Foundations of Retail Buying
Key Learnings
  • Retail mathematics

  • Foundations of merchandise management

  • Retail market trends

Learn how global leaders manage the sourcing and execution of product and set strict financial controls to ensure there is a return on the purchases in your own business. All entry level buyers, planners and allocators require foundation skills in planning and managing product and merchandise buying within a retail operation. The workshop covers key practical tips and strategies to ensure that your business is keeping up with the latest financial trends to maximise the bottom line.

In this workshop, we explore:

  • Retail market shifts and trends
  • Effective buying and planning structures
  • Merchandise management and buying lifecycles
  • Retail Calculations
  • Assortment and range planning
  • Linking effective buying and planning with in-store execution

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Business owners, managers, retail buyers, merchandise planners

One day workshop – 9:30am – 4:30pm.

This is a professional development workshop with no assessments.

There are no entry requirements.

This workshop is subject to change or cancellation if minimum number of participants is not reached. We will endeavour to notify you as early as possible. Your ticket can be transferred to the next available workshop of the same topic or you can request a refund.

If you have purchased a ticket but cannot attend, please contact the Program Manager ( to have your ticket transferred to a later date. If you cancel within 24 hours of a workshop date, please note that your ticket cannot be refunded or a change fee may occur.

20 Jun 2018 Wed 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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