Resources and References

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES/OVERVIEW

http://europaregina.eu/creative-industries/

FASHION COUNCILS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Overview: http://tdsblog.com/the-importance-of-a-fashion-council/

Overview: https://books.google.com/books?

Africa

Overview: http://www.africafashionexchange.co.za/

South Africa: http://www.ifashion.co.za/index.php?

Zambia: http://ctfc.co.za/

Zambia: http://kznfc.org.za/

Asia

http://www.asiancouturefederation.com/ https://www.ifdcouncil.org/

Middle East

http://arabfashioncouncil.com/mission/ https://fashionista.com/2017/02/dubai-fashion-vogue-arabia https://www.ifdcouncil.org/

FASHION E-TAILING

Overview: https://www.clickz.com/the-five-business-models-of-e-commerce/56704/

Future Trends: https://web-smith.ongoodbits.com/2017/06/23/no-226-the-future-of-fashion-e-tailing

India: http://www.etcases.com/fashion-e-tailing-in-india-a-deal-or-raw-deal-for-the-sellers.html

India: http://retail.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/e-commerce/e-tailing

FASHION VENUES/WEEKS AND SHOWCASES

Overview: http://www.micar.com/famous-fashion-events/

Africa: http://www.africafashionweek.com/newyork/

International/emerging: http://design.britishcouncil.org/projects/ifs/

European/bridal: http://europeanbridalweek.com/

Online/global: http://fashionweekonline.com/

Central Europe: http://mbfw-centraleurope.com/

New York/independent: http://nolchashows.com/

FASHION WHOLESALING/RETAILING

Overview: https://fashionandretailblog.wordpress.com/distribution/

http://searchingforstyle.com/2017/01/12-terms-fashion-wholesale/ http://smallbusiness.chron.com/clothing-wholesale-retail-markets-work-74810.html https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/opinion/future-retail-end-wholesale

FINANCING

Budgeting https://startupfashion.com/budgeting-for-fashion-brands/

Debt v. equity overview: http://smallbusiness.findlaw.com/business-finances/debt-vs-equity-advantages-and-disadvantages.html

TRADE PROTECTION

https://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/09/07/who-owns-fashion/piracy-fuels-the-fashion-industry

TRADE PUBLICATIONS

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1068/d110213