Distribution and Retail

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Distribution and Retail

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Economics, Management, Marketing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-requisite: Principles of Marketing 1 or Principles of Marketing 2 or the equivalent of one of them.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module covers marketing channels, some major principles of retailing and issues of ethics and sustainability. The
    module studies the interaction of intermediaries through the channel with emphasis on their interaction and the
    interdependencies brought about through increasing reliance on technological interaction. Some of the issues driving
    retailing both in store and on-line are looked at from the retail management perspective examining the principles
    driving competitiveness in retail organisations in different retail sectors. The module also considers wider social,
    political, economic and environmental responsibilities of distributors and retailers (if any).
    Assessment: Group Presentation (25%) ; Essay (25%) ; Report (50%).

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