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M Cremin
Marianna
Cremin
146 Hans Common
New York
NY
146 Hans Common
New York
NY
Experience Experience
05/2015 – present
San Francisco, CA
Senior Retail Planner
San Francisco, CA
Senior Retail Planner
05/2015 – present
San Francisco, CA
Senior Retail Planner
05/2015 – present
  • Assume responsibility and manage the total cluster structure in order to provide doors per cluster/volume group to merchandise planning
  • Work with AE and the Design/Merchandise group on a monthly/quarterly basis to share selling information, category information, sku count recommendation, and opportunities for the following season
  • Review weekly sales results from account’s selling reports. Monitor plans and OTD pricing, making callouts where necessary, to maximize sales and minimize margin giveback
  • Work with Account Executive and Account’s buying team to set and achieve sales, margin and inventory goals through the correct assortment and pricing strategy for each account and brand
  • Develop and manage historical performance database
  • Partners with account executives, brand managers, and the executive team to maximize opportunities and manage risks
  • Provide leadership and ongoing training and development to create a positive team environment
07/2011 – 04/2015
Chicago, IL
Retail Planner
Chicago, IL
Retail Planner
07/2011 – 04/2015
Chicago, IL
Retail Planner
07/2011 – 04/2015
  • Perform analysis on seasons’ financial and assortment performance in order to develop next seasons’ inventory plans
  • Recommend effective processes and procedures to improve workflow and results
  • Result-focused, highly driven to improve performance & excellence
  • Work with inventory management to ensure consistent in-season allocation & replenishment
  • Provide direction and clarify objectives. Evaluate and appraise performance
  • Assume responsibility for a brand to manage the total cluster structure in order to provide doors per cluster/volume group to merchandise planning
  • Completing assortment analytics as inputs to the development of seasonal category strategies and assortment plans developed by Retail Buyer
08/2005 – 06/2011
Los Angeles, CA
Assistant Retail Planner
Los Angeles, CA
Assistant Retail Planner
08/2005 – 06/2011
Los Angeles, CA
Assistant Retail Planner
08/2005 – 06/2011
  • Knowledge of product development process and brand management a plus
  • Manage billing and releasing process of customer orders
  • Develop, analyze and adjust Account Ladder plans in RPAS, on a weekly basis
  • Inventory Management
  • Work closely with retail planner to build size scales by category/door
  • Create/maintain demand sheets for replenishment product
  • Partner with retail planner to execute by door sales analysis and assortment targets
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Seton Hall University
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Skills Skills
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – advanced knowledge of excel
  • Good planning and organization skills, resulting in the ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to problem solve independently & through strong partnerships with regional business partners
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic fast paced environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and familiarity with merchandising systems/applications
  • Advanced Excel skills, and a thorough understanding of macros, pivot tables, lookup formulas, formatting, etc
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation skills
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Assistant Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with wholesale planning on a monthly basis to review selling at Style/Color/Size, and also on an ad hoc basis as sales trends dictate changes to future forecasts. Work closely with each account to develop and maintain size scales
  • Partner with sales to manage and prepare internal monthly financial forecast, updating master spreadsheets at style level. Maintain, analyze and adjust STD and MAC costs on a quarterly basis to ensure quality costing forecast
  • Maintain markdown allowance tracking forms as needed by division. Report and communicate variances to Account reps and PEI management
  • Partner with sales to build next year internal plans, six months prior to beginning of year
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Position requires 3+ years of related retail planning/buying experience
  • College degree/university degree required
  • Sales Account position or field position for a multi-retail store territory is a plus
  • Must possess strong communication, organization and analytical problem solving skills
  • Must be proficient in Excel and Office
  • Must be an excellent team player; possessing the ability to build, foster and nurture strong relationship and gain the respect of members of the cross-functional teams
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Retail Planner, Handbags Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create and maintain selling recaps by brand/account, analyze business monthly and illustrate opportunities within individual account down to door level
  • Analysis of individual accounts basic assortment to maximize sales performance at retail level while increasing wholesale shipments
  • Audit financial flows to ensure consistency between retailer and company records
