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Retailing (R)

In this section you will find links to resources to support your knowledge and operations in the Retailing (R) domain of store operations. If you have suggestions or samples to add to this section, please e-mail them at education@nacs.org.


Campus Retailing Toolkit

Created by the NACS Retail Council, the Campus Retailing Toolkit is an excellent resource for all things retail. Can you name the eight core retail functions? Does your store have a merchandise philosophy? What tools do you use to identify trends for your core customer? How do you gauge the retail health of your store? Find the answer to these questions and more including an extensive list of resources.


Practical Retail Math

New to retail, use this Quick Take: Practical Retail Math to help understand some of the basics.


NACS Buying Ethics

NACS adopted a buying ethics policy in December 1998 based upon research from other retail organizations. College stores should review the following models for ideas when developing their own policy or code of ethics.
NACS Buying Ethics (PDF)

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