Onboarding & managing the Suppliers for sportswear brands
Develop, maintain and communicate to team members as well as Category Manager a clear and well-articulated buying plan supported by sales, promotion and branding/supplier strategy.
Drive and manage the assortment development and review, providing analysis to support decision-making whilst owning product selection oversight.
Reconcile top-down budgets with bottom-up department plans and forecasts alongside the Merchandise Planner and present these to the Category Manager.
Maintain awareness of yearly & seasonal business revenue shapes and manage inventory planning for uptake in sales keeping in mind and potential loss in margin due to promotional activity.
Commercials & Assortment Availability