Merchandise management ebook,lecture notes,pdf download for MBA students


Mar 12, 2015
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Hi Guys,

I am sharing with you this excellent ebook on Merchandise management in PDF format. This ebook is highly recommended for MBA or management students.I will also share the lecture notes on this subject. The course content in this book is as follows:

Merchandise management

Product and Merchandise Management

Introduction; Product Management; Brand Management in Retailing; Merchandise Management; Concentrating Factors.

Types of suppliers

Types of Suppliers; Criteria for the Selection of Suppliers; Category Management; Merchandise Management Planning in Various Retail Segments.

Merchandise Management Assortment

Merchandise Management Process; Forecasting Sales; Developing an Assortment Plan; Determine Variety and Assortment; Setting Inventory and Product Availability Levels, Indian Retail Scope.

Merchandise Planning System

Staple Merchandise Management System; Fashion Merchandise Management System; Open-to Buy System, Allocating merchandise to stores.

Buying Merchandise

Brand Alternatives; Buying National-Brand Merchandise; Buying Private-Label Merchandise, Strategic Relationship; Building Partnering Relationships.

Financial Merchandise Management

Inventory Valuation: The Cost and Retail Methods of Accounting; Merchandise Forecasting and Budgeting; Unit Control System; Financial Inventory Control.

Pricing the merchandise in Retail

Pricing Objective and Policies; Interaction between a Retailer's Pricing ,Basic Markup Formulas; Markdown Management.


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