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[…]

Sewing Thread Consumption of a Shirt in Apparel industry

Sewing Thread Consumption Sewing thread consumption is required to know for any apparel industry. Thread consumption is the amount the thread needed for operation at a certain length. So that merchandiser can budget the thread amount against any order. There are different types of stitches used in apparel, and each stitch consumption differs from the[…]

Bill of Material (BOM) in Apparel Industry

What is BOM in Apparel Industry? BOM is a Bill of materials; a list of materials needed for a style.  BOM sheet found in the spec sheet of customer, garments merchandiser follows the sheet handling an export order. Firstly, the merchandiser cannot work with the BOM sheet in any order. After getting an order from[…]

Corrugating Paper Sourcing Techniques for Carton box

Not many types of paper are needed for making cartons manufacturing, but we need to know many things to source the perfect paper for carton boxes. For the carton manufacturing process, its paper is important for maintaining the very good quality of the carton boxes. In this article, we are going to discuss the corrugating[…]

How to start Garments Manufacturing Business

How to start Garments Manufacturing Business in Bangladesh Starting the garments manufacturing business is getting challenging nowadays due to various reasons. The challenge begins with choosing a suitable location for establishing plants developing buyers and so on. This business’s success emerges when a set of experienced mid-management and skilled workforce produce quality goods with efficiency.[…]

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