Merchandise Store Planner Resume Sample

Merchandise Store Planner Resume Sample

Merchandise Store Planner Resume Sample

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CU
C Ullrich
Courtney
Ullrich
197 Baron Village
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
197 Baron Village
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
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Experience Experience
11/2011 – present
Chicago
Merchandise Store Planner
Merchandise Store Planner
11/2011 – present
Chicago
Merchandise Store Planner
11/2011 – present
  • Actively supported the category business plan and line review process with data and analysis, provided recommendations and insights as necessary
  • Analyzed and reviewed non-productive inventory
  • Analyzed performance of new stores in season and adjusts based on trend
  • Assisted and supported franchisees in their design efforts including store planning, site planning, prototype designs and new fixture development
  • Built financial sales, gross margin and inventory plans at a weekly level on a seasonal basis
  • Communicated with store teams and respond to individual store issues as needed Process Improvement Drive change in company best methods and be a resource for inventory system process enhancements.
  • Conducted a review of proposed franchisee store designs to ensure compliance with brand design standards across all market and store types
  • Created allocation strategies, incorporating the merchandise plan and flow strategy to meet store inventory needs
  • Created and monitored action plans to minimize inventory liability
  • Created and planned product assortments (item, color, size) for each product category
  • Developed assortment localization strategies by climate and or product lifestyle
  • Developed preseason assortment plans which include store tiering strategies by floorset
  • Ensured preseason assortment strategies tie to merchandise inventory targets
  • Maintained collaborative partnerships with vendors, distribution centers, and stores to ensure the rapid and efficient movement of goods through the supply chain
  • Managed replenishment plans to ensure that sales are optimized and stores are without missing skus
  • Monitored product flow from domestic and import vendors to distribution centers and to stores
  • Optimized the automated replenishment system parameters based on rate of sales, lead times, and order frequency to ensure meeting our inventory levels and in stock goals.
  • Placed orders for both seasonal and replenishment product buys
  • Presented business strategy to cross-functional teams
  • Provided store allocators with necessary guidance and direction to help them achieve their objectives
  • Reviewed, analyzed and adjusted allocation plans incorporating sales trends
  • Worked with Allocations to identify needs based on store trends
  • Worked with Buyers, Store Allocators, Visual Merchandisers, and Marketing to ensure well rounded product assortment
Education Education
2006 2011
Academy of Art University
2006 2011
2006 2011

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