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Merchandise Planner

Merchandise Planner

Requisition ID 
Finance and Accounting

Company Overview

Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 14,500 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day.  We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do!  At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

Job Details

  1. Assist Merchandise Planning Managers with the creation of Channel (Store) Sales and Inventory plans
  2. Perform all ad hoc reporting and analysis for sales, margin, receipt and inventory opportunities and risks at the Store/ Department or Class level
  3. Use of the Channel Clustering Intellect tool to provide Sales opportunity analysis
  4. Perform Same Store Sales analysis at the Department or Class level to help identify sales trends
  5. Assist Merchandise Planning Managers with the creation of Product level plans.


  • Strong Excel or spreadsheet skills, strong analytical skills, organizational skills, good communication skills (both verbal and written), flexible, team player, customer driven.
  • Knowledge of basic merchandising and marketing principles.
  • Knowledge of analytical and planning principles for a retail business; knowledge of merchandise planning process a plus.
  • Knowledge of analytical and planning systems and tools such as ARTHUR Enterprise Suite.


Work Experience/Education:

Bachelors degree preferably in business, retail, or marketing plus 2 to 3 year of administrative or analytical experience in a marketing or merchandising department in a large retail corporation.

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