Allocation Analyst - Gordmans


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Stage Stores Corporate Office Hires
2425 West Loop South
United States of America
CORP - Merchandising – Planning and Allocations



Responsible for by store allocations that deliver sales goals, margin performance and inventory productivity.  Work closely with Buying and Planning partners to create assortments that support company’s initiatives and deliver localized assortments that satisfy our customer’s needs.


  • Execute by store assortments and satisfy by store needs through allocation of product and analysis of seasonal trends.  Utilize many different methods including pre-packs, key item presentations, min and max, volume grouping, pre-allocations, pack by store orders and replenishment.
  • Own the monthly assortment meetings.
  • Perform timely analysis on stock to sales and provide recommendations so future receipts can drive sales and bring resolution to individual store inventory issues.
  • Participate in the development of bottom up unit assortments and minimum presentation plans for replenishment items.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with members of Merchandising, Planning, and D.C.
  • Maintain replenishment seasonality curves and execute season build orders.
  • React to changes in allocations to resolve individual store issues.
  • Support Planner in routine analysis.
  • Achieve pre-distro rates and out of stock percentage guidelines.
  • Support a collaborative, innovative, and results-oriented environment with peers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-3 years experience in an analyst position (Preferred)
  • Effectively prioritize and manage time
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Excel
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills (clear and concise)
  • Perseverance (pursuance of work with energy, drive and a need to finish; seldom giving up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setback)
  • Willingness to consult multiple resources to obtain answers
  • Multi-task efficiency


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