A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO MERCHANDISING MATHEMATICS REVISED FIRST EDITION

Linda M. Cushman

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ISBN:
9781628923643
Published:
MAR 30, 2011
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A Practical Approach to Merchandising Mathematics, Revised 1st Edition, is dedicated to helping students master the mathematical concepts, techniques, and analysis utilized in the merchandise buying and planning process. Students will review basic maths concepts; learn how to use typical merchandising forms; become familiar with the application of computerized spreadsheets in retailing; and recognize the basic factors of buying and selling that affect profit. This peer-reviewed new edition of the text brings together assortment planning, vendor analysis, markup and pricing, and terms of sale into one comprehensive resource for students who will be involved with the activities of merchandise buying in the retail industry.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Basic Math Concepts
2. Factors Affecting Profit
3. Cost of Merchandise and Terms of Sale
4. Reductions
5. Calculating Basic Markup
6. Markup and Pricing Strategy
7. Valuation of Retail Inventory
8. Six-Month Plans
9. Purchase Performance and Profitability
Practicing What You Have Learned—Answers
Glossary
Index



About The Authors

Linda M. Cushman is an associate professor of Retail Management in the Department of Marketing at Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, USA. Her research appears in journals such as the Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, Customer Relationship Management, and the Journal of Shopping Center Research.

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