  • Communicate information to all levels of sales and merchant teams to ensure proper product placement and indicate future opportunities
  • Work closely with marketing and account executives to maximize sales at class and style level
  • Markdown analysis and recommendations
  • Manage replenishment skus, reporting, strategy, inventory management
  • 3+ years of retail / wholesale planning, handbag experience preferred
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Junior Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop financial plans by door which support sales strategies by account
  • Internal relationships include regular collaboration with Merchandise Planning, Design, Finance and Retail Development (at all levels including senior management) to develop and execute account specific strategies
  • Strong relationships with Retail Buyers and Planners and in key accounts to enhance information exchange and negotiations
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of wholesale or retail apparel experience
  • Prior planning experience necessary
  • Exposure to and analysis of large business in excess of $20M preferred
  • Ability to work in large corporate environment
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Vans Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develops key item unit plans
  • Business Analysis (i.e. sales, style, department, inventory)
  • Develops and maintains merchandise reports
  • Years of Related Professional Experience: 3-5+
  • Three to five plus years related retail planning experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to read, analyze and interpret
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepare and present financial plans to retailers at the door level highlighting opportunities inclusive of market share analysis
  • Assist in divisional reporting as needed (weekly unconfirmed, profitability process, weekly sales flash, coop)
  • Assume responsibility for a brand to manage the total cluster structure in order to provide doors per cluster/volume group to merchandise planning
  • Weekly reporting, support and communication with regional field teams and sales teams
  • Maintain focus on our Top doors through weekly communication with Account Executive and email/phone communication with field partner and identify opportunities and action plans to maximize profitable sales in these doors
  • Prepare innovative financial analysis by door to effectively build and negotiate business plans
  • Regular collaboration with Sales, Merchandise Planning, and Retail Development (at all levels including senior management) to develop and execute account specific strategies
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Retail Buyers and Planners in key accounts to enhance information exchange and negotiations
  • Must be able to work in a team environment/ exchange information with colleagues at many levels of management and remain flexible to assume adhoc responsibilities as the business needs arise
  • Deliver on key financial metrics to include sales, margin and mark-downs by door
  • Successfully complete and deliver door plans and analysis which result in meeting sales and receipt targets
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of wholesale or retail apparel experience
  • Department store experience preferred
  • Prior planning experience necessary with experience planning businesses at the door level
  • Selling and negotiation skills
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Associate Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maximize off-price and replenishment opportunities by account by door with detailed in-season analysis
  • Prepare and present seasonal financial plans to retailers at the door level highlighting opportunities
  • Maintain focus on our Top doors through monthly conference calls with Account Executive and field partner and identify opportunities and action plans to maximize profitable sales in these doors
  • Prepare innovative financial analysis for management to enable them to effectively negotiate business plans
  • Must be able to work in a team environment/ exchange information with colleagues at many levels of management
  • Deliver on key financial metrics to include sales, margin and mark-downs
  • Successfully complete and deliver analysis that drives the business
  • Grow the business in accounts year over year
  • Bachelors degree, Business degree preferred
  • Expertise in Retail Math and seasonal planning
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – advanced knowledge of excel
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Senior Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create account plans by category
  • Collaborate with sales and finance to ensure that cut budgets, sales by account, markdown money and margin projections tie to financial plans
  • Input and maintain account seasonal clusters in assortment planning tool
  • Assume responsibility and manage the total cluster structure in order to provide doors per cluster/volume group to merchandise planning
  • Review, implement and improve reporting and recap tools
  • Ongoing analysis of replenishment opportunities by doors
  • Close communication with Retail Planning teams of accounts for which you plan
  • Improve current processes by leveraging new systems and software programs
