What is Strike off in the Garments Industry?

There are over a hundred types of terms and definitions used in the garments merchandising process. All are important as they are used in manufacturing, business, and commercial process. Being a student of textiles or Fashion, or an employee of these related industries, we need to know and understand all things needed in the garments[…]

Difference between Lining and Interlining

Difference between Lining and Interlining | Lining and Interlining Fiber Types Lining and Interlining Both are being used in the garments industry as cloth trimming. Both trims are attached to the garment part through the fusing process, sewing process, or ironing. We use them on the inner side of the garment, not visible from the[…]

What are Differences between Trims and Accessories

If you have fabric, what more do you need to make a garment? Trims and Accessories are the items used to make cloth in the garments industry apart from fabric. You find can this list what are materials needed in the BOM sheet in the garments industry. These items help some fabric cut panels to[…]

What is Trim Card in Garments Industry | Its importance and use

What is Trim Card in the Garments Industry The trim card is also known as ‘Swatch card‘, a common word in the garments manufacturing industry. So it is a Swatch card in the garments industry. To assure Fabric & Trims which are going to be used for production are approved by the Buyer / Merchandiser[…]

Merchandiser: Definition, Alphabetic Meaning, and Responsibilities in Apparel Industry

Merchandiser definition A merchandiser is a person who monitors taking orders, price negotiation, raw material sourcing, ensuring inventory, pre-production activities, bulk production, packing, and on-time delivery. Merchandiser plays the role to keep communication between vendor and customers in the garments industry. A bridge between two parts of the garments business. As the responsibilities are high[…]

Art of Order negotiation of a Garments Merchandiser

Garment marketing and merchandising present a unique problem because of the ever-changing nature of fashion and the difficulty of predicting consumer demand. The fashion world is famous for its fast-moving, style variation, product uniqueness, do-or-die success, or failure rate. With a need to respond quickly to consumer purchasing, sophisticated processes are required for quick decision-making[…]

Terms and Definitions of Apparel Merchandising

Apparel Merchandising Terms and Definitions There is so many commercial and costing terminology used in the apparel merchandising process. Those terms and definitions are important to handle export garments manufacturing from getting orders to taking payments. These are all terminology related to factory merchandising, retail merchandising, commercial, and shipping departments. It is necessary to know[…]

Importance of TNA (Time and Action Plan) in the Garments Industry

The most important and powerful tool of merchandising -is the time and action calendar (TNA/ T&A) to execute orders to garment buyers. We are going to produce a PO, we need to check the time and action plan. Generally, merchandisers prepare the Time and action plan of the order in a spreadsheet by listing down[…]

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