As a Planner you will be responsible for building merchandise assortments and allocation strategies that generate high sales, profit and inventory turnover. The Planning team is accountable for the development, coordination, and review of the product assortment by door as well as the financial planning, allocation, and inventory management of each product category.
Drives the development of product assortments, product allocation, inventory management and profitability in conjunction with the Buyer
Identifies opportunities and executes strategies to increase sales, margin, and turn to meet or exceed plan
Develops sound department and class level financial plans; re-forecasts in season based on current trend
Determines space, sku, and assortment strategies that optimize store productivity
Analyzes product performance in season, monitors demand, and adjusts forecasts to establish inventory levels that drive sales and maximize profitability
Collaborates with the stores' team on the implementation of assortment, allocation, space and replenishment strategies
Provides forecasts to and collaborates with vendors to ensure the appropriate level of product availability
Manages, trains, and develops Assistant Planner(s)
3-5 years work experience in retail planning, buying or merchandising required
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Advanced business knowledge of retail and merchandising concepts
Ability to manage and train a team, fostering a high level of individual growth and contribution
Ability to work in a team environment and communicate with multiple levels within a large organization
Computer literate, proficient on PC based application
Bachelors' degree in retail, marketing or finance preferred
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