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Planning Analyst – Stitch Fix

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The Merchandise Planning Analyst will be responsible for assisting the Planning team in growing the women’s apparel business. You will assist in developing and executing inventory and assortment plans based on client feedback and preferences to deliver financial goals and business strategies.

You will report to one of our talented Merchandise Planners and have exposure to our VP of Planning & Allocation as well as other senior-level members of our Merchandising team. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter and sharply analytical problem-solver with proven planning acumen and the ability to adapt to the Stitch Fix business model. 


  • Assist in managing the financial plan of a class/business group
  • Work directly with Merchandise Planner(s) on building new reports and merchandise analytics 
  • Analyze historical and current trend to identify risk and opportunities and partner with planner to develop action plan to achieve department goals
  • Recap in-season actualized sales and inventory KPIs to plan and forecast
  • Participate in development of pre-season strategy with planner and buying team
  • Find opportunities to balance size ownership 
  • Partner with the Buying team to manage liabilities with clearance and markdown strategy and execution 
  • Create buy plans for core styles and track sales performance to recommend inventory flow


  • You have either a college degree (preferably a BS in a business-related field) with 1-2 years of work experience in planning/allocation OR you have 3-5 years of planning/allocation experience/another analytical or financial field
  • You have strong problem solving and analytical skills 
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Excel and have experience in using Google Suite
  • You are passionate about the retail industry 
  • You have an understanding of retail math and merchandising financials
  • You are comfortable in a start-up environment with an “all hands on deck” mentality 
  • You can work independently as well as part of a team 
  • You communicate well within a team and cross-functionally 
  • You have excellent written and verbal skills 
  • You are flexible and can multi-task under pressure 
  • You have a bias toward action, results focused and detail oriented


  • We are a group of bright, kind people who are motivated by challenge. We value integrity, innovation and trust. You’ll bring these characteristics to life in everything you do at Stitch Fix.
  • We cultivate a community of diverse perspectives— all voices are heard and valued.
  • We are an innovative company and leverage our strengths in fashion and tech to disrupt the future of retail. 
  • We win as a team, commit to our work, and celebrate grit together because we value strong relationships.
  • We boldly create the future while keeping equity and sustainability at the center of all that we do. 
  • We are the owners of our work and are energized by solving problems through a growth mindset lens. We think broadly and creatively through every situation to create meaningful impact.
  • We offer comprehensive compensation packages and inclusive health and wellness benefits.


We’re changing the industry and bringing personal styling to every body. We believe in a service and a workplace where you can show up as your best, most authentic self. The Stitch Fix experience is not merely curated—it’s truly personalized to each client we style. We are changing the way people find what they love. We’re disrupting the future of retail with the precision of data science by combining it with human instinct to find pieces that fit our client’s unique style. This novel juxtaposition attracts a highly diverse group of talented people who are both thinkers and doers. This results in a simple, yet powerful offering to our customers and a successful, growing business serving millions of men, women and kids throughout the US and UK. We believe we are only scratching the surface and are looking for incredible people like you to help us boldly create our future. 


Our anticipated compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets, and the range below indicates the low end of the lowest-compensated market to the high end of the highest-compensated market. This position is eligible for new hire and ongoing grants of restricted stock units depending on employee and company performance. In addition, the position is eligible for medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external careers site.
Salary Range
$90,500$94,500 USD