Where Have All The Merchants Gone?

Felgner, Brent
August 2006
Home Textiles Today;8/5/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 35, p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the changes in the purchasing process in the retail trade over the years. Merchant-buyer is referred to an executive entrusted with the task of buying merchandise for a retail store. These merchant-buyers made all decisions related to the procurement. Nowadays, merchant-buyers have been replaced by retail buying groups.


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