Analyze and track inventory for a key product line at lululemon to assist with future planning for sales
At lululemon, we’re excited to give you a glimpse into the work our Merchandising team does on the daily. You’ll obtain the skills needed to work on a creative team and begin your career.
lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we’re in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.
Through this job simulation, you’ll experience the process of creating an on-order log, creating a line sheet, forecast full-price sales and analyze competitor products.
What’s in it for you?
A program you can complete all on your own time, at your own pace, anywhere.A certificate of completion from lululemon that can be used to show your new planning skills.Gain work experience to put you above your peers in the job search.See if lululemon is the right workplace environment fit for you!
This program is self-paced. It takes approximately 3 – 3.5 hours to complete.
Create an On-Order Log
Using purchase order data, create an on-order log by location
- Data Analysis
- Critical Thinking
- Pivot Tables
Using the on-order log, create a visual representation of the data at the SKU level
- Assortment Planning
- SKU Count
- In-Store Merchandising
Practice applying a sell-through at the style level to forecast full price sales and vice versa
- Basic Math
- Financial Planning
Analyze competitor products and strategies and deliver a readout of your findings
- Critical Thinking
- Market Research