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Retail Buying

From Basics to Fashion

6th Edition

Richard Clodfelter

Published: MAR 08, 2018

"The best retail buying book available. It combines concepts with actual calculations. This provides you with a better understanding of the topics." Katherine Annette Burnsed, University of South Carolina, USA

Learn the skills needed to become a successful buyer in any area of retail. The book has step-by-step instructions for typical buying tasks, such as identifying and understanding potential customers, creating a six-month merchandising plan, and developing sales forecasts. It covers math concepts throughout and shows you how to analyze and interpret data with practice problems to prepare you for the profession. You'll also learn about important retailing trends, including global buying and sourcing, omni-channel retailing, online retailing, mobile technologies, and social media in case studies.

Retail Buying, 6th Edition STUDIO
-Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
-Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary and basic retail math formulas
-Practice your skills with downloadable Excel spreadsheets to complete the end of chapter Spreadsheet Skills exercises
-Enhance your knowledge with printable worksheets featuring step-by-step solutions to common retail buying math problems
-Watch videos related to chapter concepts

This bundle includes Retail Buying, 6th Edition and Retail Buying STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501334276
eBook + Studio 9781501334269
eBook 9781501331985
Paperback 9781501331978
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501334252

Making Buying Decisions 3rd Edition

Using the Computer as a Tool

3rd Edition

Richard Clodfelter

Published: JUL 18, 2008

This text is designed for use in a buying course with a heavy math emphasis. The book first presents merchandising concepts in a simple, understandable way and shows students how they can use computerized spreadsheets to perform related merchandising math operations. Activities then ask the student to apply what they've learned by solving merchandising problems using spreadsheets that are included on the enclosed CD-Rom. Students will learn how the computer can help minimize the time it takes to perform repetitive calculations. By constructing and using spreadsheets for each mathematical operation, they will develop a better understanding of the merchandising concepts they're studying. This manual is designed to accompany the text Retail Buying, also by Richard Clodfelter.New to this Edition -- New and revised mathematical assignments -- Blank assignment forms included on the CD-Rom -- Increased coordination with companion text Retail Buying: From Basics to FashionCD-ROM Features-- Microsoft Excel® spreadsheets containing formulas -- PC and Mac compatible -- Instructor's Guide includes teaching suggestions, goals, & lecture outlines

Formats ISBN
Paperback 9781563676994