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Merchandise Planner in Dallas, TX at Tuesday Morning

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

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Job Description

Merchandise Planner

Responsible for developing merchandise plans that support the merchandise strategy and company financial objectives.  Develop seasonal plans with sales and profit targets.  In-season reforecast the plans to address trends and changes in market.  Communicate risks and opportunities to Buyers in order to achieve financial plans.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Build financial merchandise plans by family of business that supports the merchandise strategy and financial objectives. 
  • Utilize historical data to support the buy process and deliver the plan.
  • Create category plans that support Family level financial plans.
  • Compile weekly sales, markdown and inventory data and provide analysis that supports risks or opportunities to current forecasts.
  • Manage OTB weekly and participate in Monthly Forecasting and Strategy meetings with Buyers.
  • Ensure stock levels are sufficient to support sales trends.
  • Partner with Store Planning to review bottom’s up store level plan to identify opportunities based on store trends..
  • Develop ad hoc reports as needed to drive or react to current and future business.
  • Interpret trends in order to drive sales and increase merchandise productivity.
  • Maintain open communications and develop working relationships within the merchant group.  Build partnerships with Buyers and Allocators.

Qualified candidates will possess:

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Strong analytical/statistical skills including comprehensive understanding of retail math concepts and formulation of business plans
  • Ability to analyze open to buy and develop forecast and recommend in-season action to minimize risk
  • Use logical thought process to solve complex problems
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Experience with planning & allocation software; specifically MMS
  • Advanced level Microsoft Excel spreadsheet creation and manipulation

We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits to include 401(k), best-in-class products, and more! Both innovative and high-performing, our stores provide you with unlimited possibilities to start your career. Be a part of the Tuesday Morning growth!