Introduction to Visual Merchandising at Bluewater Shopping Centre

Introduction to Visual Merchandising at Bluewater Shopping Centre


Tickets are £20pp - helping to cover the costs of materials and services provided during the session.

Janet Moore, Retail instructor at The Learning Shop presents: Introduction to Visual Merchandising

For creative individuals wanting to pursue a retail career in Visual Merchandising, and for those with an eye for fashion or design. Designed to provide an introduction to the topic of Visual Merchandising, the course will encourage you to think creatively and commercially about retail space, providing an insight into store window design and effective in-store displays.
Suitable for all abilities and levels of experience, we welcome you to come along, have a go and have fun!

Course content:

History of Visual Merchandising
The origins of Visual Merchandising: A timeline showcasing examples of VM through the decades, influential figures in the 20th Century - who created the concept of displaying products as a sales tool?
Themes within window displays
Prime selling spaces in a retail store - and why VM is such a relevant skill in retail and hospitality today

Principles of Design in Visual Merchandising:

Creatively merchandising products within retail and e-commerce
Identifying the 5 key principles of design
Using lighting and signage effectively in a retail environment

The workshop is a great fun packed day of learning.
We will provide a certificate for completing the course, which is endorsed by The Learning Shop, North Kent College and Bluewater, and will be a great addition for personal development and to add to a CV.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.


Janet at The Learning Shop

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Bluewater, Learning Shop
The Village(Upper)

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users


4½ hours (10:00am to 2:00pm)



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