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  • Tech Pack WHAT IS A TECH PACK & WHY DO YOU NEED IT?

    A builder would never build a house without a blueprint, this is exactly the same thing for a garment. The manufacturers need to know what you have in mind, what the garment looks like front and back incl details, what materials you have in mind, what trims you want on your garment and what type of fit it should have.

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  • Apparel Entrepreneurship Fabric Schiool FABRIC SCHOOL

    Fabrics are a very big part or your business and your brand’s story. Fabrics are what your products are made of and therefore a huge opportunity for you to differentiate your brand from the competition. By working with suppliers and mills directly you can make your own special fabrics that don’t exist anywhere else.  To learn about fabrics and to find ways to cleverly and strategically use them in your collections is like a guarantee for your brand.

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  • Sportswear Inc. Manufacturing Checklist MANUFACTURING CHECKLIST

    Source material, create patterns, order fabric, create prototypes… There are a few things to manage when making your garments. Use this manufacturing checklist to stay on track with your product development without losing yourself in the process.

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  • Product Branding Concept PRODUCT BRANDING CONCEPT – LABELS & HANGTAGS

    A very important part of the product development is the product branding. How and where do you want your customers to see the brand identity? This is what you need for your garment!

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  • Sportswear Inc. Bulk Production BULK PRODUCTION

    At the end of your product development cycle it is finally time to sew and make all the garments in larger quantities. Hopefully you had a great sell in and have written orders and actual production quantities for each and every single style in your collection. Now there are quite a few things to coordinate and you need to start well in advance.

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  • Sportswear Inc. Orders RECEIVE SALES ORDERS & PLACE PRODUCTION ORDERS

    It is very common that you have to show your collection a couple of times before buyers place an order. You could have different packages for them, that you have picked out in advance, to best represent your collection. Pick your strongest pieces, to have a good range and diversity of your brand. Now it’s kind of tricky to juggle the orders received on your styles with the minimum quantity orders for materials and factory capacity.

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  • Finding A Factory FINDING A FACTORY

    One of the most common questions we get here at Sportswear Inc is: How do I find a factory? Finding the right manufacturer meeting all your criteria about quality, ethics, and communication is a crucial part of having a successful sportswear business. Can they make the products you have designed, on time, at the right price, and in the right way?

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  • Sportswear Inc. ISPO Munich SPORTSWEAR BRANDS AT ISPO 2018

    In the beginning of February it is once again time for the worlds’s largest sports trade show for the sports business. February 5:th, the doors to the fair in Munich Germany will open up to over 2700 exhibitors and their products. You can spend four full days checking out the latest of outdoor, ski, action, sportswear, performance sports, textiles, health & fitness, and sourcing.

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