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US Retail Compensation and Benefits

16006 - Top Merchandise Planning and Allocation Executive

Top position responsible for financial inventory planning and directing allocation of merchandise. Oversees high-level strategic business analysis. Develops company seasonal financial targets/plans. Coordinates the in-season business review and reaction process. Ensures the allocation/replenishment strategies and processes are in place in order to maximize sales, gross margin, and turnover. Advises Buyers on optimum unit purchase planning and stock ratios. Does gross margin planning and analysis for Buyers. This is typically a single incumbent position and may report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or Top Supply Chain Executive.