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Boscov's Department Store, LLC Merchandise Allocator/ Planner in Reading, Pennsylvania

Merchandise Allocator/ Planner

Work LocationReading Mall

Store Address4500 Perkiomen Ave, Reading, PA. 19606

Schedule StatusFull Time

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Boscov’s Merchandise Allocator

Job Responsibilities

As a member of the merchant team, the Merchandise Allocator will coordinate with the Merchants on the many functions of the buying office area.

Additional responsibilities of the Allocator include:

  • Develop and propose actionable strategies to maximize efficiency of stock to drive sales

  • Partner with multiple merchants on the development of pre-season plans and quarterly forecasts

  • Management of replenishment system through creation and maintenance of model stocks

  • Working with the buyers to evaluate assortment performance for additions or deletions to the replenishment system merchandise

Job Requirements

Successful candidates for the Allocator role should have the ability to work with our merchants to assist in business analysis to maximize sales.

Additional requirements of the Allocator include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related experience

  • Prior retail allocation experience or equivalent retail experience

  • Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Hyperion, Arthur Planning, and JDA

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Ability to work cohesively in a team environment; Consistently looking for ways to improve processes and share those ideas with team


At Boscov’s, we value our employees, and that’s why we provide a competitive compensation and benefits package. As a member of our merchant team, you will be eligible to receive:

  • Competitive starting rate

  • Weekly Pay

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental

  • Paid Vacations and Personal days

  • Liberal Employee Discounts

  • Much More!

Work where people love to shop!

Equal Opportunity Employer