  • Internal relationships include regular collaboration with Sales, Merchandise Planning, and Retail Development (at all levels including senior management) to develop and execute account specific strategies
  • Strong relationships with Retail Buyers and Planners in key accounts to enhance information exchange and negotiations
  • May oversee, lead and develop Planner or Planning Assistant
  • Must be able to work in a team environment/ exchange information with colleagues at many levels of management and remain flexible to assume ad hoc responsibilities as the business needs arise
  • Bachelor’s degree, Business degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of wholesale or retail apparel experience
  • Department Store experience preferred
  • Management of large business in excess of $50M
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Exceptional collaboration skills with Senior Management
  • Strong selling and negotiation skills
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead pre-season guidance and post-season hindsight to drive product concept development by season and product buy plans by season; at category level and for key items to achieve sales plan
  • Drive the open to buy (OTB) process and meet turn targets and develop recommendations for space planning improvements, category-level inventory receipt plans and markdown plans
  • Develop annual sales, margin, receipt and markdown plans and share these plans with buying partners
  • Develop in-season forecasting and monitor pricing adjustments as necessary. Manage business trends for sales and gross margin performance
  • Develop new tools and processes into way of doing business
  • Seek opportunities for new business approaches and drive analytical needs to increase productivity and profitability
  • Build seasonal automatic replenishment forecast and share with buying team and product business units
  • Build plans for each new store down to the article and unit count that maximizes sales and profit while is also aligned with space capacity and Visual merchandising
  • Develop best practices for the planning function and partner with finance and IT to ensure that we are getting the best data and reporting for the team to analyse the business
  • Familiarity accessing data from a database structure
  • Familiarity with the athletic industry, trends and/or athletic product lines preferred
  • Familiarity with Retail KPI’s and retail math a must
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and familiarity with merchandising systems/applications
  • Advanced Excel skills, and a thorough understanding of macros, pivot tables, lookup formulas, formatting, etc
  • Strong analytical skills and a thorough understanding of retail math
  • Ability to successfully multi-task and problem-solve
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
  • The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • Four year degree in Business, Finance or related field
  • 2-4 years experience in merchandise planning in a retail environment
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Senior Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Exceed net sales volume and profit goals as well as retail projected goals
  • Insure profitability goals are met and/or exceeded by managing markdown liabilities
  • Develop and implement strategic seasonal plans, work closely with account manager to execute plans and adjust throughout season based on trend
  • Quickly identify trends in sales, evaluate historical data, seasonality shifts and marketplace changes. Work with team to react appropriately to maximize sales/minimize risks
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create and maintain daily, weekly and monthly financial merchandise reports. Ensures integrity of all data
  • Assist in the updating and continuous improvement of Forecast and Planning files
  • Responsible for the monthly open-to-buy process; forecasts critical KPIs and meets with buyers on sales and receipt plans
  • Assists in the communication of budgets/forecasts for all activity to relevant departments
  • Outstanding Excel skills
  • Must be able to interact and report on business with cross functional teams and across all levels of management
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic fast paced environment
  • 3-5 years experience in retail merchandise planning or logistics
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time
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Assistant Retail Planner Williams Sonoma Home Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain log of all purchase order confirmations and cancellations. Follow up with agent/vendor as needed
  • Maintain communication and adjustment log of all orders and monitor status of production from the sourcing group
  • Complete other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
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Vans Retail Planner A Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develops seasonal merchandise plans utilizing sales trends and market information to ensure appropriate inventory levels
  • Develops assortment plans to represent the breadth of our product offerings
  • Effectively manages the Open-To-Buy
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to read, analyze and interpret general retail reports
  • Follows through with all assignments and job duties in a timely manner
  • Experience with major retail planning software such as Arthur Planning or Island Pacific preferred
