FASHION BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

Fashion Supply Chain Management

Michael Londrigan and Jacqueline M. Jenkins

Published: AUG 09, 2018

Learn the elements of the global supply chain so that you can run a fashion business. The book covers raw materials, sourcing and production, inventory, logistics, information systems, and the retailer. It focuses on the apparel and textile industry, and discusses Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and retailing on a global scale. You will gain an understanding of how the fashion industry supply chain relates to various roles in a fashion company--from designer to merchandiser--so that you can create value for the consumer.

· Gives you tools for complex decision-making
· Shows you how to manage relationships in the fashion industry supply chain
· Explains the impact of technology on the “production calendar” in a fashion company

Fashion Supply Chain Management STUDIO
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eBook 9781501317804
Paperback 9781501317781

Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry

2nd Edition

Jung Ha-Brookshire

Published: APR 06, 2017

Over 95% of today’s textile and apparel products are globally sourced, making sourcing one of the most important business functions in the industry. Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry,2nd Edition examines this crucial function in the textile and apparel industries, providing practical insight into both how and why global sourcing is pursued. Chapters include step-by-step global sourcing procedures and explore the theoretical, political, economic, social, and environmental implications of global sourcing decisions with an emphasis on sustainability. A real-world approach using current examples and hypothetical company called Amazing Jean helps students see how sourcing tasks are completed in the fashion industry.

New to this Edition
- New cases studies at the end of each chapter offer real-life scenarios that today’s sourcers may face
- Emphasis on sustainable implications of global sourcing integrated throughout
- Current trade data, agreements, and examples of industry trends throughout the book
- Added coverage of trend analysis and forecasting in sourcing (Chapter 5)
- Significant updates to the future of global sourcing section, including technology, UN’s sustainable development goals, and on- or near-shoring trends (Chapter 12)
- 25% new color images
- New glossary includes essential terms and definitions from the book

Teaching Resources: Instructor's Guide, Test Bank, and PowerPoint presentations available.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781501328374
Paperback 9781501328367

The Business of Fashion

Designing, Manufacturing, and Marketing

5th Edition

Leslie Davis Burns,Kathy K. Mullet and Nancy O. Bryant

Published: SEP 08, 2016

Revised to keep up with the quickly evolving landscape of the fashion industry, the fifth edition of this authoritative text offers updated information on the design, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of fashion products within a global context. Research-based content provides insight on the organization and operation of textiles, apparel, accessories, and home fashion companies, as well as the effect of technological, organizational, and global changes on every area of the business. Updated discussions of technologies, corporate social responsibility, and sustainable practices are incorporated throughout the text.

New to this Edition

- Features a new Chapter 2 Global Fashion Supply/Value Chain and expanded section on global sourcing in Chapter 11 Sourcing Decisions and Production Centers
- New chapter case studies give students a chance to think critically and apply the chapter concepts
- Integrates corporate responsibility and sustainability throughout this edition
- Highlights the roles of emerging technologies from 3D technologies in fashion design to omnichannel technologies in fashion retail

The Business of Fashion STUDIO
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Teaching Resources
- Instructor's Guide with projects, case studies, and test questions connected to the knowledge and skill guidelines in the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) standards.
- PowerPoint presentations to frame lectures.


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Paperback + Studio 9781501315282
eBook + Studio 9781501315275
eBook 9781501315220
Paperback 9781501315213
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501315251

Entrepreneurship in Action

Rosalie J. Regni and Jimmie G. Anderson

Published: SEP 12, 2014

Many design students dream of opening a retail store of their own, but the actual process of starting their own business can be quite daunting. Entrepreneurship in Action: A Retail Store Simulation provides an opportunity to practice all the steps necessary to conceptualize, develop, open, and finally operate a business in the safe environment of the classroom. As they prepare to open their simulated retail business, students learn how to develop a product and product niche, conduct market research, and find funding and a good location for their store. Most importantly, when they reach the end of the book, they will have written a complete business plan in a format suitable for submission to a bank or other lending institution. This book brings enterprising students one step closer to making their dream a reality. Each chapter begins with learning objectives and explains a concept, as well as addresses questions that an entrepreneur would need to ask. An assignment follows that directs the students to think creatively to apply the theoretical knowledge previously introduced. The simulation thus pulls together the content as well as the format of a well-conceived business plan.

