3.00 credits

(4,0,0) hrs

15 wks

This course teaches students to develop strategies and skills to be successful retail buyers and merchants. Students will apply both quantitative and qualitative methods to devise buying plans for fashion and hard line categories. What to buy, when to buy, from whom to buy, and how much to buy for specific retail formats including digital and traditional bricks and mortar. Up to the minute retail developments will be discussed and applied to course learning outcomes.