The Real World Guide to Fashion Selling and Management

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-05-15
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books

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Proper selling is professional, ethical and plays a vital role in the success of any business. The Real World Guide to Fashion Selling and Management explores the proven real-world principles of personal selling, customer relationships and sales management. The second edition is updated to reflect the latest sales methods and addresses the digital world as it applies to the sales activity. The use of social media, content marketing and time management tools are key elements covered in this revised edition. Sherman and Perlman outline the essentials required for success in the industry: how salespeople define and locate their markets, the importance of developing and maintaining relationships with clients, techniques for top-notch sales presentations, basic professional do's and don'ts, dynamic "behind the label" success stories, and how to anticipate—not just keep up with—today's global marketplace.

New to this Edition:
- Expanded to cover professional selling in retail beyond fashion
- New sections on Business-to-Consumer (B2C) retail sales management
- New chapter digital and social media in sales including
- Covers top sales management strategies and software tools, and how they can be used to increase productivity and time management Emphasizes how to find a job, networking, and building relationships

Instructor's Guide available

Author Biography

Gerald J. Sherman is co-founder and partner of Sherman & Perlman, LLC, USA, a public relations and integrated marketing company. He has held adjunct teaching positions at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, Miami International University of Art and Design in Miami, Florida and at Johnson and Wales University, College of Business, North Miami, Florida, USA.

Sar S. Perlman is a veteran writer and journalist whose more than 100 articles have appeared in national and regional publications such as Car and Driver, Power and Motoryacht, Art and Antiques, Wildlife Art, Millionaire, Boca Raton, Florida International, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, and others. He is a partner at Sherman & Perlman, LLC, USA, a public relations and integrated marketing company.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Selling Isn't a Dirty Word
Chapter 2 The Characteristics of Successful Salespeople and Sales Managers
Chapter 3 Retail Sales and Management
Chapter 4 Business-to-Business Selling
Chapter 5 Getting to the Sale
Chapter 6 Selling Yourself
Chapter 7 The Sales Presentation
Chapter 8 Follow-Through and Relationship Development
Chapter 9: Digital and Social Media in Sales (New Chapter)
Chapter 10 Managing a B2B Sales Force
Chapter 11 Training and Tools
Chapter 12 Measuring Productivity
Chapter 13 Organizational Structure and Interaction
Chapter 14 Adapting to Change in the
Chapter 15 The Global Marketplace
Resources for the Reader

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