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Business Planner - Morgan Hill, CA

Company: Shoe Palace
Location: Morgan Hill
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:


The Role

Do you have a passion for fashion, analytics, and teamwork? How often do you find yourself thinking out of the
box and collaborating with others to produce innovative ideas?

Our Business Planner will drive strategic initiatives and support the development of long-term growth plans and
profitability goals. The right candidate will have experience with forecasting and inventory management, as well as
strong reporting and analysis skills. We are looking for someone eager to learn and willing to go the extra mile. In
this role you must be organized, detailed/task-oriented, and flexible.
This position collaborates heavily with multiple teams to achieve our financial and company goals. At SP we have a
strong culture of teamwork where it is about collective gain.
We are open to someone working remotely (state dependent) for this role.

Here's what a day at work may look like---
--- Manage the development of annual, seasonal, monthly, and weekly merchandise plans to maximize sales
and gross margin and maintain optimal inventory levels
--- Develop pre-season plans, recommend buy quantities and develop accurate receipt flow forecasts
--- Generate and communicate comprehensive department financial and product strategies
--- Actively participate in assortment selection and review, providing data and analysis to support decision-making
--- Reforecast OTB in-season based on current performance, present revised projections and
recommendations to cross functional partners and senior leadership
--- Create, maintain, and update tools, reports, etc. to support the needs of the business
--- Maintain key item ladder plans to ensure good in-stock position
--- Collaborate on best strategies to address product liabilities and develop action plans to liquidate in a
timely and profitable manner such as cancels, RTVs, and markdowns
--- Provide periodic reporting on business performance
--- Evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results
--- Additional duties and projects as required

About you---
--- 3-5 years of planning/merchandising experience
--- Project management experience and excellent quantitative skills
--- The right balance of creative and analytical thinking
--- Database utilization and functionality skills
--- Self-motivated, passionate, and humble
--- Computer Savvy (Excel Guru)
--- Comfortable with trend analysis and problem-solving skills

What we bring to the table
--- A sense of belonging - A dynamic team, high energy, and humility.
--- A sense of purpose - GRIT! We grow from ideas!
--- A sense of impact - We are growing, come grow with us!
--- A sense of fun - WE RUN. WE SELL. WE HAVE FUN!
--- Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k + your SP discount
Shoe Palace is one of the most-trusted athletic footwear and apparel retail chains in the United States. What began
as a small, family business in 1993 has now grown into an extremely popular chain of stores and an online retail
site -

At Shoe Palace, we all roll up our sleeves to pitch in and do whatever it takes to stay on top. Each day is a little
different, it's what keeps us on our toes and excited to come to work every day. We are seeking self-motivated
individuals who are dynamic thinkers and outstanding communicators who will thrive in an entrepreneurial
environment and want to grow with Shoe Palace Corporation. Our team members are bright, professional,
enthusiastic, and able to quickly apply their skills to diverse situations.

Keywords: Shoe Palace, Mountain View , Business Planner - Morgan Hill, CA, Other , Morgan Hill, California

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