ERIC Number: ED164788
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Achieving Success in Small Business: A Self-Instruction Program for Small Business Owner-Managers. Merchandising: The Key to Greater Profits.
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
This self-instructional module on merchandising is the eighth in a set of twelve modules designed for small business owner-managers. Competencies for this module are (1) identify the elements of a balanced merchandise plan and (2) implement a workable plan to meet the needs of a business. Provided are information sections on the elements of a merchandise plan (type, quantity, price, quality, timing and place) and on planning a merchandise/service offering; one learning activity (development of a product/service offering plan); three pamphlets from the Small Business Administration ("A Pricing Checklist for Managers,""Stock Control for Small Stores," and "Sweeping Profit Out the Back Door"); and a script from a cassette tape designed for use with this module. (The final report of this project is available as CE 017 858.) (JH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Identifiers: Small Businesses
Note: Not available in hard copy due to small print in the original document; For related documents see CE 017 858-871