Merchandise Planner

The Normal Brand
St. Louis, MO, USAWFH / Online
Posted 20 days ago
Full timeRetail
  • Develop and present seasonal/weekly merchandise financial plans in accordance with company goals, historical performance and market trend analysis
  • Work closely with Merchandising to identify sales opportunities through effective strategic planning
  • Develop and provide appropriate business analysis to influence future purchases and assortment strategies
  • Forecast sales, margin and inventory at a department/class level in our planning system based on changes in trend, strategy, receipts or business climate
  • Manage seasonal inventory and make recommendations in regards to markdowns or promotions
  • Plan basic and fashion styles to ensure the flow of receipts supports the current and future business
  • Collaborate with marketing, retail team, and operations to create seasonal/weekly floorset plans

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or other relevant fields.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a demand planning/forecasting role.
  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.
  • Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.
  • Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Good understanding of the industry market trends and conditions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Benefits

  • Flexible scheduling/PTO
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401k
  • Collaborative, engaging work environment

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