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MPM716 - Merchandise Management

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2017

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

S Ogden-Barnes



Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin


Merchandise is the critical activity for retail businesses and encompasses buying, ranging, distributing, pricing, promoting, managing inventory, markdown management and shrinkage. The unit introduces you to principles and practices of contemporary merchandise management and develops critical understanding of the relationship between product, positioning, promotion and profit. In addition, this unit explores the critical relationships and synergies that exist between retailers and suppliers, which increasingly define the effectiveness of merchandise management strategy across key supply chain stages including distribution, data exchange, shopper marketing, category captaincy and range planning.


Written assignment 3000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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