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Retail Intelligence Manager

Retail Intelligence Manager

Corporate Strategy
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Min. Exp.(Yrs) 
Full Time

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General Function


Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.


Help lead an emerging big data function within the Consumer Insights and Market Intelligence (CIMI) team.  This position will work at both the portfolio level and brand level to support our corporate and operating group strategic initiatives.  This role will be charged with leading initiatives that increase the company’s focus on strategic selling and fact-based decision making.  The projects led by this position will inform meaningful brand strategies, sales operations, product development, and forecasting for our family of footwear and apparel brands.  

Primary Duties

  • Help create a vision and strategy for enterprise-wide usage of internal sales data.
  • Analyze sell-in and sell-through data to inform brand teams of retail performance, assortment planning, and inventory issues.
  • Conduct geo-spatial analyses to identify trends and distribution opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain predictive models to improve performance of marketing initiatives and selling efforts.
  • Drive insights into action by synthesizing data to highlight key findings and developing reports that provide a compelling perspective on key business challenges.
  • Meet with brand teams to understand business issues and questions.
  • Maximize the value of WWW’s syndicated data subscriptions by exhibiting subject matter expertise.
  • Ensure rigorous attention to detail and quality control over data, analyses, and metrics.
  • Perform ad hoc deep dives to uncover key trends and insights.
  • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field.  Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum seven years’ experience in a sales, demand planning, or category management role.
  • Strong understanding of sales operations.
  • Passion for business reporting and analytics with demonstrated ability to use big data to influence decision making. 
  • Ability to translate research findings into actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Must develop strong relationships with business partners and cross-functional team members.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Advanced Excel skills along with proficiency in data visualization and statistical computing tools such as Tableau, R, and/or SQL.
  • Experience with Footwear and Apparel or Consumer Packaged Goods also preferred.


Open Office Environment.

Some travel required.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.


Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).