This position is responsible for developing the fixture and merchandise layouts for all new store, remodel, acquisition and special projects. Fixture plans are developed based on merchandising guidelines that require adaptation to varying retail configurations across the fleet. Merchandise selection is driven by market specific characteristics and store location as it relates to product mix clustering and support of local sales opportunities. One-on-one dialogue with the Regional Store Managers insures each layout addresses store specific needs corresponding to profitability, budget management, and customer satisfaction and retention.
Develop fixture and merchandise layouts that accurately reflect required product mix based on store location and clientele. Includes identifying stores within a growing number of cluster definitions (i.e., ethnicity, affluence, geography, etc) that ultimately drive automated product replenishment.
Independently prioritize and manage scheduled assignments to insure on-time project completion. Includes working simultaneously on various project types, with varying scopes of work, as part of a dynamic schedule. Requires the ability to manage and adapt to on-going changes in marketing approach and project schedules.
Analyze, prioritize and summarize data, and compare to company standards in such a way that identifies opportunities on a store specific basis. Includes the ability to act on market knowledge and apply creative merchandising solutions to improve store performance and to meet local needs.
Interact with Regional Director and District Leader to confirm store specific analysis (e.g., sales, competition, ethnicity of clientele, etc) in an effort to maximize individual store profit; and to confirm product mix, category adjacency and service issues as they relate to customer needs. Includes the ability clearly articulate current corporate direction to field operators on various merchandising initiatives and to make recommendations accordingly.
Support corporate expense control by managing the impact of layout changes relative to established budget guidelines. Advocate alternative approaches, as needed, and communicate incremental scope of work and added cost to field management and project partners.
Work with the Construction team and outside vendor architects to develop innovative merchandising solutions for atypical store locations. Includes the ability to work with and interpret architectural plans and elevation drawings to craft merchandising plans that incorporate current CVS merchandising philosophy within complex/multi-level spaces.
2+ years experience in a Store Planning or Merchandising position or 3+ years as CVS Store Manager
2+ years in AutoCAD software
Experience with MS Office software (e.g., Excel and Word)
Bachelors Degree in Marketing preferred
Preferred knowledge in Smartspace application
Ability to analyze and interpret various sources of data:
Demographics (population, ethnicity, income averages, etc.), sales profile, new store proforma, planogram productivity.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to meet timeline requirements for other supporting departments (i.e., CVS Realty Co., Store Set-Up, Operations)
Ability to communicate clearly both written and orally with various in-house personnel, field management and various outside vendor representatives. Effectively communicate all new corporate direction for fixturing and merchandising.
Ability to follow clear, concise directions with minimal supervision.
Verifiable High School diploma or GED is required.
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