Retail Merchandise Planning

Retail Merchandise Planning

Learn how to tie company–wide financial targets to divisions, stores, departments and classes in a way that is meaningful and achievable.

  • Move beyond top down/bottom up methods to generate weekly, monthly, seasonal and annual plans
  • Evaluate the appropriate level to tie chain financial plans to store plans
  • Is the retail method of accounting going to be replaced by cost accounting? Why and why not?
  • How often is the plan adjusted? How often is the plan ignored?