This course is an overview of the merchandising principles and techniques necessary to operate a successful fashion apparel company. The course enables students to examine the role of a merchandiser within a fashion company. The students learn about the merchandiser's planning, editing, and pricing strategies. They learn first hand what it takes for a merchandiser to cost fashion apparel profitably through garment costing exercises. The student gains an appreciation of the core nature of merchandising in fashion and its dynamic character.
Please note: Students are advised to refer to the current applicable course catalogue for degree completion requirements and to confirm their progress in satisfying those requirements with their advisors. In addition, students should refer to the most recent class schedule, available via my.newschool.edu, for up-to-date course day, time and faculty information.