9780132724142

Fundamentals of Merchandising Math and Retail Buying

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132724142

  • ISBN10:

    0132724146

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-11-23
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Bridging the gap between current merchandising math textbooks and retail buying textbooks,  The Fundamentals of Retail Buying with Merchandising Mathincorporates both buying philosophies and merchandising math. The text's problem-based method of learning incorporates questions and problems that train the reader to thinklike a buyer and encourage group collaboration and critical thinking. Simulated exercises mimic real-life buying responsibilities. Additionally, the order of the chapters and content within each chapter mimic the training of an assistant buyer in a corporate buying office.  Providing a full, broad view of the retail buyer's role, the text also includes the key merchandising math formulae that is the basis of all retail buying analysis. 

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: FORMULAS AND BASIC PRINCIPLES

Introduction: Getting Started

Chapter One: Sales and Percent Change

Chapter Two: Percent to Total

Chapter Three: Sell Thru

Chapter Four: Stock-to-Sales Analysis

Chapter Five: Markup & Markdowns

 

UNIT 2: MANAGING THE BUSINESS

Chapter Six: Purchase Orders

Chapter Seven: The Six Month Merchandise Plan

Chapter Eight: Profit & Loss Statement

Chapter Nine: Cooperative Advertising

 

UNIT 3: PRIORITIZING AND NEGOTIATING

Chapter Ten: Buying Simulations

Chapter Eleven: End-of-Season Negotiations

Chapter Twelve: Monday Morning Reports (Sales)

Chapter Thirteen: Monday Morning Reports (Markdowns)

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