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Merchandising Management

Revised 03/2019 MC


Recommended Books

Company Informantion

Hoover's Handbook of Private Companies
REF HG 4057 .A28616

Hoover's Master List of U.S. Companies
REF HF 5035.H66

International Directory of Company Histories
REF HD 2721 .D36

Dictionaries & Encyclopedia's

Dictionary of Costume
REF GT 507 .W5 1987

Encyclopedia of Fashion Details
REF TT 509 .I69 1987

Encyclopedia of Textiles
REF TS 1445 .A18 1972

Encyclopedia of World Costume
REF GT 507 .Y37 1986

Essential Terms of Fashion

REF TT 503 .C335

Fairchild's Dictionary of Fashion
REF TT 503 .C34 1998

Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles

REF TT 1309 .F165

Fashion Encyclopedia
REF TT 503 .H68 1982

Fashion Production Terms
REF TT 494 .G494

Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes

REF GT 510 .R3313 1988

Who's Who in Fashion
REF TT 505 .A1 S74 1996

St. James Fashion Encyclopedia
REF TT 505 .A1 C67

Textiles in America 1650 -1870

REF TS 1767 .M66 1984

Handbooks & Manuals

Apparel Manufacturing Handbook
REF TT 497 .S6 1988

Chronicle of Western Fashion
REF GT 511 .P42 1991

Contemporary Fashion
REF TT 505 .A1 C66 1995

Costumes Through the Ages
REF GT 580 .C67 1982

Fabric and Fiber Sourcebook
REF TT 698 .M36 1989

Fairchild's Designer's / Stylist's Handbook
REF TT 507 .G55 1980

Revised 06/2017


Recommended Journals

Full Text Electronic Journals (This online resource lists and provides access to e-journals available through the Madonna Library. To locate a Business Administration journal, search by journal title, or browse titles under the subject "Business & Economics.") Selected titles include:

Print Journals @ Madonna Library

B to B
Crain's Detroit Business
Current Business Reports - Retail Trade
Journal of International Marketing
Textile World
The Regional Economist
Sales & Marketing
WWD-Women's Wear Daily

Revised 06/2017


Recommended Websites

Commercial Sites:

Fashion-era ("contains over 700 content rich, illustrated pages of Fashion History, Costume History, Clothing, Fashions and Social History.")

Fashion Net ("Guide to all things chic.")

Global Financial Data (Sources for financial statistics compiled by the Department of Finance, Ohio State University.)

Industry Information Resources (Industry Information Resources provides links to industry resources for over 250 industries. Individual pages for each industry list resources available from trade associations, publications, and research firms which address subjects such as industry overview, issues, trends, and outlook, financial ratios and benchmarking, compensation surveys, and valuation resources.)

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) (The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) has replaced the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system.)

Corporate Reports: (Free service allows users to review an annual report in an easy and convenient manner.)

Edgar Database (Corporate reports filed with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.)

Revised 10/2018

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Revised 09/2018

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