PSOF
1030

Introduction to Fashion Retailing and Buying

Parsons School of Design: School of Fashion

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Fashion Retailing and Buying
Fall 2024
Taught By: Marie Driscoll
Section: A

CRN: 12278

Credits: 3

This course focuses on the functions and structures of fashion retail while evaluating the rapid technological changes impacting the ways consumers interact with fashion brands and the way retailers structure their business. You will learn about developing trends and strategies in fashion retail including mobile, social and integrated commerce; big data and the use of analytic methods; and the social and environmental responsibility of the retail industry. Students will also gain an understanding of merchandise planning and management (buying, sourcing and allocating), pricing, location, promotional strategies, human resource management, store design, experience and layout, customer service, retail financials and operating metrics, and the international movement of fashion retailers.

Open to: All University undergraduate degree students.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Fashion (SOF)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 16

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Waitlist*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:02pm EDT 4/19/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 8/28/2024 - 12/4/2024
Fashion Retailing and Buying
Fall 2024
Taught By: Marie Driscoll
Section: B

CRN: 17229

Credits: 3

This course focuses on the functions and structures of fashion retail while evaluating the rapid technological changes impacting the ways consumers interact with fashion brands and the way retailers structure their business. You will learn about developing trends and strategies in fashion retail including mobile, social and integrated commerce; big data and the use of analytic methods; and the social and environmental responsibility of the retail industry. Students will also gain an understanding of merchandise planning and management (buying, sourcing and allocating), pricing, location, promotional strategies, human resource management, store design, experience and layout, customer service, retail financials and operating metrics, and the international movement of fashion retailers.

Open to: All University undergraduate degree students.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Fashion (SOF)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 16

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2024 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2024 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Waitlist*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:02pm EDT 4/19/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Friday
Times: 4:00pm - 6:40pm
Building: TBD
Room: TBD
Date Range: 8/26/2024 - 12/15/2024
Fashion Retailing and Buying
Spring 2024
Taught By: Marie Driscoll
Section: A

CRN: 11785

Credits: 3

This course focuses on the functions and structures of fashion retail while evaluating the rapid technological changes impacting the ways consumers interact with fashion brands and the way retailers structure their business. You will learn about developing trends and strategies in fashion retail including mobile, social and integrated commerce; big data and the use of analytic methods; and the social and environmental responsibility of the retail industry. Students will also gain an understanding of merchandise planning and management (buying, sourcing and allocating), pricing, location, promotional strategies, human resource management, store design, experience and layout, customer service, retail financials and operating metrics, and the international movement of fashion retailers.

Open to: All University undergraduate degree students. Pre-requisite: None.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Fashion (SOF)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 16

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:02pm EDT 4/19/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm
Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave
Room: 622
Date Range: 1/24/2024 - 5/8/2024