Those who participate in the business of fashion such as retailers, merchants, designers, manufacturers and stylists must evolve in order to sell to customers. Throughout their lives, students are exposed to retailing, merchandising, buying, design, sales, branding, promotions, manufacturing and other such fields. For those interested in the study of retailing, fashion and merchandising, it is essential to understand landmark research and theoretical concepts behind the influences of this field and how social change, innovations and with the evolution of a multicultural marketplace, shifts have occurred over generations, and into the 21st century. This conceptual and theoretical course will expose students to a diverse range of clients and consumers.
College: Antoinette Westphal COMAD
May not be enrolled in one of the following Program Level(s):
- Continuing Education
Pre-Requisites: DSMR 231 Minimum Grade: D
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit