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Panel discussion on ‘Buying & Sourcing during Pandemic’ held at FDDI, NOIDA campus

A panel discussion on ‘Buying & Sourcing during Pandemic’ was held on 17th August 2021 at Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), NOIDA campus.

Using the digital communication, FDDI School of Retail & Fashion Merchandise (FSRFM) had organized the panel discussion to elucidate the changes in buying & sourcing under COVID-19 pandemic conditions.

The eminent panel members, alumni of FDDI, included Ms. Bharti, Manager Accessories, Buying & Merchandising from Lifestyle, Mr. Somit, Category Head from Tata Cliq and Mr. Nirmal Saraf, Business Consultant & Aggregator.

They provided insights on the process of buying and sourcing in three phases which included pre-COVID-19, during the first lockdown, and after the second lockdown. They explained how buying pattern has changed across different categories.


The session was attended by fifty four students of MBA Retail & Fashion Merchandise and faculty members.