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Retail buying : from basics to fashion

Author: Richard Clodfelter
Publisher: New York : Fairchild Books ; [S.I.] : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive text gives readers the skills and savvy needed to become successful buyers in all areas of retail. With an emphasis on developing a buying strategy, its simple and straightforward approach presents step-by-step instructions for typical buying tasks, such as identifying and understanding potential customers, creating a six-month merchandising plan, and developing sales forecasts. A vast array of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Clodfelter
ISBN: 1609012771 9781609012779
OCLC Number: 803509018
Description: xix, 546 p. : Ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Part I : Understanding the retail environment where buying occurs. Chapter 1: Today's buying environment --
Chapter 2: The buying function in retailing --
Chapter 3: Buying for different types of stores --
Part II: Getting ready to make buying decisions. Chapter 4: Obtaining assistance for making buying decisions --
Chapter 5: Understanding your customers --
Chapter 6: Understanding product trends: what customers buy --
Part III: Planning and controlling merchandise purchases. Chapter 7: Forecasting --
Chapter 8: Preparing buying plans --
Chapter 9: Developing assortment plans --
Chapter 10: Controlling inventories --
Part IV: Purchasing merchandising. Chapter 11: Selecting vendors and building partnerships --
Chapter 12: Making market visits and negotiating with vendors --
Chapter 13: Locating sources in foreign markets --
Chapter 14: Making the purchase. --
Part V: Motivating customers to buy. Chapter 15: Pricing the merchandise --
Chapter 16: Promoting the merchandise.
Responsibility: Richard Clodfelter.

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