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Senior Planner

Job Description

The Cato Corporation, a leading specialty retailer of value-priced women’s fashion apparel with corporate offices located in Charlotte, North Carolina, operates three concepts: Cato, It’s Fashion and Versona Accessories. The Company has over 1,300 stores throughout the United States and a diverse workforce of approximately 10,000 associates. The Company’s stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “CATO".


Cato is seeking an experienced Senior Planner.  This position is responsible for working with merchandising staff to develop, execute and communicate strategic merchandise financial plans and strategies that support the merchandising, and financial objectives of a division; analyzing historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities; monitoring and evaluating Open-to-Buy weekly; preparing reports and actionable business analysis as needed.

Job Requirements

Requirements include 3-5 years experience in merchandise planning and allocation; technical knowledge in systems including JDA Planning and Excel; strong analytical skills; and attention to detail. Prior experience in a specialty retail organization along with excellent managerial/leadership skills.


The Cato Corporation offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including Medical/Dental/Life Insurance package, 401(K) Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending Plan, Stock Purchase Plan and more!  Please send resume, including salary history to:  The Cato Corporation, Attn:  Recruitment, PO Box 34216, Charlotte, NC  28234.  Fax to (704) 551-7246 or email to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].  EOE/Drug Testing

Job Snapshot

Post Date 7/25/2014
Location Charlotte, NC
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Retail, Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation Yes
Industry Retail
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID Sr Planner
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