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Fashion Buying & Merchandising: Buying Techniques

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London View more Retail Buying courses
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Fashion Buying & Merchandising: Buying Techniques:

This course is a follow-on from 'Introduction to fashion buying and merchandising'. If you have a good understanding of buying or merchandising, or may be you are already working in a buying office position then this course is for you. Through the use of up-to-date case studies, lectures and workshops you will explore the more complex aspects of the buying and merchandising functions.

The course will include:

  • The role of the European buyer in the world market
  • Emerging markets and how to cope with them
  • Supplier/retailer relationships
  • Supplier evaluation and comparison
  • International competitive advantage
  • Range planning
  • Stock control
  • Distribution channels
  • Wholesale and mail-order
  • Sales/stock records
  • The impact of new technology
  • Controlling margins
  • Budget allocations
  • Price points and mark-downs
  • Stock turn and profitability

This course is the second in the series of our 'Fashion buying and merchandising' short courses. Once you've completed this course you might consider moving onto our advanced level 'Fashion buying and merchandising 3' course for a more in-depth understanding of the subject area.

Additional entry requirements

Learners should have completed the beginners level course or have equivalent experience.

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Start Date: Sat 16th November 2019
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Location:

London, W1G 0BJ, London, WC1V 7EY, Westminster, W1G 0BJ

Time:

10:00am - 5:00pm, 6:30am - 9:00am, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Duration:

2 days, 5 weeks

Attendance:

Full time, Part time evening, Part-time

Qualification:

Certificate of Attendance

Level:

Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

From: £325

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