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Position: Merchandise Allocator
Department: Planning & Allocation
Reports to: Sr. Merchandise Allocator
Direct Reports: No
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location: 3880 N Mission Los Angeles, CA 90031
The Merchandise Allocator will be tasked with facilitating the allocation and replenishment of a specific product category of Forever 21 merchandise to all stores, using standard processes to maintain optimum stock levels at the distribution center and the retail stores.
Execute merchandise allocations incorporating seasonal strategies, weekly allocation/shipment targets, analysis of sales and market trends, store inventory levels, demographics, store capacity, sell-through rates, buying quantities, and product content
Utilize understanding of standard assortment strategies and nuances of supply chains to resolve store and distribution center inquiries regarding allocation and inventory
Collaborate with Merchandise Planners and Buying groups to identify growth opportunities and minimize down-trending business. This includes identifying the best assortment of merchandise for stores, based on past sales performances, emerging trends, and store needs.
Generate sales-to-stock reports to monitor store inventory levels to ensure ideal stock levels are consistently maintained to meet customer demand
Determine category unit and replenishment plans for a designated set of Forever 21 brands, based on each store's historical performance and projected trends