Merchandise Planning Manager
Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
Drive financial results that maximize revenue, gross margin, inventory turn goals and minimize excess inventory.
Responsible for maintaining pre-season plans and monthly forecasts with focus on receipt flow and ensure that available inventory meets open to buy strategy.
Partner with Merchandising/Buying to ensure strategic assortment plans by category allow for proper depth and breadth to support high and low volume stores/channels.
Develop Planning targets and buys for seasonal investments, including vendor strategy, and product mix to achieve balanced assortment plans across all regions, including international markets.
Lead in-season product management, pulling financial levers, modeling promotional opportunities, managing markdowns, and partnering with cross-functional team on marketing/messaging.
Maintain Global Pricing Strategy including competitive landscape analysis.
Establish key planning deliverables and timelines in conjunction with buy process and key financial deliverables.
Partner with Director of Apparel Strategy & Planning to reconcile planning forecasts to financial forecasts by subsidiary and develop strategies to amplify and/or address opportunities.