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The Middle East and Africa

International Retailing

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...Map of the Middle East and Africa.After reading this chapter, you should be able to:Identify retail risks and opportunities in emerging markets.Explain about retail start-ups and the reinvention of retail.Identify the largest mall...

The end of the war in Europe to 1947: rejuvenating the international business of haute couture

Paris Fashion and World War Two : Global Diffusion and Nazi Control

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Drawing of Dior design ‘Ketey’ on official Lucien Lelong notepaper, probably late 1946 (with thanks to Archives Dior, Paris).The war in Europe finally ended on 7 May 1945, but whilst the celebrations were unbounded, this brought...

Step 4: Purchase Order and Methods of Payment

Jung E. Ha-Brookshire

Jung Ha-Brookshire, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel Management at the University of Missouri, USA. She is a Fulbright Scholar who teaches and researches global sourcing after 8 years of apparel sourcing industry experience in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...The sourcer finally issues a purchase order when initial costing has been agreed on and the details of production and products have been settled. While issuing a purchase order, the sourcer also negotiates how to make payment...

Step Four: Importing Trade Agreements and Laws

Donna W. Reamy

Donna W. Reamy teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cynthia W. Steele

Cynthia W. Steele is Creative Director for C & F Enterprises/Gallerie II, USA, where she is responsible for trend and design direction for the company. Formerly an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fashion at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, she has taught courses in apparel industry, retail buying, merchandising, trends and fashion promotion. Her professional background includes product development in textiles, seasonal trim, gift, decorative accessories and home decor, over ten years in sales management in the gift and decorative accessories industry and over 15 years in retail buying and management for department and specialty stores. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Perry’s Department Store: An Importing Simulation

Fairchild Publications, 2006

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...The impact of globalization on textile and apparel tradeThe historical perspective on the textile and apparel tradeA few basic trade fundamentalsImportant trade agreements between the United States and countries around the worldRelevant...

Career Opportunities in Importing

Donna W. Reamy

Donna W. Reamy teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cynthia W. Steele

Cynthia W. Steele is Creative Director for C & F Enterprises/Gallerie II, USA, where she is responsible for trend and design direction for the company. Formerly an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fashion at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, she has taught courses in apparel industry, retail buying, merchandising, trends and fashion promotion. Her professional background includes product development in textiles, seasonal trim, gift, decorative accessories and home decor, over ten years in sales management in the gift and decorative accessories industry and over 15 years in retail buying and management for department and specialty stores. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Perry’s Department Store: An Importing Simulation

Fairchild Publications, 2006

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...The diverse careers available in the area of importingThe various businesses involved in importingThe roles, skills, and responsibilities that occupations in importing involveThis chapter provides insight into employment opportunities...

Prognosis for the Future

International Retailing

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...Macy’s, the largest department store group in the United States, may be bought by another company or restructured—stay tuned.After studying this chapter, you should be able to:Describe possible changes in retail in the future.Name leading...

Trends in Global Sourcing

Jung E. Ha-Brookshire

Jung Ha-Brookshire, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel Management at the University of Missouri, USA. She is a Fulbright Scholar who teaches and researches global sourcing after 8 years of apparel sourcing industry experience in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...Previous chapters discussed the reasons for global sourcing. Various theories were used to explain why today’s businesses source their products or components globally. This chapter discusses the current trends in global sourcing...

Working with logistics and transportation providers

Deanna Clark-Esposito

Deanna Clark-Esposito is Adjunct Professor of International Business Law at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, Adjunct Professor of Business Law at LIM College, New York City, and Partner of Fashion Compliance and International Trade, at the law firm Schrier Shayne Koenig Samberg and Ryne, also in New York City, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to Fashion Law and Compliance

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...Like any purchase that requires a delivery, having great customer service, secure packaging, and quick—or at least reliable—shipping makes a buyer both satisfied with the shopping experience as well as eager to buy from the seller again...

Step 3: Micro-Level Supplier Analysis

Jung E. Ha-Brookshire

Jung Ha-Brookshire, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel Management at the University of Missouri, USA. She is a Fulbright Scholar who teaches and researches global sourcing after 8 years of apparel sourcing industry experience in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...Once analyses of potential sourcing destinations at the macro level are conducted, sourcers then look at potential suppliers at a micro level. Each supplier has different advantages and disadvantages, and sourcers need to take all factors...

Step 6: Logistics and Importing Processes

Jung E. Ha-Brookshire

Jung Ha-Brookshire, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel Management at the University of Missouri, USA. She is a Fulbright Scholar who teaches and researches global sourcing after 8 years of apparel sourcing industry experience in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...Throughout the global sourcing project, sourcers make numerous logistics decisions to move raw materials to production sites, and to move finished goods to each individual store. Freight forwarders help sourcers throughout the process. Once...