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Retail Analyst (National Accounts)

Company: VF Corporation
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

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VF Workwear is a leading supplier of workwear apparel that enhances worker productivity and comfort, and delivers industry, leading innovation. Our Nashville workwear business is a prominent manufacturer and marketer of apparel for the workplace with over $800 million in sales. Our brands (Red Kap, Horace Small, Bulwark, VF Solutions, Walls, Liberty, Terra, Kodiak) consists of apparel that is primarily work shirts, workpants, coveralls and footwear and are worn by millions of workers across a wide range of industrial, service and government organizations around the world.

Walls Brands is a leading portfolio of authentic and historic outdoor workwear brands. Since 1912, Walls Brands have been hard at work on the farm, in the field, and on the jobsite, protecting workers from whatever Mother Nature and the Job may dish out. We are constantly finding new ways to solve old problems, are consumer focused, purpose-led, and outdoor obsessed. We are looking for like-minded individuals to join us in our pursuit to redefine workwear for the next generation of workers.

What you will do as a Walls Retail Analyst:

This position will analyze and leverage customer information and behaviors as well as competitive benchmarking to identify areas necessary to improve the customer research/buying experience within our Walmart accounts. This role is responsible for developing a fact-based approach of business analytics that will be translated into key insights, strategies, and recommendations for strategic National Accounts.

How You Will Make a Difference:

  • Drive modular analysis and planning during the crucial Fall season (Oct - Feb)

  • Keep track of revisions. Assortment planning and recommendations.

  • Execute modular development each season.

  • Identify "What's working"/ "What's not working". What's driving the variances?

  • Store count, On-hand fluctuations, price elasticity, OTIF

  • Drive seasonal analysis and planning during crucial months: (March - May)

  • Creation of the buy sheet for future seasonal programs

  • Breakdown of initial set/replenishment, by color, by size

  • Firm understanding of competitive trends outside of National Accounts.

  • General RL Reporting: daily sales, inventory reporting, scorecards, POS vs.Orders, 450 report, trait reports (buyer), seasonal reports (buyer).

  • Active participant in Account, sales, and forecasting team meetings.

  • Assist the Walls/Liberty Team in the execution/application of brand assessments, business planning, scorecard assessments, tracking plan evaluation and inventory

  • Assist Walls/Liberty Team in the development and monitoring of tactical plans to impact both the customer account and the entire team

  • Execute and/or assist on order maintenance, product scripting, and pre & post event analysis

  • Monitor account pricing to ensure optimal pricing is reflected on shelf

  • Contribute to achievement of objectives, through rich analytics and data-mining of POS Sales, Share, Distribution, and Pricing performance in the marketplace.

  • Provide assistance running SKU optimization reporting and making distribution recommendations with projected volumes outlined, as required by account team.

  • Capturing key opportunities; typically in support of new item introductions and major shelving initiative drives; presenting analysis to account team and customer.

  • Use customer data to support fact-based decision-making

  • Identify and communicate service and distribution issues on the business.

  • Travel as needed.

Skills for Success

  • Firm grasp of Walmart Retail Link and other reporting systems. Minimum of 2 years.
  • 4 Year degree of experience equivalent
  • 5 Years of Walmart or National Account experience with analytics.
  • Proficient skills in Retail Link, MS Excel, Power Point, Access, Word
  • Analytical thinker, flexible problem solver and team player with ability to multitask several priorities simultaneously
  • Experience in working in energy environment.
  • Category Management role a plus.

Keywords: VF Corporation, Fort Worth , Retail Analyst (National Accounts), Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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