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  1. ProducerMichael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    17/07/2017
    Why I DO NOT PAY for apparel samples.
    Why I DO NOT PAY for apparel samples.When a relationship is started with an offshore factory (or local), one of the few ways for you to gauge a factory's abillity, is to get them to make a counter sample one or two of your styles.Many factories ask for a fee. I have seen and heard of...
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  2. ProducerMichael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    17/07/2017
    So, how do YOU evaluate an apparel factory from 10 000 kilometers away?? PART 5.
    So, how do YOU evaluate an apparel factory from 10 000 kilometers away?? PART 5.Please see my profile page for parts 1-4 of this series, on how to evaluate apparel factories from overseas.This article will focus on YOU.HAVE UP TO DATE, CORRECT, AND COMPLETE INFORMATION FOR COSTING.By now you will be at the stage where the...
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  3. ProducerMichael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    10/07/2017
    So, how do YOU evaluate an apparel factory from 10 000 kilometers away?? PART 4.
    So, how do YOU evaluate an apparel factory from 10 000 kilometers away?? PART 4.Parts 1-3: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3The next aspect, which covers a wide range of areas, and is also included in what I have previously discussed, isPROFESSIONALISMSo how do you determine if a factory is professional? First read parts 1-3 of this...
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  4. ProducerMichael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    07/07/2017
    Forget the weighted average margin at YOUR peril!!!
    Forget the weighted average margin at YOUR peril!!!A lot of people get hung up on irrelevant issues when negotiating.When discussing order sizes and prices, weighting is the key. Individual order sizes and prices, are totally irrelevant, but you would be surprised how many people look at items...
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  5. ProducerMichael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    05/07/2017
    Negotiation and doing business in China. Part 2.
    Negotiation and doing business in China. Part 2.Wondering through any decent bookshop, in a decent airport, will uncover a dozen books (at least), of Chinese business protocol. They all have one common theme. foreign business people NEED to follow the correct protocol when dealing with the...
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  6. ProducerMichael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    05/07/2017
    So, how do YOU evaluate an apparel factory from 10 000 kilometers away?? PART 1.
    So, how do YOU evaluate an apparel factory from 10 000 kilometers away?? PART 1.Anyone producing offshore faces the same problem. How do you fully evaluate a potential factory in China, or anywhere else, from your office in LA, or anywhere else.Well, you cannot fully evaluate a factory without a visit, but this raises another...
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  7. ProducerMichael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    03/07/2017
    Negotiating and doing business in China. Part 1.
    Negotiating and doing business in China. Part 1.I have decided to publish a post. It will have no real structure, in fact it may seem really unstructured. I am not an author, so I do not really care if there are any grammatical or spelling mistakes.This post and further ones will reflect my...
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    ☘️Don Philpott
    03/07/2017 #2 ☘️Don Philpott
    Makes sense.Ready for part 2
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    03/07/2017 #1 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    Buzzing from the fields, we all should do that, here from China. Cc @Lance 🐝 Scoular
  8. ProducerMichael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    01/07/2017
    What are the important samples in apparel production?
    What are the important samples in apparel production?Samples! Often a confusing concept for those new to the apparel business, and even those with a few years experience.There are probably about 13 types of samples that are common in apparel manufacturing, but no sane person would insist on a supplier...
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  9. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    29/06/2017
    Different types of letters of credit.
    Michael Eisman
    Letters of credit come in different flavors
    www.thebalance.com Several different types of letters of credit can be used depending on your needs. Find out what each one...
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  10. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    26/05/2017
    If you are planning to use an agent for your offshore sourcing, please do your due diligence.

    An interesting article.

    Although China is specifically mentioned it applies to all countries.
    Michael Eisman
    Finding buying agents in China: 6 things you should know
    www.globalsources.com Finding buying agents in China: 6 things you should...
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  11. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    17/05/2017
    Some more label folds courtesy of Of CBF labels. Michael Eisman
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  12. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    16/05/2017
    Michael Eisman
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  13. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    16/05/2017
    Woven labels must haves Michael Eisman
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  14. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    25/04/2017
    Clothing care symbols Michael Eisman
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  15. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    21/04/2017
    Michael Eisman
    The Color Thesaurus - Ingrid Sundberg
    ingridsundberg.com Update: Hey everyone! Thank you so much for your support of my color thesaurus. I’ve gotten tons of wonderful emails from writers, designers, and educators who all love the thesaurus and want one in their own home. After so many requests, I’m...
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  16. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    21/04/2017
    Correct women's bottoms descriptions. Michael Eisman
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  17. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    16/04/2017
    Thread, needle, stitch settings for various fabrics. Michael Eisman
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  18. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    28/03/2017
    CMYK recipes. Michael Eisman
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  19. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    20/03/2017
    A good explanation of discharge printing.
    Michael Eisman
    Discharge printing
    www.slideshare.net Discharge...
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  20. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    08/03/2017
    Make your own labels.
    Michael Eisman
    Video: How to Make Pretty Labels in Microsoft Word - Just a Girl and Her Blog
    justagirlandherblog.com If you've ever wanted to learn to make your own pretty labels in Microsoft Word, follow along with my quick and easy video tutorial! (Screen shots provided...
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  21. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    03/03/2017
    Handy general fabric consumption. Michael Eisman
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  22. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    02/03/2017
    Michael Eisman
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  23. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    02/03/2017
    Handy guide to women's necklines and descriptions. Michael Eisman
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  24. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    28/02/2017
    Handy jeans measurement guide. Michael Eisman
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  25. Michael Eisman

    Michael Eisman

    25/02/2017
    Denim jeans finishing Michael Eisman
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