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100 1  Rathinamoorthy, R 
245 10 Apparel Merchandising 
264  1 Havertown :|bWoodhead Publishing India PVT. LTD,|c2018 
264  4 |c©2018 
300    1 online resource (397 pages) 
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490 1  Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles Ser 
505 0  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 
505 8  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 
505 8  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 
505 8  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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