Laura Canada
Laval, QC, CA
4d ago


Responsible for managing and allocating the merchandise to stores for a division. Using the merchandising system and various software technologies, the Allocation Analyst will translate the sales & inventory plan into an inventory allocation plan by store.

The Allocation Analyst will ensure optimum inventory levels in stores to maximize sales and margins.


  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration / Commerce or other related specialty is an asset.
  • Experience in retail is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of Merchandise Systems is a definite asset.
  • Ability to analyze and understand quantitative data.
  • Strong prioritization skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Bilingualism

  • Responsible for determining the ideal merchandise profile in order to meet the financial objectives of the company.
  • Reviews and analyzes weekly store performance / inventory levels; share findings and proposes actions to ensure optimum store inventories and flags issues to the Planning and Allocation Manager.
  • Develops analysis tools in partnership with other departments to ensure store needs are fulfilled and all processes are efficient.
  • Allocates new arrivals based on the assortment plans, sales trends and store needs.
  • Reviews styles performance on a weekly basis and reacts as needed.
  • Ensures reserve quantities are allocated through the automated replenishment system.
  • Reviews transfer opportunities for in season products and executes accordingly in a timely and cost efficient manner taking into consideration store capacity.
  • Supports specialized store assortments (space, weather, sizing, volume, etc.).
  • Attends monthly meetings with Planning and Allocation Manager to review collection in order to ensure that assortment is planned and allocated as per Planning and Allocation Manager’s vision.

  • Benefit from a competitive total compensation program.
  • Enjoy a 50% off discount card valid on all Laura and Melanie Lyne styles.
  • Recharge your batteries with paid vacation time and floater days.
  • Enjoy our summer hours (half-day Fridays), and get to leave an hour early on Fridays the rest of the year.
  • Benefit from our employee referral program, offering a significant monetary reward for the right candidate.
  • Parking provided on site.
  • We are truly humbled that you can see yourself working in the role and appreciate your application. We’ll reach out directly to those we’d like to meet for an interview.


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