‘THE RETAILER’s point of view’ workshop launches, benefiting the ART OF FASHION
Online workshop to help new designers grow their business
Toronto, ON – (August 11, 2014) RETAIL ASSEMBLY, the fashion industry’s training and development agency, announced the launch of ‘The Retailer’s Point of View’ workshop today. Half of the revenue generated from the sale will benefit the Art of Fashion, a not-for-profit championing the Canadian fashion industry.
The online workshop was developed for new designers, sales reps and account managers. “We are pleased to be supporting the Canadian fashion industry with this great offering at a great price”, says Jennifer Pilkington, Managing Director RETAIL ASSEMBLY Inc.
The Retailer’s Point of View contains content, videos, transcripts, worksheets and toolkits to help industry professionals grow their retail sales. Topics emphasized include:
- Defining your customer
- Creating an effective sell-strategy
- Meeting a buyer / retailer’s needs
- Negotiating strong vendor terms agreements
- Grow your sales
Some of the content was recorded at the Retailer’s Point of View event. Boutique owner Laura Bernhardson of Fresh Collective, along with Art of Fashion’s Michelle Planche hosted the evening and engaged with attendees on a variety of related topics.
“This workshop is a great way to reach new designers and reps, and help them to bridge the gap from design to sales and business growth,” reiterated Pilkington.
The Retailer's Point of View workshop is available online at retail-assembly.org for $40 USD.
ABOUT RETAIL ASSEMBLY
RETAIL ASSEMBLY is the training and development agency – connecting the creative with the commerce. Serving the retail and fashion industry, every one of our instructors and contributors is steeped in the business 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-caliber Canadian fashion by fostering the careers of talented emerging designers and also create award-winning platforms for exposure.
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