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Junior Allocations Associate

Date: Jul 31, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Fast Retailing Group

UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global Japanese retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under seven main brands: Comptoir des Cotonniers, GU, Helmut Lang, J Brand, Princesse tam.tam, Theory, and UNIQLO. With global sales of approximately 1.14 trillion yen for the 2013 fiscal year ending August 31, 2013 (US $11.62 billion, calculated in yen using the end of August 2013 rate of $1 = 98.36 yen), Fast Retailing is one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.


UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of the world's most important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts to solidify its status as a truly global brand. Today the company has a total of more than 1,200 stores in 14 markets worldwide including Japan, China, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and U.S. In addition, Grameen UNIQLO, a social business established in Bangladesh in September 2010, opened its two first stores in Dhaka in July 2013. UNIQLO operates an integrated business model under which it designs, manufactures, markets and sells high-quality, casual apparel. The company believes that truly great clothes should be supremely comfortable, feature universal designs, are of high quality and offer a superb fit to everyone who wears them.


With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and change the world, Fast Retailing is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere. For more information about UNIQLO and Fast Retailing, please visit and



JOB TITLE:            Junior Allocations Associate

LOCATION:            Torrance, CA


Position Overview:

The Junior Allocations Associate executes new item allocation for stores and balances inventory flow based on sales trends. Partnering with Merchandising Planning, they provide recommendations to drive sales and profit, and point out slow moving items before they become an inventory risk.

Job Description:

  • Plan new item allocation by coast, store type, and color to achieve ideal inventory levels to support sales.
  • Work with In-Store Merchandising Team to create ideal layout to achieve sales targets.
  • Balance inventory targets by store and by item in order to achieve ideal weeks on hand.
  • Analyze weekly sales and create action plan with merchandise planner to improve sales.
  • Plan and suggest weekly markdowns and promotions by item to increase sales or move through risk inventory.
  • Set up Store Inventory Planning System perfectly for stores to automatically allocate each item.
  • Plan weekly store to store transfers to balance inventory levels.
  • Assist with other projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • High level of experience and proficiency in Excel, specifically in an allocation capacity.
  • Proficiency in other Microsoft Office products- Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical proficiency with strong business and financial analysis skills.
  • Maintain a positive and friendly attitude and the ability to work with a variety of personalities, sometimes under intense situations.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks with a willingness to flex schedule based on needs of business.




As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Fast Retailing does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: Los Angeles || California (US-CA) || United States (US) || Experienced Professional || Corporate || UNIQLO || EX:OUT || UNIQLO ||

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles