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Introduction to Merchandising

DO YOU WANT A CAREER IN THE RETAIL INDUSTRY?

Overview

This course explores the role of a Fashion Merchandiser within a central buying office, working for a multiple retailer, department store or e-commerce business. The different components involved in successful merchandising are explained and practical merchandising exercises used to develop basic skills. The programme is suitable for people with shop floor experience and those new to the subject of merchandising.

This course will include:

  • Sales forecasting

  • Range planning

  • Seasonal calendars

  • Margin and mark-up

  • Promotions and markdowns

  • Job roles and responsibilities

On successful completion of this course you can progress to the Intermediate Merchandising 3 day course.

Introduction to Merchandising

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