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Course Name: Introduction to Retail Management

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Credit Hours:

6 Credit


Topics Covered in This Course:

  In Section 1 of this course you will cover these topics:
     The Retail Context: An Overview -Steve Burt And Leigh Sparks-
     The Internationalisation Of Retailing -Steve Burt-
     Commercial Activities And The Airport Sector: Current Issues And Future Threats -Frank O?connell And Paul Freathy-
     Managing The Strategic Environment -Paul Freathy-
     Ethical Standards In Business -Paul Whysall-
  In Section 2 of this course you will cover these topics:
     Undersatnding Finance -Paul Freathy And Ian Spencer-
     The Retail Development Process: An Overview -Cliff Guy-
     The Impact Of Retail Planning And City Centre Development -Allan Hawsworth-
     Revitalising The Town Centre: The Example Of Achmore -Andrew Paddison-
     Retail Marketing -Paul Freathy-
  In Section 3 of this course you will cover these topics:
     Using Information To Understand The Customer -Eric Calderwood-
     Fast Retailing: We Won?t Tell You What To Wear -Keri Davies-
     Human Resource Management Issues In Retailing -Adelina Broadbridge-
     Labour Turnover In The Retail Industry -Jim Hendrie-
     Superquinn: The Specialists In Fresh Food -Gordon O?connor-
  In Section 4 of this course you will cover these topics:
     Retail Buying And Merchandising -Susan Fiorito And Paul Freathy-
     Buying And Merchandising In The Retail Fashion Industry -Grete Birtwistle-
     Relationships In A Complex Supply Chain: The Growing, Exporting, Importing And Retailing Of Fresh Vegetables -Mike Pretious And Jill Ritchie-
     Retail Logistics -Leigh Sparks-
     Online Shopping: The Logistics Issue -John Fernie And Alan Mckinnon-
  In Section 5 of this course you will cover these topics:
     Internationalising Through Strategic Alliances: The Swedish Food Retailer Ica -Ulf Johannson-
     Retailing And The Millennium -Nicholas Alexander And Paul Freathy-
     E-Commerce And The Future Of Retail Delivery -Jonathan Reynolds-
     the future of transaction systems -steve worthington-
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