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Legal Aspects of Fashion Businesses

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:definitions and applications of laws designed to protect fashion innovations and designsthe legal aspects of licensing intellectual property in the fashion industrylegal requirements of fashion...

Finishing

Janace E. Bubonia

Janace E. Bubonia, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Design, Merchandising and Textiles at Texas Christian University. She has taught classes in design and product development, fashion illustration, fashion show production, promotion, and textile testing among others. She is a member of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Apparel Production Terms and Processes

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...After garments are sewn, loose threads are trimmed, and garments are inspected and defects repaired, garments are then pressed, folded or hung, tagged, and packaged for shipment. These procedures are all part of the process known...

Human Resource Management

Lynda Rose Poloian

Lynda Rose Poloian taught retailing, marketing, and fashion courses at Southern New Hampshire University, USA, and was Director of the Fashion Merchandising Program for more than 25 years. She is a past president of ACRA, the collegiate affiliate of the National Retail Federation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retailing Principles : Global, Multichannel, and Managerial Viewpoints

Fairchild Publications (US), 2003

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...After completing this chapter you should be able to:Discuss current challenges facing human resource management, including the impact of downsizing, displacement, and outplacement.Describe the primary responsibilities of the human resource...

The Middle East and Africa

International Retailing

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...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...

Quality Assurance

Michael P. Londrigan

Michael P. Londrigan is Vice President for Academic Affairs at LIM College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jacqueline M. Jenkins

Jacqueline M. Jenkins is Acting Executive Director of Strategic Planning and Innovation at the Fashion Institute of Technology, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Supply Chain Management

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:Understand the meaning of quality and how it applies to the fashion industry.Analyze the elements that make up quality assurance.Identify ways in which quality is administered...

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...
...Pierre Cardin was born Pietro Cardin in Venice in 1922. He started his career at a young age—he was apprenticed to a clothier at fourteen. In 1939 he started working for a tailor in Vichy before moving to Paris to study architecture...

Garments, International Trade in

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Garments have been perhaps the most international of consumer products dating back to the late 1800s when Paris couturiers—led by the House of Worth—dictated the styles that affluent women around the world wore. Those garments were composed...

Step 5: How to Shop the Market

Karen M. Videtic

Karen M. Videtic is a Professor in the Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, where she has taught has taught retail buying, fashion merchandising, retail entrepreneurship, management, and fashion promotions since 1984. 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 : A Buying Simulation

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...How to prepare for your market tripWhat type of statistics and department information are needed before your trip to the marketThe different methods used to shop the marketHow to assess market trends for your departmentHow to develop key...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Explain trademark and copyright infringement in the fashion industry. Demonstrate how counterfeits can be damaging to businesses. Describe the ramifications...