FASH 0013. Buying for the Fashion Industry

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Examines the roles and responsibilities of fashion industry buyers and merchandising managers that must balance the needs of retailers, objectives of vendors, and preferences of consumers. The roles of trend forecasting, inventory analysis and assortment planning are discussed as they relate to the fashion industry. Introduction to domestic and international fashion markets and market weeks. Prepares students for fashion industry careers as vendors, buyers, or retailers of fashion goods and services. (CSU)