Fashion Final

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Created May 17, 2010
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Regional fashion markets
 
Chicago and Atlanta
2
Regional fashion market centers
 
La,, Miami and Dallas
3
Unique because it is neither a regional fashion market center or a fashion market.
 
New York
4
The first major general merchandise mart was built in...
 
Chicago
5

____ is still the center of fashion designing activities because it is the capital of...

 
New York City
6

The garment district in NYC is principally used today for...

 
Sales
7

Trade shows are usually held in...

 

Regional trading areas outside of major market areas. (eg. Magic in Vegas).

8
___ and ___ are

often cites for trade shows.

 
Hotels and Civic Centers
9
Both ___ and ___ goods are shown at trade shows.
 
Foreign, Domestic
10
The _____ ______

is open to Paris designers only.

 

The Chambre Syndicale

11

Polices the industry to prevent misuse of creative design.

 

Chambre Syndicale

12

Provides service to the entire French fashion industry.

 

Chambre Syndicale

13

Members must present collections twice a year, (Jan/July) and with 75 garments or more.

 

Chambre Syndicale

14

To offset the decline in sales of Haute Couture apparel, couturiers have…

 

Entered the ready to wear business

Established boutiques

Entered into...

15

The French equivalent to American ready to wear is...

 

the pret a porter.

16
___ and ___

are the most important market centers for British menswear.

 
London and Harrogate
17

___ ___ is the designer responsible for London’s reputation as the center for innovative...

 
Mary Quant
18

Buyers can visit a maximum number of resources in..

 
The course of a week.
19

Buyers receive personal attention from..

 
Sales reps
20

Currently, ____ is the fastest growing fashion capital.

 
India
21

The general stores of the american frontier evolved from...

 
Trading posts.
22

Department stores were able to compete successfully with chain organizations and did...

 

a parent organization large enough to sponsor centralized buying, distribution and merchandising.

23

Advantages of private label would include:

 

The store gains an extra measure in quality control

The store has complete design...

24

Private label allows the retailer to...

 
Compete with designer labels.
25

A specialty store carries..

 
A limited line of merchandise.
26

Discount stores have the following characteristics:

 

Goods priced at less than retail

Centralized check out counters

High volume...

27

A chain organization will most likely buy by...

 

Classification or category. Eg. A tops buyer.. A pants buyer.

28

The _____ gets a royalty fee for providing exclusive use of name, merchandise, and...

 
Franchisor 
29

Discount operations run by manufacturers, they have grown dramatically in recent years:

 

They serve to eliminate overruns and seconds

Prior to this, maufacturers and designers...

30

Todays factory outlet stores are destinations

 

Less than 100 outlet centers nationwide in 1988

Almost 360 outlet centers across...

31
____ _____

Carry the ultimate narrow and deep selection, allowing for deep purchasing...

 
Category Killers
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_____ Will often carry merchandise considered to be more risky rather than safe and commercial.

Showcase...

 
Boutiques
33

______

______

______

______

 

Are examples...

 

Direct selling

Catalogues

TV shopping

E-tailing

34
Retailers must...
 

Consistantly respond to change in the environment to succeed and flourish

35

Today the retail scene is dominated by..

 

retailers like target and sears.

36

A tourist shopping in London will probably visit..

 
Harrod's.
37

A tourist shopping in new york will probably visit..

 
Macy's
38

A tourist shopping in Paris will probably visit..

 

Le Printemps.

39

Retailers are the primary importers of:

 

foreign goods in the fashion industry.

40

A commissionaire can:

 

assist a buyer for a small retail store when buying in a foreign fashion center.

41

Specification buying is purchasing done...

 

to a store’s standards rather than a manufacturer’s standards.

42

Clothing manufacturer’s are the group most likely to..

 

support protectionist measures.

43

A resident buying office will:

 

keep member stores in touch with market conditions and provide support services. Donegar...

44

NAFTA eliminated quotas and tarriffs between:

 

the US, Canada and Mexico.

45

Carribbean Basin Initiative was a measure designed...

 

to protect US manuafacturers and encourage the growth of an export industry in Latin America.

46

Tariff Schedule 807 and 807A allowed manufacturers to:

 

ship fabric to another country where the clothes would be manufactured to shipped back...

47
Tarrif rate quota used to be applied to imported goods...
 
After a certain number had already entered the country.
48

The paid use of space or time in any medium is called:

 
Advertising
49

When advertising, a manufacturer has control of the...

 
message/image
50
____

is free and voluntary mention of a firm, brand, product or person in any medium

 
Publicity
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this is free publicity reinforces the paid for advertising message:

 

When an advertiser in a magazine is also featured in the editorial pages

52

A public relations agency will:

 

Keep up to date on what is newsworthy about a client.

Send press releases, photos...

53

Public Relations work on:

 

improving a clients image with the target market and may develop long range plans and...

54
___ ___ ___

was the forerunner of today’s fashion magazines

 
Godey's Ladys Book
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DNR, Daily News Record

 
Trade Publication
56
Chain Store Age
 
Trade Publication
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Stores
 
Trade Publication
58
Footwear News and Accessories
 
Trade Publication
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____

is considered to be the largest fashion forecast company today

 
WGSN
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This is a trend forecast service online which requires a paid subscription for full access

 
WGSN
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Retail trade association that services the retail industry with information:

 
National Retail Federation NRF

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