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A Multi-Channel Approach
Published: JAN 29, 2015
This comprehensive text focuses on the fashion segment of the retail industry. It begins with a broad overview of fashion retailing, then focuses on on-site and off-site environments, management and control functions, merchandising fashion products, and ends with communicating with and servicing the clientele. In this new edition, the authors focus on the globalization of the retail industry with emphasis on US retail expansion into foreign markets as well as global brands’ proposed expansion into the US market. This edition has been extensively updated to include current trends including sustainable fashion, the growth of the multi-cultural market, and the impact of new technology and e-commerce. With many engaging photographs and examples to illustrate the concepts, Fashion Retailing is ideal for learning the fundamentals of global fashion retailing and the basic business concepts involved.
New to this Edition:
~All new Chapter 17 on Communicating to Customers Through Electronic Media
~New Happening Now feature in each chapter covers the latest retailing methods with such items as The Growth of Mobile Commerce, Gap's overseas explosion in Latin American Countries, and J. Crew’s global push, among many others
~Full color insert featuring the entire photo program in vibrant color
~Instructor’s Guide \provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom, supplemental assignments, and lecture notes.
~A new Test Bank includes more than 350 questions featuring true/false, multiple choice, short answer or essay questions and midterm and final exam questions.
~PowerPoint® presentations include images from the book and provide a framework for lecture and discussion
Published: JAN 30, 2013
The World of Fashion is the essential source for students who want to understand the fashion industry. Starting with an introduction to the history of fashion and its evolving role within the global marketplace, each chapter focuses on an aspect of the industry, from consumer behavior and fashion trends to textiles, product development, manufacturing, and merchandising. Each chapter has been fully updated to include new information and updated artwork. Fashion history has been updated to include current events and an added discussion of portfolio preparation provides complete coverage of careers in fashion. Unique chapters on the multicultural consumer and outsourcing fashion design, production, and management plus coverage of important industry trends such as social responsibility, eco-consciousness, social networking reflect the current state of the fashion industry.
Published: MAR 17, 2011
Retail Advertising and Promotion explores how today’s retailers can effectively reach their existing customers while also attracting and retaining new ones. The only advertising book that focuses specifically on the retail industry, it covers historical perspectives, ethics, regulations, and current trends while featuring practical information on planning and budgeting and advice on how to work with advertising agencies. All forms of advertising media are covered, from newspapers and magazines to television, radio, outdoor advertising, and the Internet. The book also discusses promotional tools such as special events, visual merchandising, and public relations, providing students with all they need to coordinate successful advertising and promotional initiatives on behalf of a retail business. Instructors, contact your Sales Representative for access to Instructor’s Materials.
Published: MAR 23, 2009
Retailing in the Twenty-First Century introduces students to the field of retailing with the most current retailing principles and practices. This comprehensive text covers such current shifts as retailers expanding into overseas markets and others repositioning themselves to respond to the latest merchandising and management trends. More and more retailers are reconsidering their customer bases and are focusing on multicultural consumer segments instead of merely relying on the "one size fits all" philosophy of the past. It is vital that both those already in the field and students who will soon enter the field be aware of the retailing principles and practices covered in this textbook.