Assistant Manager Retail Merchandising, SP BLR

Shanghai | China (Peoples Republic of) | Retail (Back Office)

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Pre-Season Merchandise Planning:

·         Conduct analysis based on historical sell-in and sell-through data to identify top selling articles and slow moving articles, and identify the key drivers for success or failure

·         Work with product marketing team to provide feedback on trade needs and new seasonal range

·         Involved in the range week to define article segments as well as to provide insight for mandatory range development

·         Develop new-season article ranking base on Product Marketing new season range

·         Conduct article selection according to merchandising planning and article ranking results

·         Place order to target doors with good assortment and initial launch package

·         Do order compliance check and provide detail analysis

·         Provide necessary merchandising training, coaching, support to internal and external teams

In-Season Merchandising Execution:

·         Do product allocation for key stores

·         Being involved in the key store opening layout design and provide store opening support for provide allocation

·         Working with VM and Retail Operation team for key AP stores product launch support and VM plan

·         Lead in the process to provide ongoing product and category performance and quantitative analysis e.g.: sell though, stock level etc.

·         Conduct analysis of category performances

Post-Season Review:

·         Provide seasonal deep dive analysis for key customers

·         Partner with Merchandising planning team (franchisee), Retail Operations, VM, Sales, and Logistics teams to develop action steps for next season


·         Minimum 3 years’ experience in merchandising  or buyer

·         Rigorous business analysis - understanding and interpreting data; putting data/analysis/tools in a structured, easy-to-use formats; and making recommendations that team can act upon

·         Excellent excel skills

·         Effective partnering, communication, and influencing skills (written and orally) –someone who can proactively communicate analysis/methodologies with functional partners and influence them to rethink and change their existing practices

·         Good understanding of retail business

·         College degree or above


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The Facts

Jobtitle Assistant Manager Retail Merchandising, SP BLR
Team Retail (Back Office)
Brand adidas
Location Shanghai
Country China (Peoples Republic of)
Number 165763
Position Type Full time
Date Sep-05, 2017
Relocation no

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adidas Group in China

As a leading sporting goods company in the world, adidas Group established its wholly-owned China subsidiary, adidas Sports (China) Ltd, in Suzhou in 1997. Over the past 18 years, the increasing affluence of Chinese consumers, combined with the sport and fashion consciousness of Chinese youths, has seen adidas make giant strides in China. Through the company's relentless investment and unwavering commitment, China has become the group's second largest market worldwide. In 2014, adidas Greater China generated sales of 1.8 billion euros. Today, adidas Group China is headquartered in Shanghai and has regional offices in Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu as well as two distribution centers, in Suzhou and Tianjin. In Greater China, adidas Group employs over 3,000 people.

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    8.30 - 6.30
  • On-Site Doctor

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