Merchandising
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Fashion
Department: Fashion Marketing
Course Number: PAFM 1080
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus, Online
Permission Required: No
Description:
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.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: All university undergraduate degree students. Online sections are for majors only.
Restrictions:

College

Open to Lang/Parsons BA/BFA students.

Open to Parsons students.

Level

Open to Undergraduate students.

Major

Open to Fashion Marketing students.

Open to Fashion Design students.

Not open to Fashion Marketing students.

Not open to Fashion Design students.