Live: Sourcing 101 in a Digital Age
Thursday March 4
Join us for a live session on Zoom to discuss navigating the digital platform, along with tips on sourcing, including an overview of textiles.
Frances, Sara, Trish
Tuesday August 10, 11:00am
Have you prepared your retail selling prices whether B 2 B or B 2 C and fully understand how to quantify them? This important session will explain what goes into costing, tech packs, specs etc.”
Frances Harder/Fashion for Profit
Building a Sustainable Brand
Monday August 9 3:30pm
Transparency and Traceability. What is ethical and sustainable SOURCING and why does it matter? How to find ethical and sustainable manufacturing, textiles and packaging. Sustainable design and production are increasingly important to the US consumer. This seminar will discuss the many new developments that are changing how garments are being produced. A cloud-based platform that will help track and verify where a brand sources its materials, where a garment was made, and the type of chemicals used in making the garment.
Frances Harder/Fashion for Profit , Panelist: Holli Gibson- Direct Source, Mike Farid- Nature USA
Tuesday August 10, 12:30pm
Nearshoring, and on-demand manufacturing. With the focus on speed to market, on-demand and accountability this session will explore the relevance and advantages of producing domestically, or near shoring with free trade countries.
Frances Harder/Fashion for Profit, SEBASTIAN ECHAVARRIA, PROCOLOMBIA USA and Carlo Gholami, Couture the Clothing Company.