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This programme looks at information technology in the retailing industry, using BHS as the case study.
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Module code and title: T102, Living with technology: a foundation course
Item code: T102; 05
First transmission date: 1989
Published: 1989
Duration: 00:24:30
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Producer: Bill Young
Contributors: Jacqueline Dallyn; Pat Diamond; Ron Stevens
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): Merchandise; Retail; Sales
Footage description: Footage - Presenter talking in studio (00'28"-2'17") - People walking around shopping centre. Interior of Boots & sign. M&S sign. View through Habitat window. Various shop signs. People entering shops (2'18"-3'09") - Woman and 3 boys shopping in BHS. Security guard. Woman buying clothes at till. Woman paying with credit card (3'10"-5'14") - Pat Diamond talking. Views of BHS interior. James Flood talking. Sales assistant keying in item number on till. Two women closing down terminals. Woman operating central terminal (5'15"-7'20") - Night view of Milton Keynes. The Point. Map of the UK. Night view of Milton Keynes. Data on computer screens (7'21"-8'22") - Merchandise buyers in a meeting. Jacqueline Dallyn talking. Printout of sales data. Merchandise buyers discussing swimsuit sales (8'23"-11'35") - Car parking outside Elgin Manufacturing Co. Interior of textile factory. Machinists at work. John Seller talking. Machinists (11'36"-13'42"). Jacqueline Dallyn talking. Interior of textile factory. Machinists making swim suits. Computer and keyboard. Data from BHS on screen. Woman at computer. Woman transferring data to printout. Woman giving printout to a colleague (13'44"-16'14") - Woman entering data on computer. Data on computer screen. Man at computer receiving information and printing it out. Data on screen. Barcodes printing (13'45"-18'29") - Ron Stevens talking. Clerical staff at work in office. Pat Diamond discussing sales with member of staff (18'30"-20'26") - Men clearing ice from footpath. People shopping in BHS. Swimsuits hanging up in polythene bags. Machinists working in textile factory. Display models in BHS. Shoppers (20'27"-22'43") Pat Diamond talking. Security guard closing doors. Night views of Milton Keynes (22'44"-24'30").
Master spool number: HOU6001
Production number: FOUT311H
Videofinder number: 4505
Available to public: no