The First Friday Retail Academy

Online Academy
for Buyers, Merchandisers & Planners

  The courses are:

  • Creating a Strategy
  • Merchandise Planning
  • Assortment Planning and Range Building
  • Order Management, Allocation and Replenishment
  • Evaluating Performance
  • In-season Management
  • Managing Key Lines
  • Price Management


Anyone who wants to know more...

Aimed at junior to assistant levels within buying, planning and merchandising and anyone who wants to refresh their skills in planning, buying and trading.

A solid working knowledge of common retail terms and calculations is required to get the best from these courses, so if this is a skill you want to review and refresh take a look at our Understanding Retail:
Calculations and Jargon package


Work at your own pace, whenever and wherever.

  • Each course contains a blend of video, eLearning, quizzes and activities 
  • They are modular so you can work at your own pace
  • Can be accessed from your laptop, tablet or phone, enabling you to learn at a time and place which suits you
  • You can revisit the courses - or parts of them - whenever you want to

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