Omni-Channel Buyer/Planner (Ecom and Retail)

Omni-Channel Buyer/Planner (Ecom and Retail)

- Los Angeles, CA -

 

ABOUT REYN SPOONER

Over the years Reyn Spooner has grown from a brand focused on shirting to a global lifestylebrand that offers high quality Aloha inspired apparel for both men and women built on traditionand innovation. Reyn Spooner still focuses on that combination of relaxed “cool” island stylewith unique prints, fabric and quality tailoring.

There’s legendary history and Hawaiian heritage stitched into every Reyn Spooner garment.The spirit of Aloha and West Coast cool merge with East Coast prep. Casual comfort pairs withthoughtful, classic construction. Timeless, island-inspired exclusive prints and patterns meetmodern styling.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university
  • 5-10 years buying and planning experience in apparel and multi-door withc​orporate buying experience in specialty retailer or multi-store departmentstore chain
  • Product development experience
  • Proven track record of success buying/planning apparel
  • Strong analytical skills and must possess the ability to understand and actupon financial retail indicators such as sales, gross margin, inventoryproductivity, sell-through, turn
  • OTB (Open to buy) understanding and be proficient in forecasting
  • Strong proficiency with Excel
  • Demonstrated proficiency with varied reporting, forecasting, ERP systems

 

PREFERRED ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Full Circle (ERP) experience or equivalent
  • Shopify experience
  • Teamwork Experience

 

OVERVIEW:

Main responsibility will be to develop assortment plans, seasonal inventoryflow and strategic store allocations of all products being carried on ourReyn Spooner Ecom website and in our Retail stores. Must work closelywith Retail and Ecommerce team to align merchandising and marketingstrategies to drive profitability.

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Develop seasonal merchandise strategy to deliver sales andmargin goals.
  • Partner with Planning to develop/implement effective markdownstrategy
  • Collaborate with Design and Planning to build key item generalassortment strategies
  • Create and track sales performance by sku for Ecom and Retailstores in order to plan future needs/trends
  • Develop an allocation strategy for store locations based on customerprofile, product orientation,seasonality, marketing strategy. (ie, as wedevelop and grow the women' s and swim businesses, what storescan really become the headquarters for those categories?)
  • Partner with Planning team and Merchandising to set correct stock levelsfor high and low seasons.
  • Develop new product classifications (ie. men's swim, women's) intoviable growth businesses within the company
  • Product knowledge training with store staff, visual team
  • Competitive analyses. Know what is going on in the market in otherbrands' product performance and pricing metrics
  • Team with Marketing team to develop seasonal brand strategies / promotions
  • Help develop RS into a more dynamic year round business.
  • Build more effective lines of communication and accountabilitybetween Hawaii stores and corporate staff
  • Partner with Planning to conduct seasonal Hindsight meetings to informfuture strategic product decisions
  • Partner with Planning to develop seasonal buy plans for Ecom and Retailbased on analytical data across categories, fits, fabrics, and sizing
  • Leverage Shopify and Google analytics to analyze Ecom site metrics andrelated data to identify opportunities to improve merchandising and thecustomer experience across the various collections and product categories
  • Assist with auditing online products and help resolve issues with regardsto pricing, content and merchandising
  • Utilize the Ecom product catalog and performance metrics to build andsort category and product groupings as guided by marketing andmerchandising initiatives
  • Partner with Planning to manage and reforecast monthly OTB
  • Travel to Hawaii each quarter to work with store teams and understandspecific market trends
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