Merchandise Planner- Licensed
DICK'S Sporting Goods - Pittsburgh, PA

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Merchandise Planner- Licensed

Posting Date :
02/12/13

Location :
Pittsburgh, PA

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: Planning & Allocations / Corporate Office
Reports To: Senior Merchandise Planner

Specific Job Duties:
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Formulate pre-season dollar, unit, markdown, receipt, and GM plans
· Recommend business strategies to increase gross margin
· Recognize business trends and revise in-season plans as needed
· Ad hoc analysis
Successful Candidate Requirements:
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Strong communication and partnering skills
· Advanced organizational skills and attention to detail
· Excel proficiency
· Advanced retail math skills
Experience:
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3+ years of experience in merchandising, planning, buying, statistics, strategic pricing, forecasting, healthcare, or financial analysis
· Proficient in Microsoft Excel: Pivot Table/V Look Ups
Minimum Education:
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Bachelor’s Degree required
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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 Dick’s Sporting Goods please visit our Investor Relations page .

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See Dick's shoppers run, putt, dunk, drive, dribble -- and buy. Fast-growing Dick's Sporting Goods operates about 480 stores...