Apparel Merchandising / Interior Design | Principles of Merchandising
H315 | 0525 | Shaffer

Meeting Day and Time: T, R, 1-2:15
Course Description and Content

An examination of the contemporary retail
environment as it relates to basic  merchandising
principles, the current organizational structures
within a retail environment and introductory
profit computations and analysis is studied.

Required Texts and Readings

Fairchild-Mathematics for Retail Buying, 5th edition

Readings from Women's Wear Daily as well as other
supplemental materials that relate to course topics
will be assigned as deemed necessary by the instructor.

Outline Course Requirements

Course evaluation is based on tests, quizzes and
discussions of current readings applicable to
merchandising principles.