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Organization
Job Title
Associate Planner, Wholesale
Location
New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Accessories
Footwear
Retail
Job Function
Planning / Allocations
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

Associate Planner, Wholesale

MCM is a luxury travel goods and accessories brand with an attitude defined by combining a contemporary aesthetic and focus on functional innovation with the use of cutting edge techniques. Founded in 1976 at the pinnacle of Munich’s creative renaissance, today , through its association with art, music, technology and travel, MCM embodies the bold, irreverent and aspirational. Always with an eye on the new, the driving force behind MCM centers on revolutionizing classic design with futuristic materials. Cross-pollinating its Western and Asian heritage, the brand draws reference from Munich to Seoul. Appealing to the Global Nomad generation -dreamers, creatives and digital natives - MCM’s millennial audience is ageless, genderless, empowered and unconstrained by rules and boundaries. This is New School Luxury.

DUTIES:

  • Produce weekly reports recapping sales, and inventory by department, classification and by door.
  • Recap business by classification, style, color and size and create best seller/hindsight reports on a weekly basis to identify risks and opportunities
  • Responsible for the local replenishment Basics program – forecast needs, identify opportunities, monitor inventory level
  • Review and analyze profitability monthly and propose creative ideas to minimize MDA, RTV and drive top line sales
  • Provide a weekly shipping recap vs. budget and LY
  • Work with Sale force on optimization & productivity strategies
  • Provide ongoing assessment of inventory productivity by account; including door analysis as necessary
  • Manage and update monthly open-to-buy
  • Recommend buys based on thorough analysis of retail business prior to each market to achieve increased sales, profitability and sell-thru % by class and department
  • REQUIREMENTS:

    Must have 2+ yrs. Experience in Retail Planning, Store Planning and/or allocation

    • University or college degree
    • Detail oriented
    • Strong interest in learning and applying retail math concepts, including elements of markup, margin planning, open to buy, and inventory productivity measures (WOS, T/O, GM)
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Strong computer skills - preferably MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Sense of urgency flexibility ability to multi-task
    • Willingness to learn