  • Detail oriented with regard to numerical information
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with wholesale planning on a monthly basis to review selling at Style/Color/Size, and also on an impromptu basis when sales trends dictate changes to future forecasts. Work closely with each account to develop and maintain size scales
  • Communicate with internal business partners (including design, sourcing, purchasing, etc.) major changes in business strategy and account needs
  • Travel to accounts, as required by account/division
  • High level of understanding of retail math, Excel and Word
  • Understanding of Open-to-buy
  • Ability to analyze problems and solve both financial and merchandise issues
  • Ability to set priorities to accomplish task at hand
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Senior Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for planning and analyzing inventory for Williams-Sonoma Global, working closely with Brand Finance, Inventory, and Merchandising teams
  • Responsible for annual and seasonal l financial forecasts (OTB)
  • Maintain top level OTB for PB/PK/WS/WE
  • Responsible for monthly actualizing and re-forecasting of sales, inventory and margin
  • Run weekly sales/inventory report
  • Work with finance team to set sales, inventory, and margin goals for budget and 3YP
  • Responsible for annual and seasonal monthly capacity updates for the distribution center. Understand distribution center capacity and processing capabilities
  • Set budget and 3YP plan at business unit level for distribution center
  • Maintain top level DC capacity file for PB/PK/WS/WE
  • Act as liaison between finance team, planning team, and merchandising team
  • Communicate any changes to financial forecasts and/or capacity forecasts
  • Run weekly Tableau (reporting tool) conference calls
  • Act as liaison between planning team and Tableau team
  • 5+ years planning and inventory management in a retail company
  • Experience running OTB and developing strategies
  • Strong forecasting, financial and analytical skills
  • Experience with top-line and bottoms-up planning
  • Experience working and communicating cross-functionally with other departments
  • Strong systems, Excel skills
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborates with Planners and Retail Merchant on a daily basis to recommend initial buy quantities, store distributions, and reorders based on region and store performance
  • Manages all allocations to stores via pre-allocations, allocations, backstock replenishment, and inter-store consolidations and transfers
  • Plans and execute allocations to support Visual floor sets by store group
  • Responsible for inventory builds for all new stores and remodels
  • Contributes analysis and recommendations to Merchants and Planners daily, and in key weekly/monthly meetings; providing historical and current trends by store groups
  • Manages pre-season grading of stores to invest in appropriate buy quantities, which supports receipt flow plan and maximizes buys
  • Recommends annual and seasonal financial plans based on merchandising strategies in conjunction with merchandising DMM
  • Reviews visual floor set to insure appropriate inventory in-stock requirements
  • Achieve sales, inventory and margin goals for areas of responsibility
  • Minimum 2-5 years retail merchandise planning/ store planning experience in a progressive & growth focused retail organization
  • This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to be inclusive of all duties and responsibilities and is subject to change at any time
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Senior Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with Account Executive and Account’s buying team to set and achieve sales, margin and inventory goals through the correct assortment and pricing strategy for each account and brand
  • Develop, maintain and analyze Account Ladder plans
  • Review weekly sales results from account’s selling reports. Monitor plans and OTD pricing, making callouts where necessary, to maximize sales and minimize margin giveback
  • Maintain any markdown allowance tracking forms as needed by division
  • Work with AE and the Design/Merchandise group on a monthly/quarterly basis to share selling information, category information, sku count recommendation, and opportunities for the following season
  • Meet with AE on a regular basis to discuss issues and opportunities
  • Maintain and analyze monthly Mall Comp and EOM reporting, as required by account/division
  • Work closely with each account to develop size scales for SAO’s, assortment plans, as required by account/division
  • Use Customer receipt Style/Color receipt plans by month to project for replenishment purchases
  • Partner with wholesale planning with customer needs
  • Travel to accounts, trade shows, as required by account/division
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Assistant Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Run daily selling reports as well as weekly inventory reports
  • Partner with retail planner to execute by door sales analysis and assortment targets
  • Work closely with retail planner to build size scales by category/door
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Senior Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with buyer to drive sales, gross margin and GMROI for a product category
