Interior Merchandising is based on the retail/sales/operations/promotion component of merchandising interior products used in interior spaces. An interior merchandiser must understand all facets of the interiors industry from furniture, textiles, lighting, accessories used, plus the merchandising of all products. In the field of interior merchandising promoting and displaying products plus the understanding of retailing of the interior industry will be key components of the field.
Stephen F. Austin State University has had two successful programs Interior Design (which is an accredited program) and Fashion Merchandising. Both programs have had very successful alums. The two disciplines have joined together to create a new major Interior Merchandising. Currently Interior Design has 140 majors and Fashion Merchandising has 107 majors.
Interior Merchandising is one of the fasted upcoming majors, it is a 120 hour degree with culminating course work from the Interior Design, Fashion Merchandising and Art field. If you have any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org.