100% fashion Staff with care


New York, NY

Posted: 07/13/2018 Job Category: Planning Job Number: 98249

Title: Retail Planner

Location: New York, NY

Company: Luxury Fashion Brand

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop plans at department/category level including annual sales, to ensure that financial objectives align with product opportunities.
  • Execute, and communicate financial merchandise plans and strategies to support the buying, marketing, sales plans and financial objectives.
  • Communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to management and cross functional team on a weekly basis.
  • Analyze historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities by department and category level. Partner with buying to align financials and product opportunity.
  • Recap and analyze sales results to plan, and forecast in-season sales and inventory at the department level.
  • Collaborate with buying team to build comprehensive assortment strategies based on hindsight analysis.
  • Create SKU breadth and depth recommendations to ensure appropriate amount of skus and depth of inventory is purchased to maximize turn.
  • Ad-hoc analyses as needed
  • Develop budgets and analysis for the retail division to identify business opportunities in all product categories.
  • Create key performance indicator reporting including sell-thru analysis, open-to-buy, etc.
  • Work with merchandising team on collection selling reports and ongoing analysis.


  • At least 3-5 years of related experience in planning, inventory management, financial planning or financial analysis (retail or consumer goods experience preferred).
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and fluency with numbers.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Advanced Excel skills required).
  • SAP, Business Intelligence or SEM experience a plus!

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