Merchandising in a Global Industry

Enhance your degree and expand your understanding of cross-cultural and international aspects of the global fashion industry. Let London be your classroom as you learn from industry experts and professionals who work with the most desirable brands and companies.  See how designers, manufacturers, and retailers collaborate with one another to transform ideas into the next fashion trends and season must-haves.  Includes lectures, panel discussions, exclusive tours, and day trips related to design, product development, buying and the international supply chain, imports/exports, fashion styling, international business, public relations, marketing, trend forecasting and fashion cycles, consumer buying behavior and more.


Course details

  • MER 498CA|MER 499CA (6 semester hours)
  • no graduate course available


Meet the Instructor

Brigitte Burgess, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

College of Buisness

The University of Southern Mississippi