Good textile knowledge is one of the major qualities of a senior merchandiser in the apparel industry. He should be knowledgeable person about the garment industry process like costing, knitting, dyeing, washing etc.
A senior merchandiser should know the current fabric and accessories price in the market. He/she should also knowledge about all processing charges in the industry.
Good behavioral is another important quality of a senior merchandiser. He/she have to maintain a good relation with all depart like sampling, production, fabric team, management quality and finishing.
In the apparel industry there few technical knowledge which must be known by a senior merchandiser. He/she should also know the quality parameters of the industry and various testing process.