• Retail Allocator

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-South Plainfield
    Retail Planning
  • Overview

    Since 1975, TUMI has been creating world-class business and travel essentials, designed to upgrade, uncomplicate, and beautify all aspects of life on the move. Blending flawless functionality with a spirit of ingenuity, we’re committed to empowering journeys as a lifelong partner to movers and makers in pursuit of their passions. Designed in America, for Global Citizens everywhere. The brand is sold globally in over 75 countries through more than 1,900 points of sale. For more about TUMI, visit www.TUMI.com.


    Brand Detail: 


    Our standards are exceptional, and we stand by everything we do.


    We treat our products, people and clientele with the total dedication they deserve.


    When it comes to forward thinking, we are foremost.


    We are all Global Citizens and look to contribute to a global community.


    Each of us is empowered to create personal and collective progress.


    The Retail Allocator has the responsibility to work with the Allocation Manager to oversee all aspects of inventory levels and pricing in all Tumi Retail Full Price stores, both in the U.S.


    • Run daily retail store replenishment orders for both US Full Price stores.  Adjust order quantities as needed.
    • Conduct daily/weekly inventory review through data pulls to analyze trends, monitor new launch sales, and develop immediate action plan to support the business.
    • Conduct regular model review at the sku/store level to maintain appropriate inventory levels according to turn and sales objectives.  As needed, review stock in stores and coordinate rebalance of inventories.
    • Analyze prior sale results to strategically plan merchandise support for events and sale periods in full price and outlet stores.
    • Using comparable stores, plan opening levels for new locations, execute orders and track to ensure maximum fill rate.  Determine rebalance needs and execute prior to opening.
    • Participate in regular local store visits.
    • Do write-up for weekly store newsletter to communicate new launches and communicate inventory out-of-stocks to stores.
    • Load all price changes, including end-of-season markdowns and monthly and occostional promotional changes in full price stores stores.  Review new product to ensure accurate pricing prior to launch.
    • Attend meetings which include Weekly Product Performance Review and department staff meetings.
    • Additional projects as needed including report development and system testing.




    Strong analytical, financial planning, and problem solving skills, Strong retail math skills.

    • Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.
    • Strong technical aptitude, including advanced competency in Microsoft Excel and ability to quickly master new applications and systems.
    • Exceptional quantitative analytical skills, but also the ability to make qualitative assessments of past performance, current issues, and expected trends.
    • Team oriented individual; with initiative and capability to work independently .
    • Ability to work in a dynamic environment, managing multiple work/projects with tight deadlines.
    • Pro-active with a mind set at anticipating and troubleshooting problems.


    TUMI encourages individual growth in pursuit of achieving corporate goals. Your commitment to the team will be recognized through competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits programs.


    TUMI is an equal opportunity employer.

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