Merchandising Manager- Men's

  • Company: Fendi
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Merchandising
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: FEND01121
  • Date of publication: 2019.05.16

Position

Works with Sr Manager of Merchandising, Men's and VP of Retail in all phases of planning and analyzing all areas of Fendi North America's business with a strong emphasis on men's product training, selling skills training, inventory management, replenishment of permanent products, sales forecasting, product selection, market research, retail marketing activities.


Profile

 

  • Prepares and carries out seasonal training presentations for all FNA stores.
  • Works with Sr Merchandising Manager on all phases of trunk shows and other in store retail events (new product launches, promotions...)
  • Provides product and selling skills training to store level associates before and during the season.
  • Generates in-depth analyses of all men's business categories and recommends changes to maximize business opportunities with in all stores.
  • Prepares detailed sales reports and projections based on history, current trends and market forecasts.
  • Prepares competitive market studies focusing on products, pricing and stores.
  • Assists Sr Merchandising Manager with development and monitoring of key financial data.
  • Prepares and maintains OTB.
  • Evaluates stock levels to establish action plan. Generates reorders and initiates stock balancing when needed.
  • Selects products with Sr Merchandising Manager. Participates in buys 4 times a year (in Milan)
  • Sizing analysis and order entry.

Additional information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4-5 years high volume buying experience, preferably with a luxury brand
  • Strong Communication skills with the ability to motivate and influence a sales staff`
  • Strong planning and analytical skills
  • System and technical skills including Excel, Micro-Soft Access, Retail Pro
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Strong initiative, and desire to grow
  • Number of direct reports: 0
  • Percentage of travel: 25-50%                          
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