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Tans, Nancy – 1974
The report describes a model for establishing a small store to be operated by fashion merchandising students for academic credit within a post-secondary school program. It is intended to bridge the gap between graduation and employment by offering the student a hands-on retailing and merchandising experience during school hours before graduation.…
Descriptors: Business Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
Nichols, Mary Anne – 2002
By addressing the concept of merchandising, this handbook shows librarians how to turn their young adult collection into one that will attract teenagers. Delivering an introduction to marketing and merchandising concepts, the author shares years of experience as a teen services librarian, combined with the latest studies and research findings on…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Library Collection Development, Library Collections
Nelson, Lillie B. – College Store Journal, 1975
Presents some stocking, maintaining, and purchasing tips for college stores with trade paperback sections. (PG)
Descriptors: Administration, College Stores, Facility Improvement, Higher Education
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Finch, David; Nadeau, John; O'Reilly, Norm – Journal of Marketing Education, 2013
Drawing on the marketing literature, as well as the views of both marketing educators and current marketers in Canada, a survey was conducted of marketing practitioners to determine their top priorities for improvement in marketing education, as well as the key challenges in need of attention. An importance-performance analysis was carried out on…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Merchandising, Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness
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McCuaig, Shauna; And Others – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1996
Responses from 38 of 184 retailing graduates, 24 of 111 recruiters in the apparel field, 58 of 200 retail merchandising educators, and 45 of 47 current students found that differences in their ratings of the importance of 53 competencies for entry workers centered on three factors: merchandising, leadership, and monitoring. (SK)
Descriptors: Competence, Entry Workers, Job Skills, Merchandising
Bonenberger, Lynne M. – Currents, 1990
Some suggestions for troubleshooting when problems develop with a college merchandising program cover topics such as delivery delays, product quality, promotional material, merchandise that outside manufacturers sell directly through ads in alumni magazines, and "lemons." (MLW)
Descriptors: Alumni, Alumni Associations, College Stores, Higher Education
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Ulasewicz, Connie; Vouchilas, Gus – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2008
The purpose of this study was to gather information on the perceptions of sustainability in design held by family and consumer sciences (FCS) students majoring in interior design and apparel design/merchandising. Likert-scale responses were used to explore differences and similarities between students in the two majors. Overall, interior design…
Descriptors: Interior Design, Clothing, Textiles Instruction, Majors (Students)
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Marcketti, Sara B.; Wang, Xinxin; Greder, Kate – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
At Iowa State University, the introductory textile science course is a required 4-credit class for all undergraduate students enrolled in the Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Program. Frustrated by a perceived gap between students who easily comprehended course material and those who complained and struggled, the instructor implemented an…
Descriptors: Attendance, Introductory Courses, Textiles Instruction, Undergraduate Students
Luter, Robert R. – 1992
This student's manual that features content needed to do tasks related to visual merchandising is intended for students in co-op training stations and entry-level, master employee, and supervisory-level employees. It contains 13 assignments. Each assignment has questions covering specific information and also features activities in which students…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Cooperative Education, Display Aids, Distributive Education
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Paulins, V. Ann – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice, 2001
Senior retail merchandising students (n=37) and their internship supervisors (n=25) were surveyed about ethical practices. Perceptions of ethics did not vary by internship location. Supervisors perceived their organizations to be more ethical than students did on two of five questions. (Contains 15 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Ethics, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Merchandising
Williams, Edwina – 1989
This competency-based module uses the Ocean County (New Jersey) Vocational-Technical Schools curriculum-infused model for infusing basic skills instruction into vocational education. The model demonstrates the relationship of vocational skills to communication, mathematics, and science. The document begins with a philosophy statement; preface; a…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Basic Skills, Business Education, Clothing
Larson, Wendy Ann – Currents, 1990
A large part of any merchandising program is picking products that will sell. Sixty alumni professionals were asked about their ideas. Some of the winners included a watch with the institution's seal, a windsock, and athletic shoes. Some of the losers included a sweater and a commemorative plate. (MLW)
Descriptors: Alumni, Alumni Associations, College Stores, Higher Education
Fashion Inst. of Tech., New York, NY. – 1973
The fashion merchandising guide is the fourth of a series of five interrelated program resource guides encompassing the various dimensions of the fashion industry. The job-preparatory guide is intended to provide youths and adults with intensive preparation for initial entry employment and also with career advancement opportunities within the…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Ladders, Curriculum Guides
Mikitka, Kathleen Faith; Van Camp, Mary Lou – 1992
A study was done of higher education curricula with substantial enrollment by women (such as fashion merchandising and home economics) to examine the context and substance of the curricula, to identify infrastructures that have supported these programs, and to probe issues that face administrators, faculty and students engaged in such programs.…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Clothing, College Programs, Consumer Science
Adams, J. David – 1972
This manual on drugstore selling and merchandising, together with a separate answer key, is intended for trainees in distributive education. The 18 self-study assignments, developed by an instructional coordinator with the aid of college professors and leaders in business, cover a wide range of topics, from effective sales techniques to specific…
Descriptors: Answer Keys, Assignments, Distributive Education, Guides
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