers

20 Wholesale and Retail Buyers
Interview Questions

  1. Have you ever had extreme difficulty with another buyer? How do you get passed these roadblocks?

  2. What do you know about our company?

  3. What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  4. What motivates you in the Wholesale Industry?

  5. Why should we hire you?

  6. What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a Wholesale and Retail Buyer?

  7. Tell me about your education. How has it prepared you for a career as a Wholesale and Retail Buyer?

  8. What is one of your weakness related to your career, that you hope to improve upon the most?

  9. What are the qualities of a leader? What attributes do you posses?

  10. How would your former employer describe you?

  11. What are a few things you take into consideration when purchasing?

    Community Answers

    • "You should take into consideration cost of the products, freight, terms, discount on purchasing in bulk or mass quantites, trends, and sales history."
  12. Do you manage your time well?

  13. What are your career goals?

  14. How important is being organized and keeping a schedule to you?

  15. How to ensure effective management of all TVM processes including updating of TVM bos presentation and european TVM database

  16. How experienced are you in traveling overseas and dealing with foreigners in a business environment?

  17. Do you have experience with logistics?

  18. Tell me about your worst product buy you have made. What went wrong?

  19. Where do you see yourself in five years?

  20. Why are you the best candidate for us?