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Intermediate Merchandising

DO YOU WANT A CAREER IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY?

Overview

This course follows on from our 'Introduction to Fashion Buying and Merchandising' and will give you the tools you need to follow either the buying pathway in your career. Through the use of up-to-date case studies, lectures and workshops this fashion buying course will explore the more complex aspects of the 'fashion buyer' function.

This course will include:

  • The role of the 'fashion buyer'

  • Preparation pre planning

  • Understanding your customer

  • Identifying demand

  • Sales analysis

  • Understanding product lifecycles

  • Pricing

  • Profit and margin control

  • Emerging Markets

  • The impact of new technology

  • Supply chain and distribution

The projects you'll be asked to undertake involve mathematical formulae therefore it's essential you have an understanding of maths to GCSE level C or equivalent.

Intermediate Merchandising

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