  • Initiate localized analysis, allocation and distribution strategy of product for the retail stores division; as well as door and assortment analysis
  • Strategize replenishment models and changes
  • Visit stores regularly and communicate feedback
  • Build “store profiles” ( demo, size, color) to effectively target and grow by location
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Drive the OTB process and meet turn targets, and develop recommendations for space planning improvements, category-level inventory receipt plans and markdown plans
  • Work with Divisional planners to incorporate new tools and processes into way of doing business
  • Build seasonal automatic replenishment forecast and share with buying team and BU
  • Develop best practices for the planning function and partner with RFC/IT to ensure that we are getting the best data and reporting for the team to analyse the business
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop bottom-up sales & inventory PC9 plan, delivering to line productivity and informing financial & inventory decisions
  • Perform analysis on seasons’ financial and assortment performance in order to develop next seasons’ inventory plans
  • 2-4 years of work experience in Retail business
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret meaningful themes from quantitative data
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Assistant Retail Planner, Williams Resume Examples & Samples

  • Resolution of all customer service and inventory issues
  • Intermediate to advanced excel skills
  • Previous experience in working with and analyzing large amounts of data
  • Retail work experience is a plus
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Senior Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee the development, analysis, and reporting of retail performance of all Giorgio Armani and Armani Exchange Outlet brands
  • Fiscal sales and sell-through
  • Gross margin and profitability tracking
  • Coordinate and analyze all outlet pricing to ensure/maintain profitability
  • Formulate Buy plans by account by category/door
  • Partners with account executives, brand managers, and the executive team to maximize opportunities and manage risks
  • Develop and manage historical performance database
  • Expert in MS Excel and computer proficiency (MS Word and MS PowerPoint)
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Senior Retail Planner, Textiles Resume Examples & Samples

  • Forecast, review and revise inventory purchases to maintain optimum inventory flow
  • Develop and provide appropriate business analysis to influence future purchases and assortment strategies
  • Lead or participate in department projects to improve systems or efficiencies
  • Strong technical and systems skills
  • 1-2 years people management experience
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead pre-season sales and receipt guidance and post-season hindsight to drive product category sales growth by season and product buy plans by season Drive the OTB process to meet sales, margin, and inventory turn targets and develop recommendations for space planning improvements, category-level inventory receipt plans and markdown plans
  • Develop annual channel sales, margin and receipt plans for annual budgeting process
  • Submit monthly financial guidance and forecasts to DTC Finance by channel and store concept
  • Develop in-season forecasting; report on and analyze sales results to plan, making recommendations to influence business decisions.. Manage business trends to identify sales and gross margin performance and to capitalize on profit-driving opportunities
  • Participate in major go-to-market milestones to gain insight to key seasonal brand and BU strategies and initiatives, contributing financial plans for DTC outlook
  • Work with Planning Director and peers to incorporate new tools and processes into way of doing business
  • Seek opportunities for new business processes and drive analytical needs to increase productivity and profitability
  • Build plans for each new store down to the article and unit count that maximizes sales and profit while also being aligned with space capacity and Visual Merchandising
  • Develop best practices for the planning function and partner with RFC/IT to ensure that we are getting the best and necessary data for the team to analyze the business
  • Supervise and manage Associate Planner, including prioritizing, assigning and directing workload, managing performance and development
  • Planner responsibilities will vary slightly based on the category and channel supported (Factory Outlet, Full-Price B&M, eCommerce, or 3rd Party/League)
  • Prior experience creating and publishing reports
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Senior Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Pre-Season Planning
  • Responsible to manage allocation team, currently one teammate
  • Minimum 2-5 years retail merchandise planning and/or store planning experience in a progressive & growth-focused retail organization
  • Advanced Excel skills required. Experience in planning & allocations systems preferred
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Generate daily/weekly/monthly reports measuring actual sales compared to plan/forecast
  • Proactively and regularly highlight opportunities/risks and share findings
  • Provide ad hoc analysis to measure results for strategic initiatives (sales, promotions, new products/displays, events)
