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Merchandising Management

What is Merchandising Management?
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OSU Merchandising Management Program

What is Merchandising Management?

At OSU students in the Merchandising Management program prepare for positions in management, merchandising, inventory control, sales promotion, public relations, or human resources. This field offers a wide variety of career opportunities with retailers, manufacturers, marketing research firms and product information services. In a global, diverse, and fast paced, competitive environment, merchandisers are involved in market analysis, product planning, sourcing, procurement, pricing, distribution and visual presentation of apparel and textile products to satisfy consumer needs.

Merchandising Management - What Can I Do with This Degree? pdf - lists the industry areas, employers, and strategies for using your degree.

Related Careers

Allocator Planner
Assistant Merchandiser Planning Director/VP
Assistant Planner Product Costing
Associate Merchandiser Production Assistant
Brand Manager Production Controller
CAD Operator Production Manager
Creative Director Production Supervisor
Designer Professor
Director of Visual Merchandising Purchasing Assistant
Divisional Merchandise Manager Sales/Account Executive
Fabrics & Trim Buyer Showroom Manager
General Merchandise manager Showroom Representative
Marketing Manager Store Manager
Merchandiser Visual Coordinator
Merchandising Manager VP Merchandising
National Sales Manager VP Production
Overseas Production Manager VP Sales

Related Skills

Commumication Skills (Oral & Written) Knowledge of Sales Market
Customer Service Skills Organization Skills
Fashion Knowledge & Sense Sales Abilities
Knowledge of Finance & Accounting Teamwork Skills

Job & Internship Search Links

Accessalesjobs.com - lists professional positions in sales and marketing nationwide with an opportunity to search for jobs by region or industry.

HireHealth.com - allows users to search for positions in medial sales.

MarketingJobs.com - lists professional positions in sales, marketing, advertising and public relations throughout the nation.

Yellow Pages Group - Canada’s leading performance media and marketing solutions company.

FashionCareerCenter - Lists jobs in the fashion industry nationwide.

Fashion Jobs Central - An entry-level fashion job site.

Retail Jobnet - Lists professional positions in the retail industry throughout the nation.

Chico's Fas Inc. - Popular and quickly growing fashion company who is in need of bright, young and driven upcoming professionals. They have over 1000 stores with locations in 49 states as well as the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Women's Wear Daily - Extensive job listings in addition to career videos.

Creative Hotlist

Retail Jobs

Clothing Industry Jobs

The Minnesota Workwear Ultimate List of Jobs in the Fashion Industry - an alphabetical list of career pages from some of the most popular brands available.

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook -  the following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Retail Marketing Careers from Career Overview

Business and Finance Career Resources

Career Information for Merchandising Marketing, Sales, and Distribution

 Fashion Career Center

Professional Associaiton Links

National Association for Retail Marketing Services

National Retail Federation

Miscellaneous Links

Merchandising Management Company

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