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Retail Buying Techniques Paperback – 28 Feb 2007

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  • Paperback: 241 pages
  • Publisher: Mercury Business Books; 3rd edition edition (28 Feb. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1852525525
  • ISBN-13: 978-1852525521
  • Product Dimensions: 14.8 x 1.5 x 21 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 406,285 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Good buyers who can build the perfect product range for their market are always in demand... This book will make an important contribution to the better understanding of any buyer's work, making it essential reading for all executives." John Hoerner, Chief Executive, The Arcadia Group

About the Author

The authors, Fiona Elliott and Janet Rider, are both established retail consultants with extensive experience in buying and merchandising. Between them they have worked for a wide range of companies including well-known retail chains such as Habitat, Owen Owen, British Home Stores, and Co-operative Retail Services as well as a number of smaller specialist companies. Both are frequent visiting presenters at BSSA specialist buying courses.

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25 of 26 people found the following review helpful By darrencookson@btinternet.co.uk on 7 Jan. 2001
Format: Paperback
This is a great introduction to the art of purchasing.Covering areas such as Planning a budget,structuring the merchandise,developing product and brands,sourcing,presenting and improving overall buying performance.An easy to grasp piece of literature with insightful case studies.A must for anyone with a vested interest in this area.Recommended to experienced purchasers also.Great value
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