Express is a specialty apparel and accessories retailer of womens and mens merchandise, targeting the 20 to 30 year old customer. The Company has over 30 years of experience offering a distinct combination of fashion and quality for multiple lifestyle occasions at an attractive value addressing fashion needs across work, casual, jeanswear, and going-out occasions. The Company currently operates over 600 retail stores, located primarily in high-traffic shopping malls, lifestyle centers, and street locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada, and also distributes its products through the Company's e-commerce website, www.express.com .
A Merchandise Planner, in partnership with the merchant, is responsible for developing and translating department pre-season category strategies into executable in-season merchandise plans. Provides financial strategies for sales, inventory, markdowns, and margin at a style or group level plan. Clear execution and communication of the strategies will ensure collaboration between the merchandise plans and store allocations to maximize sales, profit, and store presentation.
Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
Experience: 5-7 years merchandise / planning experience
Proven analytical skills
Retail math expertise
Strong written and verbal communication skills Preferred Requirements (skills and abilities)
Excellent organizational, prioritizing and problem-solving skills
Sense of urgency and accuracy
Ability to work well within a team environment
Demonstrated leadership skills
Ability to identify, develop, and retain talent
Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, Access, Data Warehouse
Produce ad hoc reporting as needed by the business
An equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.
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