PSOF

1030

Introduction to Fashion Retailing and Buying

Parsons School of Design: Fashion

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Fashion Retailing and Buying

Spring 2022

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 retailer

Open to: University undergraduates. Pre-requisite: None.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Fashion (PSOF)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 16

Add/Drop Deadline: February 6, 2022 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 17, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every five 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: 4:56am 10/22/2021 EDT

Fashion Retailing and Buying

Fall 2021

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 retailer

Open to: University undergraduates. Pre-requisite: None.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Fashion (PSOF)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 16

Add/Drop Deadline: September 13, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 21, 2021 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five 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: 4:57am 10/22/2021 EDT