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Small and medium-sized (SMEs) clothing businesses

Nathalie Evans

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Nathalie Evans is a Senior Lecturer in Fashion Business at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Jeffrey

Michael Jeffrey is a retired academic formerly of Manchester Metropolitan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Craig

Susan Craig is a Senior Lecturer in Fashion Business at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Costing for the Fashion Industry

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Introduction The literature on UK entrepreneurs and SMEs is abundant; however, none of it focuses on clothing suppliers. Clothing suppliers in this context are businesses who buy goods from factories/agents overseas and sell them...

Corporate Culture

V. Ann Paulins

V. Ann Paulins is director and associate professor of retail merchandising at Ohio State Universitys School of Human and Consumer Sciences. She publishes regularly in academic journals,such as the Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, and presents her findings on consumer behavior at industry conferences. Her research interests include internship development, ethics and customer service quality, as well as examining the social psychology of consumption decisions. The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) presented her with the New Achiever award in 1997. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Julie L. Hillery

Julie L. Hillery is associate professor of textiles, apparel and merchandising at Northern Illinois University. In 2003, she was awarded a professorship with Kohls, a large clothing retailer based in Wisconsin, for her work as an internship coordinator between NIU students and the company. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ethics in the Fashion Industry

Fairchild Books, 2020

Book chapter

...Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:Define what is meant by corporate cultureExplain factors that affect corporate culture and how these factors affect job satisfactionEvaluate how a company’s mission statement reflects...

Learning to Document Performance at a Specialty Retailer

Joseph H. Hancock

Joseph Hancock, II is an international authority in the area of fashion branding as a form of storytelling. He released his book Brand/Story: Ralph, Vera, Johnny, Billy and Other Adventures in Fashion Branding (2009), now to be released in a 2nd Edition in 2016 to be called Brand/Story: Explorations and Cases in Fashion Branding. His works on branding and storytelling have appeared in such publications as The Brand Challenge by Kartikeya Kompella (Kogan Page 2016) and Strategic Design Thinking by Natalie Nixon (Bloomsbury, 2015). He has also published two coedited books, Fashion in Popular Culture (2013) and Global Fashion Brands (2014) with Intellect Publishing through The University of Chicago Press. Dr. Hancock is the principal editor of the peer-reviewed journal Fashion, Style and Popular Culture (Intellect Publishers). He is Executive Director for Events for the Popular Culture/American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA) and was their 2009 recipient of the Felicia F. Campbell Award for Area Chairs. He has been awarded Drexel's 2008 Steinbright Cooperative Career Center's faculty of the year and recently received the 2011 Stanley J. Gwiazda Professorship Award. Dr. Hancock has received over $100,000 in grants, fellowships and awards and has generated $13,000 in corporate gifts for Drexel University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nancy J. Rabolt

Nancy J. Rabolt

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Judy K. Miler

Judy K. Miler

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Introductory business case

...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Compare the management styles of Joe’s two general managers. Explain the communication problems in this case. Identify the reason for Joe’s poor performance...

The Informant Trainee

Introductory business case

...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Identify and articulate a fashion graduate’s personal moral, ethical, and professional beliefs and values in relation to a managerial decision to uncover...

Creating an Effective Mission Statement: Why, How, and Next Steps

Michele M. Granger

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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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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Introductory business case

...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Articulate the purposes of mission statements for fashion brand companies. Create an effective mission statement for a small athletic wear company. Evaluate...

Growth of Green Apparel Manufacturing Strategies in Bangladesh

Fashion Business Cases : A Student Guide to Learning with Case Studies

Fairchild Books, 2021

Book chapter

...This case study explores the changing competitive environment influencing the shift towards responsible and clean production in Bangladesh by global retailers after the Rana Plaza tragedy in March 2013. The case explores the concept...

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

Book chapter

...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...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Recognize the importance of good working relations among colleagues. Identify signs of addiction. Determine retail store policies that can address drug or alcohol...

John Smedley

Bethan Alexander

Bethan Alexander is with the London College of Fashion Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Business Cases : A Student Guide to Learning with Case Studies

Fairchild Books, 2021

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...John Smedley is a 234-year-old family business based in the UK. It specializes in knitwear within the premium-luxury sector and still operates from its original manufacturing location in Lea Mills, Derbyshire. The management of change...

Fashion entrepreneurship and management

Susan Dillon

Susan Dillon is Principal Lecturer and Subject Group Leader for Fashion and Jewellery at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Fundamentals of Fashion Management

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book chapter

...The fashion industry is not just about designer frocks; it is a serious business that contributes billions to the world economy.© Estrop/Contributor via Getty ImagesThis final chapter covers the area of fashion management in the context...