Let Merchants Be Merchants

Sloan, Carole
March 2006
Home Textiles Today;3/31/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 25, p90
Trade Publication
The article comments on the growing trend toward retail price points for merchandise categories in the home textiles industry in the U.S. Retailers negotiate for product markup with suppliers. The purchasing strategy of retailers implies the reduction of merchandising to the ultimate formula. The author recommended for the examination of how buyers go about selecting product and offering it for sale.


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