• Introduction

    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.

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  • Pre-Business

    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.

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  • Starting your Business

    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.

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Fashion Calendar

The seasonal fashion calendar including full and pre collections.

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For Autumn/Winter: Complete sampling · Selling the range
·      Contracting and seeing buyers
·      Organising production for autumn deliveries
For Spring/Summer: Begin sourcing fabric
For Pre-Fall: Sales (Europe) · Production sourced / finances

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