Advanced examination of retail space allocation and management of merchandise via retail analytics and JDA software (3 credits).
In order to provide students with a competitive advantage in the workforce, this new course will enable students to learn about retail analytics and JDA software for space planning, floor planning, and planograms. A thorough understanding of advanced retail space management and JDA technologies is not only desired from industry now, but it is the future of retail. In order for brick-and-mortar retailers to remain relevant and profitable, they depend on accurate space management and retail analytics. As such, this course will prepare students for industry.