Allocation Analyst

The Cato Corporation, a leading specialty retailer of value-priced women’s fashion apparel with corporate offices located in Charlotte, North Carolina, operates three concepts: Cato, It’s Fashion and Versona.  The Company has over 1,300 stores throughout the United States and a diverse workforce of approximately 10,000 associates.  The Company’s stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “CATO”.


Cato is seeking individuals who are looking to start an exciting career in Merchandising.  

Job Requirements:

As an Allocation Analyst, you will be trained to evaluate store performance and analyze sales trends by location to maximize sales and profitability.  The Allocation Analyst creates monthly allocation strategies, identifies and responds to risks and opportunities by store, and is responsible for ensuring that stores have the proper assortment to achieve sales plan. This position works closely with buying, planning and store operations making it a vital role to the company’s success. 


Position Requirements:

- Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred or 2+ years retail experience

- Strong analytical and organizational skills

- Ability to communicate effectively among various levels of management

- Working knowledge of Word and Excel a plus


To express your interest in this career opportunity, please submit your resume and salary requirements to:  The Cato Corporation, Attn:  Recruitment, PO Box 34216, Charlotte, NC  28234, Fax to (704) 551-7246 or Email to  EOE/Drug Testing

Full time
Salary Range
$52,000.00 - 92,000.00
per Year
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Charlotte, NC 28273, US
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