Retail Essentials: Buying

This course will help you understand the whole of the buying and planning cycle. Experienced retail consultant Perry Bushell will take you through the key stages that make up the planning cycle – product strategy, research and range planning, sourcing and designing product, supplier selection and product launch.

Who is it for?

Buyers, merchandisers, retail managers.

What will I learn?

  • How to create a buying plan
  • How to develop a strong product range
  • How to evaluate performance

Learn any time, anywhere

The course is available on-demand, and can be accessed 24/7 via a computer, tablet, or mobile phone through a web browser. All video content is subtitled / captioned.

Evidence of CPD

On successful completion of the course, you’ll receive a digital certificate as proof of your skill level, and commitment to continuing professional development.

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Course programme

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About the instructor

Perry Bushell is a consultant to the heritage sector. He was previously Head of Retail and Catering at the National Portrait Gallery, and Head of Central Operations for Waterstones.

Offer this course to your team

Would you like to offer this course to multiple staff on your team? Bulk discounts which offer large savings are available. Please contact us for details.

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