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Intermediate buying and Merchandising

DO YOU WANT A CAREER IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY?

Overview

This 5 day course provides a more in-depth study of the practical realities of Buying and Merchandising in the fashion retail business. The components of successful Buying and Merchandising functions are explored and specific areas examined. If you are looking to develop or progress your career in buying or merchandising then this course is ideal for you.

To undertake the course you should have successfully completed the Introduction to Buying and Merchandising course or have relevant experience in head office environment in an administrative role (MAA or BAA). Experience of working with EXCEL is essential as the course includes working with mathematical formulae and calculations.

This course will include:

Merchandising Module

  • 3 day Sales budgeting

  • Range planning

  • OTB

  • WSSI

  • Critical path

  • Allocation

  • Applications in e-retail

  • Interactive exercise

Buying Module

  • 2 day module customer profiling 

  • Buying opportunities

  • Analysing trends

  • Fashion forecasting

  • Product selection

  • Sourcing

  • Omni - channel retail and the future of Buyin

Intermediate buying and Merchandising

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