Merchandise Planner
Also referred to as: Merchandise Forecast/Planning Analyst, Retail Merchandise Planner
Requirements and Responsibilities
Plans and forecasts for future merchandise buys based on historical buys, reoccurring buys and current inventory levels. Responsible for reviewing stock to sales ratios, responding to changing sales trends, and ensuring plan sales, plan markups, and plan markdowns are achieved by departments. Plans and coordinates merchandise flow-through. Inputs and maintains data in various merchandising systems. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience.
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Level of Education:  Merchandise Planner Salaries with No Diploma, Merchandise Planner Salaries with a High School Diploma or Technical Certificate, Merchandise Planner Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Merchandise Planner Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Merchandise Planner Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Merchandise Planner Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Industries:  Business Services, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Hospitality & Leisure, Media, MFG Nondurable, Retail & Wholesale