Aspire Journeys

Merchandiser Journey

  • 80 Courses | 31h 9m 3s
  • 8 Books | 1h 18m
  • 8 Audiobooks | 2h 22m 31s
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Merchandisers are responsible for merchandise strategies and marketing trends for retail stores. They analyze sales trends and work with customers to plan to fulfill merchandise orders. They can negotiate with customers with regards to product, price, quantities, and delivery. They can help set up shelf or promotional displays and help manage retail store inventory. They must build secure working relationships with suppliers, distributors, as well as retail store staff to ensure efficient flow of both products and information. Learn more about the skills and competencies required by Merchandisers. This Journey is based on real-time market information from Lightcast and focuses on the role of the Merchandiser.

Organizational Skills

When you declutter your workspace, you can improve many aspects of your work day, including your ability to concentrate, achieve targets, and become more efficient.  Learn more about how to become more organized.

  • 2 Courses | 36m 13s
  • 1 Book | 10m
  • 1 Audiobook | 12m 16s

Communication Skills

There's an art to communication, allowing your authentic self to shine through and allowing the exchange with another person to unfold naturally.  Learn more about communication.

  • 3 Courses | 58m 9s
  • 1 Book | 11m
  • 1 Audiobook | 21m 46s

Detail-Orientation and Focus

No matter who you are or what job you do, focusing at work can be hard. Even with great schedule management and organizing skills, it's easy to get off track if you're not careful.  Learn more about being detail-oriented and focused.

  • 3 Courses | 1h 2m 2s
  • 1 Book | 7m
  • 1 Audiobook | 8m 55s

Customer Service

Customer service continues to become a strategic imperative for most organizations today.  Learn more about customer service.

  • 6 Courses | 2h 48m 57s
  • 1 Book | 10m
  • 1 Audiobook | 21m 20s

Building Effective Relationships

When you're serious about advancing your career, you need to build strong professional relationships and maintain an effective network of contacts.  Learn more about building effective relationships.

  • 3 Courses | 1h 26m 9s
  • 1 Book | 10m
  • 1 Audiobook | 22m 38s

Time Management

No one can add an extra hour to the day to get more done. But anyone can make better use of the 24 hours you do have by becoming more effective at time management.  Learn more about time management.

  • 3 Courses | 1h 27s
  • 1 Book | 9m
  • 1 Audiobook | 11m 36s

Brand Management

People don’t buy products. They buy brands. Who creates brands? People. How do they do it? Through proper marketing research and planning.  Learn more about brand management.

  • 3 Courses | 1h 4m 48s
  • 1 Book | 10m
  • 1 Audiobook | 19m 7s


Effective persuasion methods and influencing skills are the difference makers for getting results, with or without positional authority.  Learn more about influencing others.

  • 3 Courses | 56m 24s
  • 1 Book | 11m
  • 1 Audiobook | 24m 53s


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