Math for Merchandising : A Step-by-Step Approach / With CD / Edition 3

Math for Merchandising : A Step-by-Step Approach / With CD / Edition 3

by Evelyn C. Moore
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131107348

ISBN-13: 9780131107342

Pub. Date: 06/15/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book takes users step by step through the concepts of merchandising math. It is organized so that the chapters parallel a career path in the merchandising industry. The book begins with coverage of fundamental math concepts used in merchandising and progresses through the forms and math skills needed to buy, price, and re-price merchandise.

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This book takes users step by step through the concepts of merchandising math. It is organized so that the chapters parallel a career path in the merchandising industry. The book begins with coverage of fundamental math concepts used in merchandising and progresses through the forms and math skills needed to buy, price, and re-price merchandise. Next readers learn the basics of creating and analyzing six-month plans. The final section of the book introduces math and merchandising concepts that are typically used at the corporate level. For individuals pursuing a career in merchandising.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131107342
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/15/2004
Series:
Fashion Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
367,014
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE. FACTS AND FUNDAMENTALS ABOUT THE TOOLS OF THE TRADE.

1. A Look at Who, Why, What, and How!

2. Getting Comfortable.

3. Tracking Key Concepts.

UNIT TWO. PURCHASING AND PRICING.

4. Buying for Profits.

5. The First Price.

6. Markups to Sell.

7. Markdowns Make it Move.

UNIT THREE. THE PLANNING PROCESS.

8. Fundamentals of a Six-Month Merchandising Plan.

9. Analyzing Last Year's Six-Month Merchandising Plan.

10. Changing a Six-Month Plan Using Historical Data.

11. Developing New Six-Month Merchandising Plans.

UNIT FOUR. BALANCE BRINGS PROFITS.

12. Control the Flow—Calculating Open to Buy.

13. Building Balance

14. Designing Today.

UNIT FIVE. MEASURING THE RESULTS.

15. Make the Most Out of Your Space.

16. The P&L is the One That Counts!

APPENDIX.

How to Use Your Calculator.

Basic Formulas.

Answers to the Odd-Numbered Problems.

INDEX.

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