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Global Fashion Enterprise: Explore/Get Started

Resources which support the Apparel Industry and Retailing.

General Business Indexes which Incude the Apparel Industry


EResources Useful in Apparel & Design

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Where to Start

This reference guide supports the needs of a student in the Fashion Merchandising Program. 

Other basic business reference guides which may be helpful.

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 Starting Your Research

Since an awareness of the needs of the buying public is important in developing a merchandising strategy, the constant reviewing of the internet and published magazines is generally the preferred method of analyzing contemporary styles and trends.  However books can still provide a knowledge foundation on which to build a firm merchandising policy

In searching the book collection, consider using the following terms under subject browse:


clothing and dress
clothing trade
fashion merchandising

retail trade
visual merchandising


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An Example of Selected Book Titles in the Field

Subject Guide

Stan Gorski