Retail Analyst (National Accounts)
Company: VF Corporation
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 13, 2021
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
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
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
Execute modular development each season.
Identify "What's working"/ "What's not working". What's driving
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
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
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
Execute and/or assist on order maintenance, product scripting,
and pre & post event analysis
Monitor account pricing to ensure optimal pricing is reflected
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
- 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
- Proficient skills in Retail Link, MS Excel, Power Point,
- 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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