Merchandising Mathematics for Retailing / Edition 2

Merchandising Mathematics for Retailing / Edition 2

by Marian H. Jernigan, Ellen Flottman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135698987

ISBN-13: 9780135698983

Pub. Date: 02/07/1992

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This book provides readers with a firm foundation in the principles and techniques of real-world merchandising mathematics and shows them how to apply these fundamentals to solving specific, everyday retail merchandising problems. Throughout, clear, concise explanations of concepts are followed by step-by-step example problems, practice problems using realistic

Overview

This book provides readers with a firm foundation in the principles and techniques of real-world merchandising mathematics and shows them how to apply these fundamentals to solving specific, everyday retail merchandising problems. Throughout, clear, concise explanations of concepts are followed by step-by-step example problems, practice problems using realistic industry figures, and selected answers. Includes suggestions for working some problems on a computer spreadsheet. Features a review of basic mathematics, decimals, percents, fractions, and highlighted formulas. Basic Merchandising Mathematics. Profitability. Cost of Merchandise Sold. Markup as a Merchandising Tool. Retail Pricing for Profit. Inventory Valuation. The Collar Merchandise Plan. Dollar Open-to-Buy. Performance Measures. For Retail Executives and Buyers in training and Small Storeowners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135698983
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
02/07/1992
Series:
Retailing-Fashion Merchandising Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.37(w) x 10.89(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Basic Merchandising Mathematics

3. Profitability

4. Cost of Merchandise Sold

5. Markup as a Merchandising Tool

6. Retail Pricing for Profit

7. Inventory Valuation

8. The Dollar Merchandise Plan

9. Open-to-Buy and Assortment Planning

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