FDM 30262 Merchandising, Planning and Buying | Office of Global Education | Kent State University

FDM 30262 Merchandising, Planning and Buying

Course Name: FDM 30262 Merchandising, Planning and Buying

Description: The study of market sources, fashion buying techniques, vendor relationships, practices and approaches as a function of assortment planning and vendor selection. The student will gain an understanding of the Retail Environment where Buying Occurs, introduce basic concepts, principles and techniques used in today's merchandising roles, become familiar with the preparation involved when making the buying decision
, develop a professional vocabulary related to buying and retailing, gain an understanding of the Math used in the Retail Buying Process, become familiar with Microsoft EXCEL and gain knowledge of its use in retail calculations.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: None