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The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast

AEP023 – How To Sell Your Clothing Line – DTC – Part 2

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP023  In this episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast, we are again talking about sales. If you listened to last week's episode you know that we are doing a mini-training/series on sales. The last episode was focused on wholesale and the pros and cons and why it can still be relevant even for startups. So

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AEP022 – How To Sell Your Clothing Line – Wholesale – Part 1

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP022  In this episode, we are talking about sales. This is the first part of a mini-series on sales, and we are going to go through how to best to sell your apparel collection to shops. Meaning wholesale. The wholesale and retail climate in the apparel industry is no longer what it used to be. It

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AEP021 – YOUR BRAND AESTHETIC, BRAND MESSAGING & HANDLING COMPLAINTS

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP021 In this episode, we will cover four topics. These four topics have been requested by our community, and they are all very relevant today. The four topics we talk about today are: How to find your brand aesthetic. How to be authentic with your message. The difference in going to college and online education. How

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AEP020 – YOUR PERSONAL FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP020 In this episode, we talk about your physical and mental foundation. You've heard us talk about your brand's foundation and that it needs to be solid for your brand to succeed. Well, it's the same thing with you. You need to have a solid foundation to function and have an optimized output in terms

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AEP019 – WHO DO YOU NEED ON YOUR TEAM? IMPORTANT ROLES TO FILL, TO HELP YOU TAKE YOUR BRAND TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP019 Having an idea for an apparel brand is easy. Making that into a reality takes knowledge and effort, and taking it to new heights into a successful blooming apparel business, well that’s an entirely different story.    What is certain though is that you will not be able to get there alone.    You might be the CEO

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AEP018 – ONLINE MARKETING, COLLABORATIONS & ATTRACTING CUSTOMERS

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP018 This is the 18th episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast, and today we talk about online marketing, collaborations, and attracting customers. What’s most important for us and you is that you make progress in your business. We don’t just want you to listen and get inspired, well that’s fine too sometimes and its great

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AEP017 – INCREASING PROFITS, WORKING WITH PATTERNS & STARTING A KIDS CLOTHING BRAND

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast AEP017 In this episode, we are addressing how to work with patterns and communicating with manufacturers overseas. Is it possible to make the patterns and samples locally and then send them overseas for pattern grading and production? A few years ago, we started and ran a kids clothing brand. In this episode, we talk about how you

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AEP016 – HOW TO GET BACK IN THE GAME

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast In this episode, we will get, as usual, very tactical.  How do you get back after a setback in business or a failed business? Presumably, this is your dream, this is your passion, but stuff happens and your business failed, how do you bring it back to life, back on track and turn it around into a

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AEP015 – YOUR BUSINESS FOUNDATION

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast In this episode, we talk about entrepreneurship and your apparel brand’s foundation. 10 years ago we started our first apparel brand. Even though we had experience from working in the apparel industry, it was a challenge getting a good grip of starting up a business. Just the administration around registering the business, arranging bank account, creating

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AEP014 – HOW TO FIND YOUR NICHE IN THE MARKET PLACE

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast In this episode we talk about How To Find Your Niche In The Market Place. This is an extremely important topic and one that is vital if you are just starting out. If you are an existing brand, you might want to tap into new markets, expand your collection and product segments and these strategies

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AEP013 – FABRIC SOURCING 101

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast This podcast episode is about sourcing fabrics for your apparel brand as well as preparing you for visiting fashion trade shows. We know this topic is really interesting for many of you since there are loads of trade fairs going on now. This episode will prepare you as much as possible before visiting fairs so you can

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AEP012 – QUESTIONS & ANSWERS II

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this episode, we are again answering some questions that you guys have sent us. We are addressing questions regarding the packaging of your garments, crowdfunding, Portuguese manufacturers, building your team, and if it’s alway necessary to address a need when designing your collection. So a nice spread of topics today that are all very

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AEP011 – QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE STARTING AN APPAREL BRAND

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship podcast, we are taking you to the beginning. Way before you start or have started your brand. We are walking you through 23 questions that you should or need to ask yourself before starting an apparel brand. We would also say that this episode is not only for

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AEP010 – QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this episode we are answering some questions that you guys have sent us. The questions you have sent in and that we are answering are fantastic, and they are very relevant to many of you. We are talking about finding and contacting retailers, working as a design consultant and working with a design consultant.

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AEP009 – HOW TO PITCH AND SELL YOUR APPAREL BRAND

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   Today we are talking about how to pitch and sell your apparel brand. This episode is packed with tangible, actionable steps on how to successfully pitch and sell your apparel line. We are talking about how to prepare and perform your sales meeting. A sales meeting or a sales pitch to buyers is almost the

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AEP008 – 5 LESSONS LEARNED FROM STARTING OUR FIRST APPAREL BRAND

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this 8th episode of the Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast, we are talking about lessons learned from the time we ran our own apparel brand Sinaia.  During the Sinaia years, we learned a lot. In this episode, we want to share the 5 most important business lessons from running our brand so you can get some takeaways

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AEP007 – HOW TO CREATE RAVING FANS

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this episode, we are talking about something really special, something all brands wish they had, but not many do. We are talking about how to create raving fan customers. We are talking about what it means to have a cult following instead of regular customers and we are giving you some actionable tips on

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AEP006 – HOW TO START A CLOTHING BRAND

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   Today we are going to walk you through the complete Guide To Starting A Successful Clothing Brand. Are you thinking about starting your own brand? Are you already running an apparel brand, but want to revisit the steps involved? Are you already running a business in a different field, and want to expand into clothing? After this podcast episode,

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AEP005 – OPTIMIZE YOUR ONLINE STORE

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this episode we are talking about something that affects all apparel entrepreneurs, and we don’t know of any clothing brand that is not working with it. We are talking about selling online and how to optimize your online store. Many of the brands we are working with, and that are launching now, are pure

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AEP004 – SUSTAINABILITY

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this fourth episode of The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast, we talk about sustainability in the apparel industry. This topic is something that is more relevant than ever. A clear majority of all the brands we work with has this a top priority. Also, there is no other topic that we talk about, that stir up as many

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AEP003 – HOW TO SUCCEED WITH YOUR CLOTHING BRAND

Listen to The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast   In this third episode of The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast, we talk about how you can succeed with your clothing brand, by avoiding a range of common mistakes. Since the start of Apparel Entrepreneurship, we have worked with hundreds of clients around the world through our monthly membership program and through one-on-one coaching and helped them run and

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AEP001 – INTRODUCTION

The Apparel Entrepreneurship Podcast #1 -Introduction, reasons, and motivation of being an entrepreneur, plus tips on how to manage a busy schedule.