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Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear in a specialty store environment. As of March 2012, the Company operated 484 Dick's Sporting Goods stores in 44 states primarily throughout the eastern half of the U.S. The Company also owns Golf Galaxy, a multi-channel golf specialty retailer, with 80 stores in 29 states, ecommerce websites and catalog operations.
Department / Location: Merchandise Planning
This position is responsible for analyzing sales history and market data, and recommending opportunities for growth amongst product categories. This includes communicating with other departments and assisting in the development of the companys merchandise assortment plan. Develop, execute, and communicate strategic merchandise financial plans that support the companys financial, product, and marketing objectives. Prepare pre-season plans; financial sales, gross margin, and inventory, consistent with the company's top-down goals. Work closely with the buyer(s) to review in season product trends and performance, develop revised projections, and recommend adjustments to the season's plan to maximize sales and profitability.
Assist with the Management of the OTB:
Reporting and Projects:
- Review sales and margin from previous week forecast
- Project current week and future weeks for sales and margin
- Forecast projections by week to lower level of classification
- Review item selling to make recommendation for markdowns
- Review flow of merchandise
Work with the planner to complete vendor plans maintaining constant dialog with merchant team regarding assortments, inventory flow, costing and overall financial plan.
- Actively participate in weekly Business review meetings
- Create, Maintain, & distribute merchandise sales reports.
- Perform ad-hoc analysis to support merchandise planning and decision making.
- Special projects as assigned.
Build ladders for Key items/E3
Finalize 6 month financial with merchant/planning team
Ensure all data is correct and sinked with SAS (MFP, MVP, MAP) plans as revisions are made
Review assortment and plans with DMM and Planning Director
Review planning recap, assortment and plans with GMM and SVP/VP Planning
Work with the planner in the initial stages of the Assortment Planning process. Review clusters and make recommendations for changes if necessary. Work with buyer to build assortment.
Work through building a preliminary monthly financial plan for metric of sales, margin and turnover
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Dick ' s Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns Golf Galaxy, Inc., a multi-channel golf specialty retailer, e-commerce websites and catalog operations. For more information on Dicks Sporting Goods please visit our Investor Relations page .
See Dick's shoppers run, putt, dunk, drive, dribble -- and buy. Fast-growing Dick's Sporting Goods operates about 480 stores...