Course No: MKTG.4070-061; SIS Class Nbr: 9218; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Open
This course examines the strategic role of retailing in the distribution of consumer goods and services. Students will gain insights into retailing concepts and practices and will develop skills for building sustainable competitive retail strategies. Key topics include retail formats, retail mix, retail market strategy, integrated retail communication, and customer service, with a focus on new trends and technologies in retailing and electronic retailing such as multichannel/omnichanne retailing, electronic/mobile retailing, social media, and global retailing. This course is designed to provide a foundation for those students interested in pursuing a retail career or in owning/running a retail or e-tail business. Experiential assignments are used to apply the concepts.
*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.
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