Buying, Category and Merchandise Management

Buying, Category and Merchandise Management
Buying, Category and Merchandise Management
Buying, Category and Merchandise Management
Buying, Category and Merchandise ManagementBuying, Category and Merchandise ManagementBuying, Category and Merchandise Management
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This course focuses on the differences between merchandise and category management retailers and the key retail buying, merchandising and category management processes and KPIs.

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Buying, Category and Merchandise Management

This course focuses on the differences between merchandise and category management retailers and the key retail buying, merchandising and category management processes and KPIs.

To view a sample of this Buying, Category and Merchandise Management e-learning course select the Video tab above.

 

Who Is It Suitable For?

This program is designed for:

  • New hires to buying and merchandising/category management teams.
  • People who sell or market to retailers, especially IT suppliers.
  • It will also benefit consumer goods manufacturers who sell directly to retailers and those who are involved in manufacturer Direct to Consumer (DTC) operations.
  • Those who market to retailers to get their content specified in retail products.
  • And is also valuable as part of induction training for retail management trainees and for retail IT teams and others who need to understand the retail business more fully.

 

Detailed Content

The detailed content includes:

  • Merchandise and category management:
    • Merchandise and category management differences
    • Retail merchandising
    • Category definition
    • Category management
  • Merchandise and category management organization structures:
    • Merchandise management organization structure
    • Category management organization structure
    • Key Performance Indicators
  • Key buying, merchandise and category management processes part 1:
    • Merchandise types
    • Merchandise hierarchy
    • Retail seasons
    • Season timelines
    • Planning flow
    • Merchandise planning
    • Assortment / range planning
    • Private label
    • Linear supply chain
    • The wedge – store size vs assortment composition
  • Key buying, merchandise and category management processes part 2:
    • Merchandise arrangement
    • Open to Buy
    • How much stock is needed?
    • Replenishment basic model
    • Demand forecasting
    • Forecasting methods
    • Sales and stock management
    • Omni-channel buying, merchandising and category management
  • Summary
  • Mastery test
  • Learners completing the mastery test and obtaining an 80% pass mark will also receive a mastery certificate upon completion.

 

Benefits of Studying This Program

Learners studying this program will gain familiarity with the buying and merchandising processes faster, shortening their path to full productivity.

 

Customer Feedback

A survey of over 50 of our learners rated this class in response to 4 key questions as follows:

 

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You can read some of our reviews by clicking the Review tab above.

 

Hours of Study

1 to 2 hours

 

Resources Included

The class includes the following downloadable resources for printing and review:

  • Historic performance review checklist
  • Merchandise vs Category Management
  • Summary of merchandising processes
  • Summary of category management processes

 

Price

The price for a single student is US $50, or UK £43 or EU €50.  This includes one year’s access to the class.

Corporate licences are available.

 

Pre-Requisites Necessary

None.

 

After This Program

This program is a module from our Fundamentals of Retail training suite. The next logical program in developing learners’ knowledge is E-commerce and Omni-Channel Retailing.

Earl F. said...
"Good overview of the topic "
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Don P. said...
"It was all good information. "
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