Store Analyst

Overview

This is a unique and exciting time to join Express. Since launching our EXPRESSway Forward strategy in 2020, we have been steadily advancing a transformation from being known as a store in the mall to a brand with a purpose, powered by a styling community. We believe that clothes can serve a higher purpose to make people look the way they want to look and feel the way they want to feel, and our Express brand purpose - We Create Confidence & Inspire Self-Expression - speaks to the role our brand can play in their lives. In 2021, we introduced our innovative Community Commerce program, inviting brand fans and style enthusiasts to take their passion for fashion to the next level by working with us.

Today, we are building, activating and amplifying the Express styling community, and we invite you to join us. Our culture is defined by three values - Express Yourself, Express Together, Express Success - and every associate at every level in every department is an important part of our transformation and our future.

For more information about Express, Inc. please visit www.express.com.

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Responsible for allocating merchandise to stores based upon an established plan in conjunction with the current sales trends. Monitor product availability, analyze size and color selling. Communicates with the Store Planner, Assortment Planner, and Financial Merchandise Planner the unit position of each floor set and highlights any concerns.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Allocate merchandise utilizing the pre-determined allocation strategy.
  • Review, analyze and make recommendations to adjust allocation plans incorporating sales trends.
  • Monitor and react to store and region selling by class, style, size, etc. and escalate variances in actuals compared to plans to Assortment Planning and Merchandising.
  • Monitor availability of product and achieve weekly pre-allocation percent targets.
  • Develop plans and allocate inventory for new stores/remodel stores.
  • Provide accurate information as it relates to total company initiatives; floor sets, New stores, etc.
  • Ad-hoc reporting as necessary.
  • Other essential tasks that are not listed may be requested by your supervisor.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or additional years of service considered in lieu of degree.
  • 2+ years of business, planning, or allocation experience preferred.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Analytical, computer, and Microsoft Office (Excel) skills strongly preferred.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects effectively.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Sense of urgency and accuracy.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.


Closing

As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class. Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

Notification to Agencies: Please note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.