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Merchandise Pricing Analyst

Job Description

We have a great opportunity available in our Merchandise Pricing Department as a Merchandise Pricing Analyst at The Pep Boys Store Support Center located in Philadelphia, PA. This position is responsible for monitoring and revising merchandise prices to ensure that prices are properly set and maintained within the corporate parameters established for a specified product category or product categories so as to achieve established financial goals for a specific item and/or category.


  • Review category pricing according to a pre-determined schedule, or according to an identified need.

  • Collect competitive pricing information from external sources and maintain a pricing database.

  • Utilize existing analysis tools to create customized category price analyses.

  • Develop pricing scenarios and determine feasibility of new pricing structures.

  • Present and explain re-pricing proposals to category managers.

  • Facilitate the approval process for merchandise price and/or cost changes.

  • Ensure that pricing strategies comply with corporate merchandise pricing goals.

  • Actively participate in the management of promotional pricing.

  • Work with stores to resolve price related issues.

Job Requirements

  • College degree in business, economics, statistics or a related field preferred.
  • 0-2 years experience in a retail environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to provide follow-up research when necessary.
  • Strong math aptitude and ability to understand components of financial analysis.
  • Superior oral communication skills and ability to interact well with people in all levels of management.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively gather information from various internal and external sources.
  • Ability to handle a variety of responsibilities and manage time accordingly.

Job Snapshot

Post Date 8/11/2014
Location Philadelphia, PA
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Inventory, Retail
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 0 to 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Retail, Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts
Required Travel Not Specified
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