RETAIL ASSEMBLY sponsors Art of Fashion’s Retailer’s Point of View
Event to help designers sell to retailers
Toronto, ON – (July 1, 2014) RETAIL ASSEMBLY, the fashion industry’s training and development agency, announced today they will be supporting the Art of Fashion's Retailer’s Point of View. Retailer’s Point of View is an educational event for new designers that will help them through the process of approaching and working with a retailer.
The Retailer’s Point of View is the first event launching The Ultimate Holiday Dress Competition, the final stage of which is a contract with Fresh Collective. Boutique owner Laura Bernhardson will present the following topics for the audience:
- Knowing the retailer, and their customer
- Understanding consignment model
- Ensuring your collection meets the retailer’s need
“This event is a great way to reach new designers, and help them to bridge the gap from design to sales and business growth. We are so pleased to be sponsoring this event, and to be working with Art of Fashion”, says Jennifer Pilkington, Managing Director of RETAIL ASSEMBLY.
RETAIL ASSEMBLY will provide content and digital asset support for the event. Additionally, an online workshop titled ‘Selling to retailers’ will be offered at retail-assembly.org. The workshop will be priced at $40. “Designing a stellar collection is one thing. Selling it is another completely”, Pilkington said.
Limited tickets to the Retailer’s Point of View are available online for $45. The event will be held at Fresh Collective 692 Queen Street West from 7:30pm to 9:00pm July 8, 2014.
ABOUT RETAIL ASSEMBLY
RETAIL ASSEMBLY is a training and development agency – connecting the creative and the commerce. Serving the retail and fashion industry, every one of our instructors and contributors is steeped in the business end of fashion and retail.
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ABOUT ART OF FASHION
Art of Fashion (AOF) is a Canadian not-for-profit organization offering emerging apparel and accessory designers access to information and resources to enhance their fashion business and career growth alongside platforms to showcase their talents. The organization's mission is to champion high-calibre Canadian fashion by fostering the careers of talented emerging designers and also create award-winning platforms for exposure.
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