Discover the wholesale costs of labor and materials from fabric and notions to tools and equipment. Get the basics of everything needed in order to set up a comprehensive cost sheet that will account for all apparel expenses. Learn a costing strategy in order to plan and determine affordability before start designing a line or purchasing fabric. That will helps determine how much to charge for products and services.  Pre-req:  Must know Excel or have taken the Excel for Apparel class. 

Step 5 of PFI’s 11-part Apparel Entrepreneur Series

About the instructor: Dana Ditto has more than 20 years of apparel industry experience across sourcing, costing, planning, merchandising and sales. After graduating with a bachelor of science in Apparel and Merchandising from Colorado State University, Ditto has grown her career with companies such as Limited, Harold’s Stores, GAP and Nike.

Dana Ditto, sourcing manager, Nike
Saturday, October 12, 10 am-1 pm PST; 1-4 pm EST
Cost/Cost Options:
1 CR: $75
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Bring a laptop computer loaded with Excel to this class.  ABy one week before your class starts, you are sent a reminder of log-in instructions and directed to go online to test your system.
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