“If it does not enhance selling, it is not Visual Merchandising”
(a) The Science of VM
Pedagogy at Academy of Applied Arts is structured around the three fundamentals of Visual Merchandising: psychology, technology and design. We employ an immense understanding of form & function and consumer behaviour within a finite retail environment. All this put together helps you maximise sales, built brands and create customer loyalty.
(b) The Art of VM
Visual Merchandising is not merely a matter of making merchandise look attractive for the customer. It is actually selling of the merchandise through visual medium. Visual Merchandising is the activity that augments the selling process by enticing, educating, helping customers in a buying decision and finally making the sale.
Visual Merchandising is the way for the store to say “This is who we are and what we stand for”
Growth Aspects in Visual Merchandising
In an extremely competitive and ever evolving retail environment, the Indian retail industry has shown a remarkable performance in terms of revenue generation along with the increase in the manpower building thereby assuring promising careers in the years to come. Visual Merchandising has become such an important element in retailing that one can find numerous career opportunities that includes:-
Visual Merchandising as a subject also offers freelancing, to be a rewarding career option where one can exhibit their talent by creating window displays, exhibitions,fairs that results in becoming a vital part of the dynamic retail environment.
The aim of Visual Merchandising program at Academy of Applied Arts is to create an atmosphere where special attention is paid to the various components of the retail environment and a customer’s experience within it. These include, but will not be limited to the following:
Mockshop Software Understanding CAD in reference to Window Display