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The NPD Group | Bentonville, AR
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Job Description

Learn and work on meaningful initiatives with some of the best and brightest in the market research industry. The NPD Group provides the world's most successful brands with leading market research, combining consumer and retail point-of-sale data with analytic solutions to interpret today's market trends while anticipating tomorrow's. In addition, we offer a career filled with innovation and growth to the forward-thinking problem solvers who join our team.

Position Overview

You're a passionate, dynamic, and highly motivated individual who's looking for an opportunity to have an impact on some of the most well-known companies in the world. This integral member of the commercial team will report directly to NPD's Walmart Director. If you enjoy working with clients to influence their business decisions by digging into the data and finding a story to tell, this job is for you.

The ideal candidate will be competent in managing their time and activities. Candidates must possess a "can-do" perspective in their professional attitude. They will be detail oriented and demonstrate a strong work ethic. They will be comfortable presenting actionable and impactful insights to retail merchants.

The Walmart Business Analyst supports the onsite Apparel & Home customer facing team. Your position is to analyze trends within the Apparel & Home sectors by providing omnichannel insights through data across our portfolio of consumer and POS market research products supplied to Walmart and Walmart.com.

This position is located on site at Walmart in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Overall Responsibilities:

* Point person for insights development as requests come from the merchandising, marketing and consumer insights teams at Walmart and walmart.com.
* Primary support role for the Walmart Account Managers/Director, who are responsible for the customer relationships, by conducting specific data pulls, developing insights from the data, and other analytical support.
* Role not only provides data but successfully packages the data for client delivery and presentation.
* There will be opportunities to present your own findings and insights directly to the client.
* Key enabler for NPD management through data pulls, analytical support and presentation development.
* May participate in customer training on NPD data tools and in the application and use of POS and consumer data.


* 3-5 years experience in data analysis, market research or equivalent.
* Strong analytical and data management skills.
* Preferred experience working on customer team supporting merchandising or marketing roles.
* POS syndicated data background preferred.
* Consumer research knowledge preferred.
* Experience with longitudinal data preferred.
* Familiar with Retail Math.
* Manages projects to completion with an eye towards problem solving.
* Self-motivated.
* Strong project planning and management skills.
* Strong in all MS Office products. (Strong Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
* Limited travel (less than 5%).
* BA/BS or equivalent. MBA or Strong Internship experience preferred.
* Apparel & Home (Apparel, Footwear, Accessories, Housewares, Small Appliances, Home Textiles) experience preferred.

The NPD Group, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

About The NPD Group

The NPD Group provides global information and advisory services to drive better business decisions.  By combining unique data assets with unmatched industry expertise, we help our clients track their markets, understand consumers, and drive profitable growth.  Sectors covered include automotive, beauty, consumer electronics, entertainment, fashion, food / foodservice, home, luxury, mobile, office supplies, sports, technology, toys, and video games.  For more information, visit www.npd.com and npdgroupblog.com.  Follow us on Twitter: @npdgroup.