In this post we have outlined some of those elusive skills that are repeatedly highlighted by successful buyers and merchandisers as being important to succeed in the much sought after role. For retail fashion buyers in the region CPHFW is critical to their success, as this is where the majority of business for the year is done. Deals have to be struck and new brands discovered in a short period of time. In this post we cover the issue all buyers experience - forgetting what they have seen and bought. Losing overview results in costly mistakes. Fortunately, there is a cure.