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Tailor’s dummies. Image by David Hardy

Being your own boss within a small company means multi-tasking. In the fashion industry, in addition to all the day-to-day functions, there are some specialized roles. You need to work out how many of these you can take on and how many you will have to outsource. If you bring people in to work for you, you’ll need to get up to speed on hiring and firing techniques and legislation. This chapter looks at the functions involved in the supply chain.

The Supply Chain

Taking a fashion product from initial concept to being worn by your potential customers can be complicated, and involves a variety of job functions. ...

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