Planner, Women's Footwear & Apparel

Foot Locker
New York, NY, USA
Posted 1 day ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion
Overview

As a Planner, you will work together with buying and merchandising to establish plans and adjust forecasts to make each season successful. The numbers tell a story and we need a strong candidate that will be able to maintain in-season OTB to minimize risk and maximize opportunities to achieve budgeted financial goals.

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Responsibilities

  • Create pre-season financial category plans by week to support department merchandise strategy.
  • Analyze results and receipt of merchandise to create a plan based on assigned budgets and adjust forecasts based on current and expected results.
  • Partner with the buying and merchandising teams to build bottoms up plans.
  • Analyze and report actionable information highlighting trends, opportunities and exceptions.
  • Effectively price product in order to liquidate inventory while meeting sales and margin objectives.
  • Interact with buyers and merchandisers to analyze sales, markdowns, margin, turn and receipt of goods.
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly plans and forecasts.
  • Work with Director of Planning to ensure merchandise plan reflects future trends, highlights sales opportunities, markdowns, receipt exposures and recommends productive solutions.
  • Creates vendor plans and forecasts. Communicates vendor results and future outlook with vendors on a weekly basis.
  • Discusses opportunities with vendor partners.
Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Relevant ecommerce planning experience required
  • Advanced Excel skills are needed
  • Knowledge of Merchandise Planning Systems – SAS Planning/Market Max or similar planning tool
  • Knowledge of BI System such as MicroStrategy or equivalent

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