Clothing merchandising 420

Module code KLD 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Clothing merchandising aspects: fashion buying and planning function, controlling inventories, factors influencing stock movement, redistribution of stock; merchandising processes, sourcing and relationship with suppliers; management roles and responsibilities. Buying strategies, forecasting and records, preparing a buying plan, developing an assortment plan. Global sourcing perspective for the South African clothing industry. Economic, social and environmentally responsible sourcing practices of retailers. This module addresses UN sustainable development goals: #8 (decent work and economic growth), #9 (industry innovation and infrastructure) and #12 (responsible consumption and production).

Module credits 20.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites Final-year status
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Consumer and Food Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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