Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.
The Sales Analyst role will sit within the Wholesale Sales Analytics Team to deliver data, tools, guidance and insights to support decision-making and generate business growth.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The Sales Analyst role will sit within the Wholesale Sales Analytics Team to deliver data, tools, guidance and insights to support decision-making and generate business growth. - Weekly sales analysis and reporting including; in-market daily sales, seasonal forecasting by brand, re-order tracking, delivery updates - Monthly / seasonal reporting including; in-market prebook / re-order trackers, business updates for senior management, sell-thru analysis, end of market data verification, seasonal discount matrix
* Day to day client / sales reporting and analysing, feedback re-order opportunities
* During season campaigns; sell-in reporting / supporting sales team with ad hoc category / client reports
* Develop seasonal product assortments in line with planning targets of sales, SKU's, productivity and product & cluster needs
* - Collate, analyse and share industry recommendations for the brand / category - Develop knowledge of geographic & store attribute performance and trends through data analysis and field feedback - Effectively partner with the European merchandising team in merchandise selection, market needs, development and allocation - Perform administrative and system related tasks and updates
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
Essential - Advanced level of proficiency with MS Excel is critical - Strong numerical / financial and planning background with an analytical mind - A proactive attitude and ability to prioritise / multi-task - Strong time management and robust organisational skills - Good communicator and able to work across functions / depts. which include client facing and working with external teams to achieve combined financial goals - Good commercial eye for what's happening within the market to include trends, brands, channel influences Education and Experience - Luxury retail experience desired, not essential Desirable - High proficiency in PowerPoint - Good product sensibility - Market & competitor analysis