Learn where to get fabric and labor. They will research where to buy locally, regionally and nationally plus the process and the pros and cons of going overseas. They will discuss duty, quota, agents and agency fees, customs, NAFTA/CAFTA/WTO and how to prepare for and attend textile markets. Pre-req for this class: Pricing & Costing Step 7 of the 12-part Fall Apparel Entrepreneur series
Sign up for the series and get your free copy of “Boutiques Guide: Portland”. Your guide to locally owned boutiques selling independent design with features on 34 carefully chosen shops with pictures and plenty of useful details. There are maps to find your way around plus tips on where to get a bite to eat and find a happy hour!
Instructor:Dana Ditto, sourcing manager, Nike
Dates/Times:Saturday, Oct 27, 10 am-1 pm
Cost/Cost Options:36 clock hours for series; 3 clock hours for this class
Supply List:CLASS SUPPLY LIST
Bring a pen/pencil/notepad or tablet/laptop to take notes