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~Explore business ownership using marketing, sales, and budgeting graphics and images
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Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501395444
eBook + Studio 9781501396076
eBook 9781628927764
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501395789

Essentials of Exporting and Importing

U.S. Trade Policies, Procedures, and Practices

2nd Edition

Harvey Shoemack and Patricia Mink Rath

Published: AUG 14, 2014

Essentials of Exporting and Importing provides the merchandising, marketing, or business student a practical, basic guide for importing and exporting products, services, or technology in a global economy. This fashion industry focused text will help readers learn what is necessary to carefully and thoroughly analyze a company's internal and external resources in order to grown and generate profits in a global marketplace. Fully updated with information on recent changes in U.S. export-import trade policies and procedures, current trade trends, and key trade relationships, this edition discusses how to identify and enter emerging markets and covers how global trade issues-such as cultural political, and economic climates-affect the textile and apparel industry.


New to this Edition:
~New chapter opening vignettes provide real life examples from the fashion industry
~Brief case studies of companies and entrepreneurs highlight chapter content in practice. Examples include: "Hall & Madden: Providing Customers with Bespoke Shirts at Department Store Prices" (Ch 2), "Basics of Exporting: Health and Beauty Aids for Africa" (Ch 4), and "Patagonia's Support of Growth and Sustainability" (Ch 9)
~New Chapter 10 provides four longer case studies relevant to exporting and importing

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781609018887
Paperback 9781609018894

Guide to Fashion Entrepreneurship

The Plan, the Product, the Process

Melissa G. Carr and Lisa Hopkins Newell

Published: JUN 05, 2014

Guide to Fashion Entrepreneurship delves into a comprehensive, step-by-step entrepreneurial action plan that investigates how fashion product concepts are created, branded, sourced, marketed, channeled, and merchandised. Each chapter delivers the essential tools to successfully identify market opportunities, execute product differentiation, and market a new brand or brand extension in a multichannel retail environment to achieve a profitable business.

Fashion students and aspiring fashion professionals will gain critical business and creative knowledge to move a product from concept to consumer--and learn how to launch a brand or fashion business.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781609019815
Paperback 9781609014933

The Real World Guide to Fashion Selling and Management

2nd Edition

Gerald J. Sherman and Sar Perlman

Published: MAY 08, 2014

Proper selling is professional, ethical and plays a vital role in the success of any business. The Real World Guide to Fashion Selling and Management explores the proven real-world principles of personal selling, customer relationships and sales management. The second edition is updated to reflect the latest sales methods and addresses the digital world as it applies to the sales activity. The use of social media, content marketing and time management tools are key elements covered in this revised edition. Sherman and Perlman outline the essentials required for success in the industry: how salespeople define and locate their markets, the importance of developing and maintaining relationships with clients, techniques for top-notch sales presentations, basic professional do's and don'ts, dynamic "behind the label" success stories, and how to anticipate—not just keep up with—today's global marketplace.

New to this Edition:
- Expanded to cover professional selling in retail beyond fashion
- New sections on Business-to-Consumer (B2C) retail sales management
- New chapter digital and social media in sales including
- Covers top sales management strategies and software tools, and how they can be used to increase productivity and time management Emphasizes how to find a job, networking, and building relationships

Instructor's Guide available

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781609018757
Paperback 9781609019334

Fashion Law

A Guide for Designers, Fashion Executives, and Attorneys

2nd Edition

Guillermo C. Jimenez and Barbara Kolsun

Published: MAR 13, 2014

In todays' highly competitive global market, fashion designers, entrepreneurs and executives need state, federal, and international laws to protect their intellectual property-their brands and the products by which their customers recognize them. Fashion Law provides a concise and practical guide to the full range of legal issues faced by a fashion company as it grows from infancy to international stature. Updated to reflect recent legal decisions and regulatory developments, this revised edition covers such a vital issues as intellectual property protection and litigation, licensing, anti-counterfeiting, start-ups and finance, commercial transactions, retail property leasing, employment regulations, advertising and marketing, celebrity endorsements, international trade. Features of the text help to make legal concepts accessible to the lay reader. More than 25 leading attorneys practicing in the emerging legal specialty of fashion law contributed the chapters for this authoritative text, and their expertise provides a foundation for fashion professionals and their legal advisors to work together effectively. New to this Edition~Expanded section on Intellectual Property protection, including an all new Chapter 6 on Litigation~All new Chapter 10 on Fashion Finance Features~Box Features provide real-life examples that demonstrate the role that law plays in the fashion business, including landmark court cases and current events~Practice Tips discuss legal issues that should be considered as fashion designers and executives establish procedures for conducting their business~Sample Clauses familiarize readers with the legal language that covers the rights and responsibilities of the parties to agreements. Instructor's Guide and PowerPoint presentations available.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781609018658
Paperback 9781609018955

Fashion Buying

From Trend Forecasting to Shop Floor

David Shaw and Dimitri Koumbis

Published: OCT 24, 2013

Fashion Buying: From Trend Forecasting to Shop Floor uniquely looks at what fashion buying entails in terms of the activities, processes and people involved – from the perspective of the fashion buyer. It breaks down the five key areas of buying activity for those wishing to pursue a career in the industry; crucially exploring the role of the fashion buyer, sources of buying inspiration, sourcing and communication, merchandise planning, and trends in fashion buying.

