Merchandise Allocator Resume Sample

Merchandise Allocator Resume Sample

Merchandise Allocator Resume Sample

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D Gerhold
Dashawn
Gerhold
520 Gerlach Run
Dallas
Texas
United States
520 Gerlach Run
Dallas
Texas
United States
Experience Experience
02/2012 – present
New York
Merchandise Allocator
Merchandise Allocator
02/2012 – present
New York
Merchandise Allocator
02/2012 – present
  • Analyzed category and size selling by store and make necessary recommendations to buyer/planner
  • Built strong relationships with the Stores, Distribution Center, Buying and Planning teams, and other cross functional teams
  • Collaborated with Merchandise Planners and Buying groups to identify growth opportunities and minimize down-trending business.
  • Created initial new store assortment plans to ensure the store meets both capacity and sales goals
  • Created weekly and seasonal analysis/reports, to maximize sales opportunities and limit markdown risks
  • Determined category unit and replenishment plans
  • Developed supply strategies to minimize stock outs
  • Ensured stores have proper inventory to achieve sales plans
  • Escalated urgent errors or requests for clarification to the appropriate business partner (e.g., Production Manager, Assortment Management team, etc.)
  • Established proper levels of product by store and distributed accordingly
  • Generated sales-to-stock reports to monitor store inventory levels to ensure ideal stock levels are consistently maintained to meet customer demand
  • Identified best assortment of merchandise for stores, based on past sales performances, emerging trends, and store needs
  • Identified errors or missing information needed to execute sizing batches
  • Identified post-receipt size and/or depth issues and determine appropriate adjustments to Minimum/Maximum criteria
  • Maintained bulk orders between retail and wholesale systems
  • Managed store and department sales curves
  • Monitored timing of seasonal trends in stores
  • Participated in the establishment of replenishment metrics for Core styles, monitored results weekly and recommend needed adjustments.
  • Updated workflow charts with specific, accurate, and actionable notes to direct Assortment Management, Allocation Operations, and/or Non Sell Management teams to resolve issues
  • Worked closely with store managers, merchandising, visual, store operations and warehouse
Education Education
2009 2012
Columbus College of Art and Design
2009 2012
2009 2012

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