Students develop an in-depth understanding of retail and services management as well as
non-store retailing. Topics include an overview of retail marketing; retail marketing, financial
and location strategy; merchandising; pricing and distribution; promotion including
communications, store layout, store design, visual merchandising; and customer service.
- Apply the principles, practices, and concepts used in retail marketing management.
- Describe the complex nature and environment of retail marketing management together with the
buying and selling of goods, services, and ideas to the final consumer.
- Understand the conceptual and organizational aspects of the retail sector, including
strategic planning and management in the retail industry.
- Understand the key elements in planning, managing, and executing the retail marketing mix as
they relate to the product, price, distribution, and promotion.
- Identify the approaches to and guidelines used to analyze and solve retailers' problems and
make decisions in retail organizations.
Module 1: Retail Marketing Management
Module 2: Retail Marketing Strategy
Module 3: Retail Marketing Mix - Product
Module 4: Retail Marketing Mix - Price
Module 5: Retail Marketing Mix - Distribution
Module 6: Retail Marketing Mix - Promotion
Required text and materials
Levy, M., & Weitz, B., Grewal D. (2019). Retailing Management (10th ed.). New York:
Type: Textbook. ISBN: 978-1-260-08476-4
A computer with Internet access is required.
Please be aware that should your course have a final exam, students are responsible for the fee to the online proctoring service, ProctorU, or to the in person approved Testing Centre. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about this.
To successfully complete this course, students must achieve a passing grade of 50% or higher on
the overall course and 50% or higher on the final mandatory exam.
|Assignment 1: Retail Marketing Management
|Assignment 2: Retail Marketing Strategy
|Assignment 3: Retail Marketing Mix-Product
|Assignment 4: Retail Marketing Mix-Price and Distribution
|Assignment 5: Retail Marketing Mix-Promotion and Marketing Communication
|Final Exam *
Open Learning Faculty Member Information
An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Students will receive the necessary contact information at the start of the course.