Planner Excel Tools (Payless Headquarters)

Ben Buie | 5/16/13

I was promoted quickly at Payless to a planner role in the International Athletics Department. In addition to my responsibilities of planning and buying shoes, I redesigned almost every excel tool that international planners used. One tool in particular took massive amounts of data and summarized it in easy-to-use charts and graphs. This allowed planners Read More >>

Analyst Excel Tools

Ben Buie | 5/16/13

I worked for a year at Payless Headquarters as an Analyst and built several tools to automate repetitive tasks and/or give myself and my peers more actionable information from the mass of data we had to deal with. One in particular, the Promo Tracker Tool, helped analysts, throughout Payless Merchandising, track ad inventory by giving Read More >>

Analyst And Planner

Ben Buie | 5/16/13

Skills: Analysis, Planning, Big Data, Team Dynamics I worked in the Kids Athletics Department on a team which achieved over $236 million in sales from the time I started till I was promoted. I helped drive $93 million of that revenue and was directly responsible for allocating $88 million dollars of inventory to minimize markdowns Read More >>