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...Fashion and Style Cindy Crawford is a leading American model, actress, television host, entrepreneur, and businesswoman. She was born on 20 February 1966 in DeKalb, Illinois. A picture of the sixteen-year-old Crawford taken by local...
...Fashion and Style Christy Turlington is a leading American model, humanitarian campaigner, and filmmaker. She was born on 2 January 1969 in California. Aged fourteen, Turlington was horseback riding in Miami, Florida, when local...
...Fashion and Style Australian Elle Macpherson (born Eleanor Nancy Gow, 29 March 1964) is a leading model, actress, television host, and businesswoman. Macpherson studied law for one year at the University of Sydney, but to pay for her...

Business Entities in the Fashion Industry

Leslie Davis Burns

Dr. Leslie Davis Burns is President and Founder of Responsible Global Fashion LLC and Professor Emerita of Apparel Design and Merchandising at Oregon State University. A scholar and educator around topics related to the international apparel industries, consumer behaviour, and corporate social responsibility, Leslie is author of Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion (2019, Fairchild Books) and co-author of The Business of Fashion (6th edition forthcoming, 2020, Fairchild Books). She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the new online resource, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases. Leslie is a Fellow of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and has received the Distinguished Scholar and the Educator of the Year Awards from ITAA in addition to teaching, research, and leadership awards from Oregon State University. Leslie holds a BA from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in Consumer Sciences and Retailing from Purdue University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kathy K. Mullet

Kathy K. Mullet is based at Oregon State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Business of Fashion : Designing, Manufacturing, and Marketing

Fairchild Books, 2020

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...IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN THE FOLLOWING:characteristics of business entities including sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and limited liability company as they relate to the fashion industryadvantages and disadvantages...
...Fashion and Style Naomi Campbell is a leading British model, television host, and businesswoman, who was born in London on 22 May, 1970. By the time the 5 ft. 9 in. (1.75 m) fifteen-year-old schoolgirl was discovered by Beth Boldt, the head...

Pulling It All Together

Rosalie J. Regni

Rosalie J. Regni is an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jimmie G. Anderson

Jimmie G. Anderson is retired and currently volunteers his time to the Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Virginia Commonwealth University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Entrepreneurship in Action : A Retail Store Simulation

Fairchild Books, 2009

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...“Veni, Vidi, Vici”This step in the simulation will guide you through:Effective organization of your business planWriting the summary/letter of intentTabulation of the business planCreating a business description and mission...

Building a Team to Drive Success

Michele M. Granger

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Michele M. Granger is a full professor in the Fashion and Interior Design Department, College of Business Administration, at Missouri State University, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tina M. Sterling

Tina M. Sterling is an entrepreneur and serves as a consultant to businesses across the US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ann Cantrell

Ann Cantrell is an Assistant Professor in the Fashion Business Management Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US and owner of Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store in Brooklyn, NY. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Entrepreneurship : Retail Business Planning

Fairchild Books, 2019

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...Upon successful completion of this chapter, readers will be able to: Explain the key roles needed to build the management team. Develop a plan to hire key employees and the management team...

Preparing a Business Resume and Personal Financial Statement

Rosalie J. Regni

Rosalie J. Regni is an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jimmie G. Anderson

Jimmie G. Anderson is retired and currently volunteers his time to the Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Virginia Commonwealth University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Entrepreneurship in Action : A Retail Store Simulation

Fairchild Books, 2009

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...“What you see is what you get.”This step in the simulation will guide you through:Guidelines for preparing a business resumeDifferences between business and personal resumesHow to complete a personal financial statement The Business Resume...

creativity and cognition

Tracy Jennings

Tracy Jennings is based at Dominican University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Creativity in Fashion Design : An Inspiration Workbook

Fairchild Books (UK), 2011

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...“Lightness and transparency, and various references to Pina Bausch, Lynn Chadwick and the 11th century’s ‘The Tale of Genji.”—Ralph Rucci, Chado Ralph RucciImage of smoke that fashion designer Ralph Rucci used as inspiration for the Spring...

Conscious Step: Marketing Socks to Fight Poverty

Leslie Davis Burns

Dr. Leslie Davis Burns is President and Founder of Responsible Global Fashion LLC and Professor Emerita of Apparel Design and Merchandising at Oregon State University. A scholar and educator around topics related to the international apparel industries, consumer behaviour, and corporate social responsibility, Leslie is author of Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion (2019, Fairchild Books) and co-author of The Business of Fashion (6th edition forthcoming, 2020, Fairchild Books). She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the new online resource, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases. Leslie is a Fellow of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and has received the Distinguished Scholar and the Educator of the Year Awards from ITAA in addition to teaching, research, and leadership awards from Oregon State University. Leslie holds a BA from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in Consumer Sciences and Retailing from Purdue University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Intermediate business case

...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Define the target customer for Conscious Step socks. Analyze the effectiveness of Conscious Step’s current marketing efforts. Create a fifty-word marketing...