| In an ongoing cooperative program between ACK and Al-Futtaim Group, 10 ACK School of Business students took part in an internship program at several stores owned by Al-Futtaim Group, noting that the internship program has been active over the past five years.
Three of the students were given an internship opportunity at BCBGMAXAZRIA. During the internship, the students were instructed on the retail cycle by the manager of BCBGMAXAZRIA, Ms. Jennifer. The students were also allowed to conduct customer surveys, market analyses and merchandise placement.
Another group consisting of three students was hosted by Guess stores. While there, they received hands-on experience in different aspects of maintaining a retail store including laying out merchandise, helping customers and performing competitor analyses.
The final group, which consisted of four students, was trained at Marks and Spencer. The students were taught how to properly present merchandise, assist customers, packing and unpacking process and learnt about pricing the merchandises.
Posted on Jan. 22, 2019