The book features insightful interviews with successful fashion creatives alongside business case studies, putting the contents of each chapter into professional context and perspective. Exercises and activities also enable you to apply your knowledge of the subject as you work through the book. Fully illustrated with inspiring imagery, Fashion Buying is an invaluable go-to handbook for fashion design, marketing, buying and merchandising students, written by industry experts.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9782940447541

Basics Fashion Management 01: Fashion Merchandising

Virginia Grose

Published: DEC 28, 2011

Highlighting the skills and considerations needed to manage products, this book will also help readers to understand processes such as product development, the supply chain and branding. It examines traditional and newer roles within the industry, discussing the roles of buyers, retailers and merchandisers. Interviews, photographs and case studies combine to make this an exciting and current career guide.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9782940447152
Paperback 9782940411344

The Fundamentals of Fashion Management

Susan Dillon

Published: NOV 28, 2011

In The Fundamentals of Fashion Management, Susan Dillon takes an in-depth look at the varied and competitive fashion trade.

Giving readers a behind-the-scenes insight into the roles and processes of the industry, this title combines creative and business approaches for those who want to gain an understanding of what it means to work in the fashion sector.

Clearly organized chapters explore fashion forecasting, merchandising and communication, as well as the events incorporated in the fashion calendar. Overall, the book forms an informative and beautifully illustrated introduction to the subject.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9782940447237
Paperback 9782940411580

Fashion Entrepreneurship

2nd Edition

Michele M. Granger and Tina M. Sterling

Published: AUG 31, 2011

Written by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, Fashion Entrepreneurship: Retail Business Planning, 2nd Edition, serves as a step-by-step guide to starting a fashion retail business. In addition to exploring entrepreneurship, management, and market segmentation, the text covers tactical elements such as financial statements, cash flow, accessing capital, merchandising, and creating a store on the Web. Using a hypothetical business plan that builds progressively with each chapter, the book offers a real-world practical framework for building a successful retail venture and creating a business plan. Profiles of successful entrepreneurs and exercises allow readers to apply the process to their own concepts.

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This bundle includes Fashion Entrepreneurship 2nd Edition and Fashion Entrepreneurship STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501395451
eBook + Studio 9781501396083
eBook 9781609014889
Paperback 9781501310164
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501395796

Ethics in the Fashion Industry

V. Ann Paulins and Julie L. Hillery

Published: MAR 03, 2009

Knock-off designer handbags, shoplifting, sweatshop labor, provocative advertising, these are just a few examples of complex ethical issues in the fashion industry today. Ethics are about making good decisions, and in the fashion industry—where it is essential to work cooperatively with many different people—understanding ethics is key to being an honest, informed, and effective employee. Ethics in the Fashion Industry provides readers with the tools they need to develop and practice ethical decision-making skills.

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Paperback + Studio 9781501395420
eBook + Studio 9781501396052
eBook 9781628927757
Paperback 9781501310171
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501395765

Social Responsibility in the Global Apparel Industry

Marsha A. Dickson,Suzanne Loker and Molly Eckman

Published: JAN 27, 2009

Globalization has dramatically changed the way business is conducted in the apparel manufacturing industry, particularly with respect to social responsibility in the design, production, and sourcing of products. Social Responsibility in the Global Apparel Industry combines an introduction to social and environmental issues in apparel manufacturing with an analysis of how corporate strategy and decisions made throughout the global supply chain can increase social responsibility. Readers learn how leading apparel and footwear brands and retailers attempt to solve complex problems including child labor, harassment and abuse, discrimination, excessive hours of work, low wages, poor factory health and safety, and negative impacts on the environment. Drawing on their research and industry experience, the authors prepare the next generation of industry professionals to change the apparel industry from the inside out by instilling within them awareness, knowledge, and passion.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781501308901
Paperback 9781563675928

Writing for the Fashion Business

Kristen K. Swanson and Judith C. Everett

Published: MAR 10, 2008

Writing for the Fashion Business is an exciting and engaging textbook that presents effective writing techniques geared specifically for the fashion industry. This text fills the gap between general writing classes and upper-level fashion courses that address writing for specific sectors of the fashion business, such as merchandising or promotion. Real-world examples, case studies, and industry profiles provide models of the challenges of writing for the fashion industry and discuss issues of form and content. Students have ample opportunity to practice writing and critical thinking skills as they complete the portfolio exercises within each chapter and respond to the questions at the end of each case study. Chapter summaries and lists of key terms help them retain chapter content.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781628921045
Paperback 9781563674396