Originally published by the British Fashion Council in 1997, the Designer Fact File was developed as a guide to setting up a designer business. 2012 marks its launch online, re-edited for today's marketplace.
As you prepare for business, this section of the Designer Fact File provides considerations and guidance essential for your business plan as well as finance.
Coming soon - from marketing and PR to sales and export, this section details areas that will develop your brand, edited by experts in each sector.
The seasonal fashion calendar including full and pre collections.
For Autumn/Winter: Complete sampling · Selling the range
· Contracting and seeing buyers
· Organising production for autumn deliveries
Begin sourcing fabric
For Pre-Fall: Sales (Europe) · Production sourced / finances
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