Fashion Buying Course

Check out the Fashion Marketing & Merchandising Part Time Course.

A career as a fashion buyer is more involved than travelling the world and buying fashion ranges. The fashion buyer is ultimately responsible for the success of the company they work for.

Achieving the right merchandise mix for the store is crucial and involves more than having an eye for fashion. Learn how to formulate a buying strategy and achieve a good merchandise mix to maximise sales and profit. Learn crucial performance analysis strategies to determine what sells and what doesn't.

Topic Areas Covered

  • Understanding your customer target market
  • Merchandise performance analysis
  • Fashion trend forecasting
  • Picking they key fashion trends
  • Planning the merchandise range
  • Sourcing merchandise
  • The fashion buying calendar
  • Sales forecasting
  • Stock management
  • Purchasing budget allocation
  • Profit margins
  • Negotiation
  • Trade fairs and fashion shows
  • Fabric and styling terminology
  • Supplier evaluation and comparison
  • Price points and mark-downs
  • Stock turn and profitability
  • How to break into a career in fashion buying

Course Duration

6 X 3 hrs classes (18 hours) over 3 weeks. 9.30am - 4pm on Saturday's.

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$550.00.  A $200.00 minimum non-refundable deposit is required to enrol and secure a position in the course. The balance of the course fees is due on the course commencement date.


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