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Merchandise Planning Analyst - BR Japan

Banana Republic
San Francisco, California, United States
Closing date
25 May 2024

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About Banana Republic

Born from two California creatives fueled by their explorer spirits, Banana Republic has repositioned itself as a premium, experiential lifestyle brand for today's modern world. Designed for a life where anything is possible, we use the finest materials with the latest fabric innovations to create timeless, versatile clothing, jewelry, shoes and handbags. Through our home and art collections, we extend beyond apparel and are a part of our customers' lives at home.

We are creating memorable, immersive experiences online and in-store that build lasting relationships and solve our customers' lifestyle needs. Our team is made up of passionate and curious storytellers who are pushing the boundaries to deliver consistent, quality product through an elevated customer experience. Sound interesting? Join us as on the BR journey as we create what's next.

About the Role

As an Analyst on our Inventory Management team, you will assist in the development, execution and communication of financial plans and strategies that support the financial objectives of your product category. The ideal candidate is curious, innovative, results-oriented, and focused on executing a best in class customer experience while delivering/exceeding financial targets. An aptitude for learning combined with attention to detail will serve you well.

What You'll Do

  • Assist in managing the financial success of an Omni category by meeting sales, gross margin and inventory productivity goals
  • Communicate financial results and current trends to manager and cross-functional team on a weekly basis, and participate in meetings with knowledge of prepared materials
  • Analyze historical data, reports, and recommendations to influence the development of class/style/color level plans.
  • Own in season Open to Buy, and execute pricing actions to support of in-season and end-of-season strategies
  • Reconcile and forecast incoming receipts and identify risk or opportunity associated with shifts or fluctuations
  • Develop and maintain strong, productive relationships cross functional teams; Planning, Merchandising, Production, Inventory Strategy and Store Operations

Who You Are

  • Demonstrates logical analysis and problem solving skills, as well as strong listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Curious about process, product and the customer
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills, able to handle many projects simultaneously while effectively prioritizing workload
  • Able to learn and understand financial measurements and how to impact them
  • Able to build and maintain collaborative relationships with clear communication
  • Technology proficiency, including the ability or aptitude to learn technical applications, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • 1-2 years work or equivalent experience

Benefits at Banana Republic

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. In 2022, we were recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers and one of the Best Employers for Diversity.

Salary Range: $66,300 - $84,500 USD
Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location. We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.

US CandidatesPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.


Banana Republic is a global apparel and accessories brand focused on delivering versatile, contemporary classics, designed for today with style that endures. Through thoughtful design, Banana Republic provides a wardrobe of favorites to style and wear time and time again in new ways. Banana Republic offers fragrances, clothing, eyewear, jewelry, shoes and handbags with detailed craftsmanship and luxurious materials. Founded in San Francisco, Banana Republic is a division of leading global specialty retailer, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS). Customers may shop Banana Republic in more than 750 company-operated and franchise retail locations worldwide and online. 

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