Merchandise Planner Resume

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Career Objective:

Looking for a merchandise planner job with “Drake Department Store,” and handling planning of stock, track inventory, market trend, and liaise between customers and marketing and purchase department.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience of handling inventory in retail environment

  • Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills

  • Ability to research and stock materials as per market trends

  • Ability to train store employees and maintain visual appeal of the store

  • Skilled in tracking inventory and preventing excess inventory

  • Excellent knowledge of regional festivals and stocking products accordingly

Work Experience:

Merchandise Planner

Multi Brands Group, Springfield, MO

October 2015 – Present

  • Developing financial merchandise plans and strategies and providing support to the sales and purchase team

  • Tracking inventory, stocking movable products, and monitoring financial results

  • Preparing forecasts and action plans to capitalize festival and seasonal trends

  • Identify risk and opportunities and negotiating with manufacturing companies on prices and stocking

  • Preparing inventory targets for different seasons and ensuring minimal stake

  • Preparing delivery and logistics support for timely availability of goods for consumers

Merchandise Planner

Bell & Dale Department Store, Springfield, MO

February 2012 – September 2015

  • Prepared sales, and profit forecasts on weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis

  • Reviewed sales records of previous years and planned inventory accordingly

  • Communicated with marketing and buying department and ensured right stock

  • Developed and maintained effective relationship with suppliers and transport carriers

  • Reviewed and modified business strategies and improved sales by 30% for 2013-14

  • Planned price structures reviewing competitors’ price and negotiated rates with suppliers


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing

    ABC University, Springfield, MO



On request.