- 3 credits
- Prerequisite: M303
The course objective is to critically analyze the key marketing processes and strategic decisions made by major retail companies within the U.S. retailing industry. The course examines business challenges and opportunities related to driving and sustaining retailer’s shareholder value. Topics include financial requirements for publicly held retail firms, sustaining store-as-brand identity, developing and refining merchandising plans, pricing tactics, in-store execution, and customer’s experience management.