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Regional Allocator

The Regional Allocator will be responsible for the distribution of seasonal and permanent inventory to all stores. They will own both the initial allocations of seasonal orders and the in-season execution of seasonal replenishment, ensuring proper levels of inventory to help meet financial targets. They will report directly to the Merchandise Planner and work collaboratively with the buyers and store teams to maximize sales opportunities. 

Activities:

  • Manages and coordinates in-season replenishment and rebalancing activities based on business needs in order to maximize sell through.
  • Conducts in depth style, color and size analysis to make actionable changes at a store level.
  • Manages, recommends and executes store transfers based on shifts in sales performance, keeping in mind store capacities and VM requirements.
  • Creates and maintains weekly reporting on shipping status and seasonal allocation status at a theme/store level.
  • Communicates with store teams regarding product requests and special event needs.
  • Review and propose system enhancements to improve best practices throughout the region.

 

Qualifications:

Experience: 1-3 years of Retail Merchandising Experience

Commercial awareness and strong analytical skills

Ability to plan, prioritize and work well under pressure

Demonstrated ability to evaluate business trends and draw actionable conclusions to maximize business opportunities

Advanced level of excel knowledge with aptitude to learn technical software and merchandising operative tools

Team player with an entrepreneurial spirit


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City