  • Develop strong partnerships with Merchandising and Retail to evaluate findings and strategies
  • Develop and maintain Seasonal Open to Buy Plans for Boutiques, by location across all categories
  • Provide team with learnings at category/store & season level to be applied to plan/buy strategy for next season. Ensure all hindsight strategies are reflected in the OTB plan/forecast and incorporated & executed into the buy
  • Plan Basic Stock Program by month by style for Boutiques
  • Identify and communicate potential inventory liabilities and make actionable recommendations to resolve
  • Plan Daily breakdown of monthly budgets/forecasts by location
  • Support Financial Planning and Production processes by uploading plans into various systems
  • Participate in budget, forecast and inventory planning meetings with senior management, reviewing recommended sales forecasts and inventory goals
  • Participate in Outlet meetings to review sales, evaluate promotions & gm, receipt/inventory goals
  • Maintain constant exchange with global headquarters to share information and keep abreast of initiatives
  • Minimum 3-5 years of retail planning essential and/or e-commerce experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, adaptability/flexibility and initiative
  • Excellent communication, presentation, teamwork, analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to develop realistic work plans, goals and schedules
  • Result-focused, highly driven to improve performance & excellence
  • Ability to interact and report on business with cross functional teams and across multiple levels of management
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and experience navigating multiple systems and large sets of data
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Retail Planner Lee Resume Examples & Samples

  • Have up to date knowledge of Sales Performance/Budgets/Forecasts
  • Plan and manage the sales, margin and inventory targets for the Retail Stores & Concessions
  • Produce sales projections and present spreadsheets and graphs (Sales statistics)
  • Monitor slow sellers and take action to reduce prices or set promotions as necessary
  • Plan and execute pricing strategies, ensuring greatest margin potential
  • Define Clearance sale / Promotion strategy and communicate guidelines to our Stores & Concessions. Analyze results of each promo
  • Set up regular meetings with finance, planning & operational managers, focusing on inventory levels, execution of promotional activity and additional opportunities
  • Analyze every aspect of bestsellers and ensuring that they reach their full potential
  • Analyze business results to measure progress and to determine needed adjustments to execution strategies
  • Ad Hoc projects or sales analysis
  • Be involved in new retail projects across all VF brands
  • Education: Degree in economics, retail, fashion, logistics or other related field
  • Experience: 3-5 years Retail planning and/or allocation experience in a retail environment preferred
  • Languages: Fluent English; Dutch and/or French are considered a plus
  • Analytical skills – ability to assess facts/results and make appropriate business decisions
  • Problem solving – think through and determine the most effective course of action
  • Planning skills – ability to install a sensible plan, evaluate the results and realistically forecast subsequent outcomes
  • Ability to partner with the buyers to strategize the season and implement the plan
  • Ability to lead, influence and function in a team
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Finance, Sales, Fashion, Marketing or a related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in Buying, Planning, Merchandising and/or Category Management for a multi-store retailer or Retail Planning experience with other apparel / footwear wholesale organizations
  • Strong team player and ability to work with the cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of the business
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strategically support and monitor business performance/ trends for total US boutique business
  • Strategic thinker, ability to connect dots across multiple projects
  • Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Highly collaborative, adaptable to different audiences
  • Detail oriented and results driven
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
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Senior Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Understanding and translating business needs into flow plans that encompass sales, turn, inventory and gross margin
  • Collaborating with Merchandising, Marketing, Store Operations, and Finance to develop plans by channel, theme, and store for weekly, monthly, and annual plans
  • Partnering with the EMEA Forecast Manager to deliver a demand plan outlining risks and assumptions that facilitate discussion and consensus in the Sales & Operations process
  • Monitoring weekly business performance, investigating deviations and re-project based on trends
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for Sales Forecasting, OTB, Inventory levels and SKU count, making sure that these support and drive the business
  • Responsible for communicating all key KPIs to the Head of Retail and other stake holders
