Thursday 17 November 2016
Top Tips when Starting a Fashion Business
Elizabeth will divulge her top tips for fashion startups, including what to look for in a supplier and how to prepare for sourcing, as well as the broader challenges of establishing a new business including establishing sales channels and marketing.
Elizabeth is a fashion industry professional with experience spanning over 20 years.
With extensive experience in the Fashion Industry, and a love of all aspects of business Elizabeth is committed to sharing her knowledge gained over a long term career with others.
Elizabeth has worked in various business models, including corporate and privately owned companies and has owned and run her own wholesale business. With senior roles successfully held in Buying, Product Management, Business management and with exceptional skills in Sales, Sourcing, Development, Brand Building, Marketing, Strategic planning and Team management, diversity has been the key to her extensive knowledge gained.
In 2013, Elizabeth founded Fashion Equipped, a consulting agency that was formed to support fashion startups, emerging designers and small business owners. Clients gain professional advice that spans business planning, product development, sourcing, branding, sales, marketing, finance and resource procurement. The focus is on equipping each client with the knowledge, advice and key networks required to plan, start and grow a Fashion Business.
Elizabeth and her Fashion Equipped team will also be taking a stand at this year’s event, located at D33. They will be offering FREE 10 Minute Business Strategy Consultations again this year. These provide an opportunity for visitors to talk through their sourcing requirements and/or business concept and gain industry specific advice on the spot. These booked out last year so if you’re interested in booking one of these sessions with Elizabeth and her team, contact her via their website at www.fashionequipped.com.au
Here you’ll also find details of their online course which will be launched in 2017 to support Fashion Start Up’s Plan + Launch their business.