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Acosta Sales & Marketing Retail Analyst (CPG) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota


At Acosta, we work with major consumer brands (CPG). We develop innovative retailer solutions based on consumer and shopper insights to drive goals and objectives.

We are seeking a dynamic Retail Analyst to support our Target team. Ideally 2-3 years of Target experience is preferred & knowledge of POL and/or MerchIQ.

You will provide analysis and supporting recommendations to our Client Development Team.


  • Provide analysis and recommendations for the Target team

  • Organizes and analyzes data from available data sources to support retail reporting, projects and initiatives.

  • Manage deliverables and requests for assigned clients to include new item, coverage, merchandising objectives, voids/chronic out of stocks, and other client projects.

  • As assigned, create analysis, recommendations and presentations to support retail initiatives and projects.

  • As assigned, develop standard templates, scorecards and benchmarking capability across customer teams and region.

  • As assigned, deliver retail analysis presentations to both internal and external contacts.

  • Provide support and recommendations for improvements to tools and information used within retail analytics.

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned


  • 2-3 years of Target experience preferred.

  • Must have 2 year degree or equivalent experience in retail analysis (or previous experience as an Analyst). Specific knowledge of Database systems (SQL Server, PostgreSQL), Web Programming Languages (Javascript, HTML, PHP) for use in creating reports and presenting data.

  • Must be computer literate with a degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications including spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, e-mail, database management.

  • Must be able to make presentations coupled with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Work State US-MN-Minneapolis | US-MN-Eden Prairie

Job ID 2020-168061

Work City Minneapolis

PCN 229301

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Work Zip 55441