Global Fashion Retailing
University of Westminster
Area of Study
Fashion, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
*Note that this module requires a minimum GPA of 3.00
Theory - Portfolio not required.
This module has been designed to develop students understanding of the key drivers for the globalisation of the fashion retail industry. A series of lectures will explore the Technological, Economic, Political and Socio-cultural trends behind the globalisation of fashion retail. The key models relating to retail globalisation will be reviewed and applied to contemporary fashion case studies with seminars focusing on student led discussion of the key success factors and risks for businesses expanding internationally. It will include a live project with ensuing rollout plan. The module will introduce the key concepts relating to consumer behaviour in the fashion with specific reference to the importance of understanding culture in global markets.
Assessment: Presentation Group (40%), Examination - open book (60%) *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.
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