  • Together with the Retail Merchandiser, responsible for delivering a buy strategy per season and building the most profitable, balanced, customer focused range for the country which reflects the PUMA Brand Strategy and supports any key strategies
  • 5+ years of experiences in a Retail analysis/planning function requested
  • High level skills of Microsoft Excel including Pivot Tables
  • Strong analytical skillset
  • Excellent cross-functional communication and negotiation skills
  • Results-oriented team Player
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Retail Planner Outlet Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop, review and present Top Down seasonal/monthly plans for Outlet business, in accordance with company goals, historical performance and market trend analysis, liaising with Sr Manager
  • Re-Forecast sales, margin and inventory at a department level based on changes in trend, strategy, receipts or business climate
  • Manage seasonal inventory and make recommendations in regards to markdown and promotions
  • Develop profitable exit strategies for discontinued stock
  • Develop strong partnerships with the Buying team to understand the vision and direction, providing critical analytical support to influence future purchases and assortment strategies
  • Monitor and evaluate the Open-to-Buy and Open-to-Ship on a regular basis, provide timely and accurate re-projections to Allocation team based upon current trends to effectively manage inventory
  • Facilitates Monthly OTB/Assortment Plan Review Meetings with Executive leadership
  • Provides financial control and communication of performance, working closely with Finance and Operations/Planning
  • Participate as an integral partner with brand senses, visual merchandising, buying, and allocation to create seasonal/monthly floor-set plans
  • Education: Bachelor degree in statistic-economics or related fields
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience in merchandise planning
  • Language skills: fluent in English
  • Strong retail math acumen, including elements of mark up, margin planning, open to buy, inventory productivity measures (GMROI, Stock Turns)
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office products, Merchandise and Financial Planning and Allocation software a plus
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Retail Planner Intern Resume Examples & Samples

  • Transferring inventory and automating search tag associations
  • Monitoring sales activities and allocation issues
  • Develop executive level reporting
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Rationalize Buying proposal
  • Prepare, analyse and execute replenishment
  • Publish weekly replenishment
  • Prepare, analyse and execute buying requirement
  • Ensure availability of goods
  • Prepare and execute campaign Buying Plan
  • Prevent aging stock and track sales of SKUs
  • Uploading overstock to Lazada Reporting System
  • Publish Inventory Report (Outright, Consignment)
  • Control Profitability and publish to Commercial
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supporting the Retail Planning Lead in developing the top-down, merchandise financial plan
  • Developing the bottom-up merchandise financial plan and store spread for a product category(s)
  • Completing assortment analytics as inputs to the development of seasonal category strategies and assortment plans developed by Retail Buyer
  • Analyzing and creating seasonal size curves
  • Developing the seasonal product flow plan and after- season product flow plan down to product type in outlet channel
  • Identifying the in-season open to buy actions required to meet plans, setting and facilitating pre-forecasting meetings, etc
  • Recommending and reviewing markdown and promotion opportunities including outlet channel
  • Achieving the key performance metrics for a product category(s)
  • Consistently monitoring the business through analytics and identifying actions to achieve the key performance metrics
  • Understanding the key connectivity and interactions required for all business process steps
  • Sharing consumer and industry trends and insights
  • Supporting the Visual Merchandising team on space planning
  • Participate in store visits (internal) and competitor market visits (external) to understand retail trends and consumer needs
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Retail Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must have a college degree, or equivalent, and 3-5 years of merchandise planning and allocation experience in a specialty retail environment
  • Supervisory experience is required
  • Must possess excellent analytical, math and organizational skills as well as good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of PC applications is required
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Retail Planner, Key Account Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Sales, Fashion, Marketing or a related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in Buying, Planning, Allocation and/or Vendor Sales for a multi-store retailer or Assortment Planning experience with other apparel / footwear wholesale organization; 2 years’ additional experience in lieu of a degree
  • Ability to create monthly reports, style-level sales plans, track promotional calendar/events and pre-meeting prep
  • Advanced knowledge of MS office applications; proficiency in Excel including creating spreadsheets, complex formulas, pivot tables, etc