Merchandise Distribution Analyst for National Retail Company
Kirkland's - Nashville, TN

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Responsible for merchandise allocation across the store base for assigned departments. Duties include allocation of new receipts, replenishment of warehouse back stock, and overall management of store level inventories.

  • Manage items from initial allocation through end of life cycle, including replenishment.
  • Manage overall store level inventory balance for assigned departments, based on store capacity, seasonality, and sales curves.
  • Develop and manage store rankings by product category and subcategory in order to optimize store inventory mix while maximizing sales and margin.
  • Partner with Buyer and Merchandise Planner in order to review and execute assortment plans for optimal distribution.
  • Run and analyze store sales and stock reports in order to react to stock imbalances.
  • Recommend store distribution adjustments based on inventory needs.
  • Partner with store teams on specific merchandise needs.
  • Assertively take on special projects when needed.
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Retail store experience a plus.
  • Highly motivated and results oriented.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.