The content seems to be well connected with the real industry practices.E xercises at the end of each chapter provide opportunities for students to review the content and practice. Exercises are also easy to be used as in-class practice problems. Case studies are a good idea to provide additional opportunities for students to apply what they've learnt into solving and thinking real world problems. -- Sheng Lu, University of Rhode Island, US This book is practical, useful book introduces retail math concepts well, tools and concepts for creating equitable collaborative learning environments that supports all students and develops confidence in their mathematical ability. -- Shubhapriya Bennur, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, US A basic retail math book for beginning students that incorporates real-world retail problem solving. -- Courtney Cothren, Stephens College, US What I like the best about this textbook is the number and quality of practice problems included in each unit. The practice problems have greatly helped my students grasp the application of the merchandising mathematical concepts discussed in this textbook.This book also provides easy-to-follow explanations on the merchandising mathematical concepts. -- Wi-Suk Kwon, Auburn University, US
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About the Author
Bette Tepper is a founding faculty member of the Fashion Management Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) where she taught for more than 30 years, and served as Assistant Chairperson of Marketing Fashion and Related Industries Department. Prior to FIT, Tepper taught retail buying at the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising (now LIM College). She is a former fashion apparel buyer for Bloomingdale's and continually conducted seminars for major fashion apparel manufacturers showing their relevancy to the retailer's basic math fundamentals. Tepper was the primary contributor to a U.S. government grant to FIT and coauthored a specialized instruction pamphlet issued by the U.S. Office of Education designed to develop or enhance for Distributive Education competencies associated with the marketing of apparel, with special emphasis given to fashion buying. In retirement as an Associate Professor, she continued to teach math courses.