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Allocator, Retail


New York, NY, US

Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.

Coach is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.


Primary Purpose: The Allocator is responsible for effectively managing inventory levels to support Coach’s overall North America Retail sales and inventory plans for Men’s Leather Goods and Ready to Wear. The Allocation team is highly collaborative and partners closely with a variety of cross functional teams. This is a great opportunity for an individual with outstanding analytical and communication skills, who is strategic, motivated and systems-savvy.

The successful individual will…

  • Allocate, analyze and manage inventory levels at both distribution and store levels by effectively utilizing appropriate strategies to impact the financial success of selected departments.
  • Compile weekly reporting and develop thorough knowledge of store, district, and regional level performance through extensive data analysis
  • Collaborate and partner closely with Buyers on distribution strategies to drive sales, gross margin, and mitigate any inventory risk in season.
  • Work with cross functional partners to manage inventory, identify issues and recommend solutions regarding each floorset launch
  • Create multi-level quarterly investment strategy with recommendations based on historical performance to influence future buys
  • Manage and recommend replenishment inventory quantities, monthly shipment reflows by department and DC shipment plans.
  • Manage inventory positioning for E-commerce website
  • Coordinate communication to CFT & field on product availability, transfers, consolidations and re-ticketing
  • Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency and accuracy of information, share best practices and maximize systems knowledge. Assist in the on-boarding of new hires.

Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-KS1 Visit Coach at

Req ID:  57981

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