Author Rathinamoorthy, R
Title Apparel Merchandising
Imprint Havertown : Woodhead Publishing India PVT. LTD, 2018
©2018
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Descript 1 online resource (397 pages)
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Series Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles Ser
Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles Ser
Note Intro -- APPAREL MERCHANDISING -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1 Introduction to merchandising -- 1.1 Introduction to apparel industry -- 1.2 Merchandiser in apparel industry -- 1.3 Roles of a fashion merchandiser -- 1.4 Role of a production merchandiser -- 1.5 Role of a retail merchandiser -- 1.6 Samples in apparel industry -- 1.6.1 Sampling process -- 1.6.2 Samples and their importance -- 1.7 Responsibilities of a merchandiser -- 1.8 Quality of a merchandiser -- 1.9 Merchandiser interface with other departments of apparel industry -- 1.10 Terminologies and abbreviations used inmerchandising process -- 1.11 Summary -- References -- 2 Forecasting and product development -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Line planning -- 2.3 Line development -- 2.3.1 Fashion forecasting process -- 2.3.2 Market research -- 2.3.3 Fashion research -- 2.4 Product development -- 2.4.1 Role of merchandiser in product development process -- 2.5 Line adoption -- 2.6 Apparel analysis process -- 2.6.1 Style description -- 2.6.2 Positioning strategy -- 2.6.3 Sizing and fit -- 2.6.4 Material specifications -- 2.6.5 Garment component assembly -- 2.6.6 Final assembly and finishing -- 2.6.7 Style presentation -- 2.6.8 Example of apparel analysis process: Analysis of a "Polo T-Shirt" -- 2.7 Customer profiling for apparel merchandisers -- 2.7.1 Customer profiling methods -- 2.7.2 Benefits of customer profiling -- 2.8 Summary -- References -- Appendix I -- 3 Merchandising planning and order execution -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Time and action plan for merchandisers -- 3.3 Development of time and action plan -- 3.3.1 Gantt chart -- 3.3.2 Network charts -- 3.4 Raw material consumption estimations -- 3.4.1 Fabric and yarn weight calculations -- 3.4.2 Size wise - Colour wise order quantity breakup identification -- 3.4.3 Yarn or fabric consumption calculations
3.4.4 Sewing threads - consumption calculation -- 3.4.5 Other raw material consumptions -- 3.5 Factory capacity planning -- 3.5.1 Sewing department capacity calculation - Line efficiencyand capacity -- 3.5.2 Capacity calculation for other departments -- 3.6 Summary -- References -- 4 Sourcing for merchandiser -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Classifications of sourcing process -- 4.3 Sourcing strategies for decision-making -- 4.4 Sourcing process in an apparel industry -- 4.5 Role of merchandiser in sourcing process -- 4.6 Factors affecting sourcing process -- 4.6.1 Lead time -- 4.6.2 Minimum order quantity (MOQ) -- 4.6.3 Logistics facilities -- 4.6.4 Quality parameters -- 4.6.5 Sourcing costs -- 4.7 Supplier or vendor management -- 4.7.1 Supplier / vendor selection criteria -- 4.7.2 Supplier selection process -- 4.8 Types of supplier for apparel industry -- 4.9 Vendor / supplier evaluation -- 4.10 Vendor evaluation methods -- 4.11 Summary -- References -- 5 Apparel costing for merchandiser -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Elements of cost -- 5.2.1 Material cost -- 5.2.2 Labour cost -- 5.2.3 Expenses -- 5.2.4 Overheads -- 5.3 Factors influencing the costing process -- 5.4 Calculation of fabric cost -- 5.4.1 Yarn cost calculation -- 5.4.2 Process cost calculation -- 5.5 Fabric cost calculation -- 5.6 Cost calculation in apparel production departments -- 5.6.1 Cutting department costs -- 5.6.2 Sewing department costs -- 5.6.3 Trimming and checking department cost -- 5.6.4 Packing department costs -- 5.6.5 Calculation of shipping and forwarding cost -- 5.7 Calculation of overall apparel manufacturing cost (Cut - Make - Trim/Pack and Shipping) -- 5.8 Summary -- References -- 6 Export procedure and documentation -- 6.1 Export procedure -- 6.2 Terms of payment -- 6.2.1 Advance payment -- 6.2.2 Letter of credit (L/C) -- 6.2.3 Documents against acceptance
6.3 Delivery terms -- 6.3.1 INCOTERMS 2010 -- 6.3.2 INCOTERMS 2000 -- 6.4 Export finance -- 6.4.1 Pre- and post-shipment finance -- 6.4.2 Other initiatives -- 6.5 Pre-shipment inspection -- 6.5.1 Pre-shipment inspection agencies -- 6.6 Shipment modes -- 6.6.1 Types of load -- 6.6.2 Types of containers -- 6.6.3 Selection of freight forwarder -- 6.7 Export customs clearance procedure -- 6.8 Export documentation -- 6.8.1 Need for export documentation -- 6.8.2 Types of export documents -- 6.8.3 Commercial documents -- 6.8.4 Regulatory documents -- 6.9 Internal documents for merchandiser -- 6.9.1 Customer information -- 6.9.2 List of customer -- 6.9.3 Sample / pattern request form -- 6.9.4 Order review form -- 6.9.5 Order register (OCN) -- 6.9.6 Accessories indent form -- 6.9.7 Fabric indents cum cut planner -- 6.9.8 Yarn requisition form -- 6.9.9 Lap dip approval report -- 6.9.10 Photo sample / fit sample / size set report -- 6.9.11 Work order -- 6.9.12 Pre-production meeting form -- 6.9.13 Bulk fabric approval and trim card approval -- 6.9.14 Amendment form -- 6.9.15 Order status report -- 6.9.16 Customer feedback form -- 6.10 Summary -- References -- ANNEXURE I -- 7 Communication skills for merchandiser -- 7.1 Communication -- 7.2 Process and elements of communication -- 7.3 Business communication -- 7.4 Objectives of business communication -- 7.5 Importance of business communication -- 7.6 Types of business communication -- 7.6.1 Formal communication -- 7.6.2 Informal communication -- 7.6.3 Communication in internal environment -- 7.6.4 Communication in external environment -- 7.7 Principles of good communication -- 7.7.1 7 C's of communication -- 7.7.2 4 S's of communication -- 7.8 Barriers in communication -- 7.8.1 Overcoming barriers in communication -- 7.9 Merchandiser and communication -- 7.10 Communication skills for a merchandiser
7.11 Improving communication skills of a merchandiser -- 7.11.1 Improving listening skills -- 7.11.2 Improving body language in communication -- 7.11.3 Improving writing skills -- 7.11.4 Improving presentation skills -- 7.11.5 Improving negotiation skills -- 7.11.6 Improving intercultural communication skills -- 7.11.7 Improving skills to conduct meetings effectively -- 7.11.8 Improving speaking skills -- 7.12 Cases to understand importance of communicationfor a merchandiser -- 7.13 Summary -- References -- Index -- Page 1
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