Course Description

This course examines the role of the buyer and his/her place in the marketing function of retail organizations. Course content focuses primarily on the procurement process, and intended outcomes include a thorough understanding of the buyer's contribution to assortment and resource development, relationships with other functions within the organization and interpretation of target customer needs. (Formerly FSN 451.)


The prerequisite may be waived if the student has specific professional experience. Individuals who do not have the prerequisite and who wish to take this course must contact the Academic Coordinator, Sean Sedlezky, at ssedlezk@ryerson.ca for more information.

This course is part of the Retail Buying Course Series. 


Prerequisite: CRMG 200

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