Merchandise Marketing

Latest Merchandise Marketing News

From executives at major corporations to entrepreneurs with the next hot fashion app or vintage boutique, these graduates of FIDM, one of the top fashion marketing schools, are out there achieving in the industry.

  • Jul
    23
    2015

    Merchandise Marketing Grad Builds Career at Nordstrom

    Bailey Pierson

    Outstanding student Bailey Pierson graduated FIDM with a degree in Merchandise Marketing in March 2015. She is building her career at top retailer Nordstrom in California, where she worked while attending merchandising school downtown. Her ultimate goal? To become a store manager at Nordstrom.

    Current Job:

    Assistant Manager, Nordstrom

    Where did you go to high school?

    I attended Rockwall H.S. in Rockwall, TX, about 25 minutes outside Dallas. I was an involved DECA member.

    How did you find FIDM?

    I found it while researching fashion merchandising degrees during high school. I had the opportunity to visit campus during the summer of my junior year and I knew it was the school for me.

    What was the best part of your FIDM experience?

    Balancing a full time job as a department manager while taking a full load of classes and making the Honor Roll every quarter.

    Advice for FIDM students?

    My best advice is to get a job in the field while attending school. It challenges you to use what you are learning in the classroom, while managing schoolwork and professional responsibilities.

    How has your FIDM education helped in your career so far?

    It's helped me advance my career at Nordstrom. When I started I was a Sales Associate and by the time I graduated I was a Manager. FIDM gave me the tools to market myself and develop my management skills.

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  • Jul
    22
    2015

    FIDM Alumni Launch Creative Consulting Agency Jacob X Jordan

    Merchandise Marketing Graduate Jacob Vargas and FIDM Visual Communciations Alumna Jordan Douglas have launched the creative consulting agency, Jacob X Jordan. The duo, who have a background in styling, fashion PR, marketing, and special event production, is … Read More

  • Jul
    09
    2015

    Just Accepted High School Junior Already Owns an Online Fashion Boutique

    Name: Kaitlyn Shelton Age: 17 Hometown: Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati Area FIDM Major: Merchandise Marketing FIDM Campus and Start Date: LA, July 2016 Admissions Advisor: Laura Gorham How did your advisor help with the process? Laura was a tremendous … Read More

  • Jul
    07
    2015

    Merch Marketing Student Is a Semi-Finalist for NRF's Ray Greenly Scholarship

    Merchandise Marketing second year student Amanda Tobias has just been named a semi-finalist for the NRF Foundation's Ray Greenly Scholarship. Undergraduate and graduate students from more than 40 schools across the country applied for the award, and executi … Read More

  • Jun
    22
    2015

    10 FIDM Merchandise Marketing Grads with Great Careers in Fashion

    A Merchandise Marketing degree from FIDM is a great starting point for a career in the global fashion industry. Here are 10 examples of opportunities for Merchandise Marketing Grads.  Allison Molinatti just opened her second boutique in Napa Valley.  PR ex … Read More

  • Jun
    03
    2015

    Just Accepted Merchandise Marketing Student is a High School Junior Who Speaks Hebrew and Chinese

    Name: Dani Gross Age: 16 Hometown: Beverly Hills, CA FIDM Major: Merchandise Marketing FIDM Campus and Start Date: Fall 2016, Los Angeles Admissions Advisor: Kathi Gilbert How did your advisor help with the process? Kathi was amazing. We met last summ … Read More

  • Apr
    27
    2015

    Just Accepted Merch Marketing Student Dreamed of Coming to FIDM Since Elementary School

    Name: Alexandra Cornwell Age: 19 Hometown: Orange, CA Previous College: Fullerton College FIDM Major: Merchandise Marketing FIDM Campus and Start Date: Los Angeles, Fall 2015 Admissions Advisor: Marilyn Moore How did your advisor help with the process? … Read More

  • Apr
    27
    2015

    Just Accepted Merchandise Marketing Student Accepted to FIDM as a High School Junior

    Name: Casey Sampson Age: 17 Hometown: Peterborough, NH FIDM Major: Merchandise Marketing FIDM Campus and Start Date: Los Angeles, July 2016 Admissions Advisor: Roxy DeGuzman How did your advisor help with the process? I have known Roxy since th … Read More

  • Apr
    01
    2015

    Just Accepted Merch Marketing Student is an Actor, Model, and LMU Grad

    Name: Scot London Age: 26 Hometown: Pomona, CA Previous College: Loyola Marymount University '10 Work: I currently work on the Nickelodeon television show Instant Mom and was previously an Abercrombie & Fitch model (Fall 2008). FIDM Major: Merchandise … Read More

  • Mar
    09
    2015

    Just Accepted Merchandise Marketing Student Is Vintage Boutique Buyer and Social Media Manager

    Name: Nanor Momdjian Age: 21 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Previous College: Pasadena City College FIDM Major: Merchandise Marketing FIDM Campus and Start Date: Los Angeles; October 2015 Admissions Advisor: Alissa Dixon How did your advisor help with the … Read More

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