Retail

Fulltime
03-13-2018
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Job# 27930 BH# 346254
Contact# 5892105

Planner

Client Overview: 

Our client is a popular specialty retailer presenting the latest must-have footwear for every trendsetter. With their on-trend, innovative, and modern approach, you can take every step in style.

Position Overview:

In this position, you would be responsible for evaluating business performance and presenting recommendations for financial strategy to ensure merchandise category financial targets are achieved.

Responsibilities:

• Evaluate business performance and present recommendations for financial strategy to support specific merchandise category

• Oversee hind sighting, initial plan development, sales, inventory, margin, re-forecasting, merchandise plan review, and assortment line review

• Establish weekly sales, markdown, and receipt plans at the class and sub class level based in partnership with buying

• Implement guidelines for style and customer choices based on business analysis and provide the Buyer with purchase quantification of styles to drive sales and inventory levels

• Monitor and analyze current styles sales and collaborate with the Buyer and the Divisional Planner to oversee receipts and inventory

• Identify inventory levels to support the rate of sale and markdown strategy for merchandise based on sell-through percent and planned product life span

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree

• 2+ year’s merchandise planning, allocation, financial analysis, or buying experience

• Expertise of retail math concepts and applications