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Internal training to become a Merchandise Planner

Would you like to become a Merchandise Planner but you don't quite have the right experience or education? No problem! You can start with us as a "Planner in Training". Under the guidance of an experienced Planner you learn the profession step by step and the great thing is that you still get paid for it. We really only have things we ask of you: You have to love numbers as much as you love Fashion and you are enthusiastic when reading the description below:

First let's see if we fit together! We are America Today, inspired by the American lifestyle. Our mission is to be relevant and always with a big smile. We go for sustainable fashion because there is no planet B. We are not followers but true to ourselves. Our collection? From street to campus and the sports field. Vintage items such as Baseball Jackets, Denim, Chinos, Sweats and tees get a modern edge. But also comfortable loungewear. And what do you think? Do you fit in with us?

Would you like to work with young enthusiastic colleagues in an informal, dynamic retail organization? Do you want to be data-driven and identify and develop commercial opportunities for the business? Do you like to convince colleagues of the results of your analyses? Welcome to the America Today Planning Team!

As a merchandise planner you are part of the team with Buyers & Designers. You are responsible for several product groups. You develop the strategic vision into a financial merchandise plan. You draw up the purchasing budget and together with purchasing you are responsible for managing and optimizing turnover, margin and stock. The WSSI tool you use for this is key. In addition, a number of tools have recently been put into use that are based on machine learning demand forecast and that will be further developed by your input. Together with Buying, you identify opportunities and developments in the market and respond to them. You report to the Planning Manager.

A day @ America Today

  • Setting up seasonal and annual plans based on strategic plans;
  • Pre and In-season forecasting in the fields of Sales, Stock, Discounts and Margin;
  • Open to buy management;• Assortment analysis and planning;
  • Option planning linked to store capacity;• Numerical contribution to business plan;
  • Identifying and initiating commercial opportunities and/or problems within a collection in close cooperation and consultation with Buying;
  • Optimizing stock availability;
  • Stock management of seasonal and NOS collection.


  • You are astute with numbers;
  • You love Fashion;
  • You have an interest in analysis and attention to detail;
  • You are an effective communicator;
  • You are assertive and ambitious.

We offer you training to become a planner. It is a varied job in the fashion industry where you can fully express your entrepreneurship. The informal atmosphere at our modern head office with bar, relaxed courtyard, gym and not to forget delicious lunches. We currently adopt a hybrid model of office/home working. Upload your CV & motivation letter and become part of America Today!

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