Allocator, Temporary

rag & bone, NY - Headquarters

Effortless urban style, with expert craftsmanship

Rag & bone is currently looking for an Allocator for a temporary assignment who will responsible for the effective flow of finished goods inventory to achieve full sales potential at healthy profits with high turnover throughout the season. Success for this role includes managing to strong financials (sales, margin, inventory), understanding business on a global scale but willing to work through the smallest details by taking initiative, being curious and collaborating freely.



Allocation (warehouse and initial) and Replenishment

  • Analyze inventory trends to maximize item/store performance
  • Build pre-season allocation plans and distribute the initial quantity of each delivery
  • Recommend store specific inventory levels and executing the replenishment strategy that supports all stores being in-stock in core and fashion styles
  • Monitor merchandise availability and communicating issues proactively to the team
  • Recommend re-order quantities by SKU for replenishment items based on individual store performance
  • Manage inventory ownership in bulks
  • Update model stocks for core styles quarterly
  • Work collaboratively with the buying team to align on strategy and product assortment
  • Support cross functional team with weekly and adhoc reporting including sales recaps, forecasts and inventory positioning


Business Reporting

  • Analyze historical sales performance to identify drivers of trends that diverge from expectation
  • Understand impact of promotional strategies and pricing on sales and margin forecasts



  • Analyze selling and inventory by store-style-size for selected deliveries to stock balance within the network, between DTC channels (full price stores and outlet), between business units (retail, ecommerce, and wholesale)
  • Review MD strategies to ensure in line with margin targets



  • 1-2 years of experience in retail planning, buying, allocation, or merchandising
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Interested in an analytical track in corporate retail
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent communication skills with ability to influence, present and defend a business argument both one-on- one and in a group setting
  • Previous experience in corporate retail environment in quantitative preferred

About rag & bone

Interested in joining one of the most dynamic fashion brands in the world?

From its origins in New York in 2002, rag & bone instantaneously distinguished itself by combining British heritage with directional, modern design. Today, the brand has become synonymous with innately wearable clothing that innovatively melds classic tailoring with an edgy yet understated New York aesthetic.

Want to learn more about rag & bone? Visit https://www.rag-bone.com/