Introduction to Fashion Buying and Merchandising
This fashion buying course will help you to make that leap forward into the fast paced world of fashion retail
The merchandiser or planner within a fashion retailer, is responsible for getting products in the right store, at the right time and in the right quantities. This requires working closely with the buying teams, so they can accurately forecast sales, manage budgets, plan stock levels and monitor performance...
Taught by: Malcolm Newbery.
The merchandiser or planner within a fashion retailer, is responsible for getting products in the right store, at the right time and in the right quantities. This requires working closely with the buying teams, so they can accurately forecast sales, manage budgets, plan stock levels and monitor performance. This course is an ideal follow on from our ‘Fashion Buying’ and will give you the tools you need to follow the merchandising pathway in your career. It will also be suitable for those who have already started in the role, but want to understand best practice.
The course will include:
You will receive a copy of James Clark’s book Fashion Merchandising: Principles and Practice
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.
This course is one of the second in the series of our 'Fashion Buying & Merchandising' short courses. Once you've completed this course you might consider moving onto 'Fashion Buying & Merchandising: Buying Techniques'.
Intermediate. You should have completed the beginners level course or have equivalent experience.
|Beginner Level ||Intermediate Level||Advanced Level|
|Introduction to Fashion Buying and Merchandising||Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Buying Techniques||Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Advanced|
|Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Merchandising Techniques|
|Fashion Buying & Merchandising: Intensive|
|Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Luxury Brands|
|Fashion Buying and Merchandising: Further Skills|
Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.
In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class: