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Beyond Design

The Synergy of Apparel Product Development

4th Edition

Sandra Keiser,Deborah Vandermar and Myrna B. Garner

Published: AUG 10, 2017

This informative, full-color text takes students step-by-step through the decision-making involved in the pre-production processes of apparel product development---planning, forecasting, fabricating, line development, technical design, pricing, sourcing, and distribution. It demonstrates how these processes must be coordinated to get the right product to market, when consumers want it, and at a price they are willing to pay. The 4th Edition has been edited around a new metastructure to maximize student learning. It continues to build on the themes of sustainability, business ethics, and the impact of fast fashion and social media while seeking to address opportunities for both large and small companies, and entrepreneurs. The text advances its discussion of how new technologies continue to shorten the product development calendar. Chapters have been updated to include current examples, updated charts and graphs, and more case studies. There are updated references to contemporary developments with examples relevant to today's student.

New to this Edition
· Includes international examples and case studies that address the effects of globalization
· Advances the discussion of the pros and cons of fast fashion vs. slow fashion
· Revised, easier-to-read charts and graphs and 30% new color photographs
· Thoroughly revised Chapters 12 (Sourcing) and 13 (Costing and Pricing) updated with most recent info on trade laws, changes in sourcing criteria and wages in international sourcing countries

Beyond Design STUDIO
· Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
· Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary
· Watch videos that bring chapter concepts to life

This bundle includes Beyond Design and Beyond Design STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501315480
eBook + Studio 9781501315473
eBook 9781501315428
Paperback 9781501315411
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501315459

Going Global

The Textile and Apparel Industry

3rd Edition

Grace I. Kunz,Elena Karpova and Myrna B. Garner

Published: MAR 10, 2016

Going Global provides a coherent framework for understanding the textiles and apparel industry in the context of the sustainability of supply chain and global sourcing practices. The manufacturing and distribution of textiles and apparel products is a truly global industry, making it crucial that students are aware of the most current political, social and economic developments within the international marketplace. This third edition includes updated discussions of ethics, social justice, and environmental responsibility; trade agreements; and the role and specialization of the world regions and selected countries that are major players in the textile and apparel marketplace. The text examines Europe and the European Union, the Americas and the Caribbean Basin, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia and Oceania with an increased emphasis on China, Vietnam and Bangladesh.

New to this Edition
- Increased coverage of sourcing with two new chapters: Chapter 7, Selecting Locations for Global Sourcing, and Chapter 8, Selecting Vendors for Global Sourcing
- Updated and new case studies in every chapter with added discussion questions to improve critical thinking skills
- Updated data in Part 3 for each country discussed, including current info on politics and economic development, trade agreements and statistics, plus sourcing and sustainability issues in each region

This current text will help students gain a holistic understand of supply chains and global sourcing concepts and practices.

Features
- Includes chapter opening Learning Objectives, "Fun Facts", "Global Lexicon" glossary with key terms, and end of chapter Learning Activities
- Uses Li & Fung's conceptual model of a global supply chain
- An emphasis on sustainability in the context of textile and apparel production, distribution and consumption with current and relevant examples
- Over 150 photos and and figures, plus an 8-page color insert featuring important maps in vibrant full colorr

Introducing Going Global STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study!

Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions
Access images of all of the photos in the book in full color

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


This bundle includes Going Global, 3rd Edition and Going Global STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501318344
eBook + Studio 9781501318337
eBook 9781501307317
Paperback 9781501307300
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501318313