Be accountable for collaborating with a team of Planning and Supply Chain Solution Architects to build an End to End Planning strategy and Architecture in partnership with Line Planning and Merchandising, Demand Planning, Supply, Material and Inventory Planning business and technical specialists.

More Uses of the Merchandising Toolkit:

  • Head: work closely with the finance team and Merchandising team to align on business goals and clearly communicate with the performance marketing team on recent changes.
  • Ensure you launch; understand and articulate the end to end value chain in retail industries in the areas of Merchandising, supply chain, and multi channel commerce.
  • Utilize the product catalog and performance metrics to build and sort category and product groupings as guided by marketing and Merchandising initiatives.
  • Confirm your project complies; monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, and Merchandising techniques.
  • Standardize: conduct regular visits with stores, suppliers, and distribution partners; direct field Merchandising to best understand and respond to needs/opportunities for assigned categories/department.
  • Collaborate with design, Merchandising, production, fabric, and technical design teams to achieve product execution and maintain design integrity.
  • Ensure sales and Merchandising leadership is working with priority objectives adhering to organization policies to achieve maximum market penetration of your organization brands.
  • Ensure you unify; lead supply chain and operations strategy, empowering the team to achieve KPIs through excellence in Merchandising, manufacturing, logistics, and customer service.
  • Write, review, and provide feedback on for Merchandising IT on IT projects to ensure alignment with business requirements, and architectural standards.
  • Ensure your corporation complies; partners with buyers to drive Ecommerce business by actively checking it and collaborating closely with Ecommerce Site Merchandising and Content teams.
  • Collaborate with vendors and Merchandising teams on promotions and marketing initiatives and coordinate with the Merchandising team to execute activities.
  • Manage, enhance, and/or maintain catalog, product listings, Merchandising, pricing, inventory turn, payment, order management, and post sales customer support.
  • Secure that your planning leads projects and performs analysis to test alternative marketing strategies, gain competitive intelligence, develop Merchandising and pricing strategies and size white space opportunities.
  • Evaluate: monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, Merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Govern: effectively monitor day to day management of accounts in your assigned territory and build relationships with key marketing, Merchandising, and media decision makers.
  • Provide competitive Merchandising solutions for retail formats by researching market conditions to determine potential sales of product or service and retail trends.
  • Develop Merchandising concepts, product and promotional plans that strategically drive category growth while continually evaluating product mix to ensure customer satisfaction, increase market penetration and competitive advantage.
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders (Merchandising, Allocation, Distribution, Finance, IT) to drive efficiencies and continuous improvement, streamlining of processes, and cost improvements as it relates to International Logistics.
  • Develop and recommend processes to optimize supply chain performance against key performance indicators to ensure the right balance of Merchandising, transportation and supply chain considerations are made to maximize profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Provide reliable, updated demand planning related information and provide timely market feedback internally to support successful product development, Merchandising, and pricing of product and programs.
  • Initiate: work closely with Merchandising to maximize profits via vendor and item special deals or investment buys, disposing of distressed merchandise and problem solving.
  • Oversee daily operation of department and category functions and work closely with Merchandising management team to achieve the goals of the category business plans.
  • Confirm your team assess each wholesale door before approving the opening and ensure assortment, Merchandising, staff training and marketing support are in line with the business plan.
  • Write white papers on your Early Line Planning Digital platform collaboration saves time to market, Data driven Assortment and Merchandising planning, Sell through automation for big brands.
  • Orchestrate: direct and maintain site Merchandising strategies, optimizing for inventory availability while maintaining brand cohesion as it relates to visual Merchandising.
  • Analyze inventory daily for new items and Merchandising tracking; communicate to the larger ecommerce team the status for promoted or featured launches (on time, delayed, etc).
  • Manage work with Merchandising to evolve your voice across ecommerce platforms and partner in creative Ideation of collections and curation that connect with buyers.
  • Lead milestone meetings with Design and Merchandising and provide guidance on the costing implications of trends and Merchandising strategies by working proactively to ensure production partners capability.
  • Use customer, category and insights to provide direct input into your respective brands based on customer Merchandising and sales promotion plans.
  • Establish and maintain processes to connect the Planning, and Merchandising teams to seamlessly manage the on time delivery of the demand forecast for existing and new products.

 

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