Meet the buyer with Beales Department Store


Pure Beauty talks to Linda Anderson, Buyer at Beales, about the business of beauty buying

Pure Beauty talks to Linda Anderson, Cosmetics Group Buyer at Beales Department Store, about the business of beauty buying.

Linda Anderson

Linda Anderson

How did you become a beauty buyer?

I went to work for Boots when I was 16, having planned to become a nurse when I could train at 18, but I got the beauty bug. I was trained by Boots and worked for No 7 and then Estée Lauder. I left Estée Lauder to work for Debenhams and learn the buying side of the business. I became a beauty buyer after joining Jenners Edinburgh, where I stayed for over 18 years before joining the Beales Group.


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