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Meet the Buyers
November 15, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| $30
SFMade and Fashion Incubator San Francisco at Macy’s present:
Meet The Buyers
This diverse panel assembled from local department stores and boutiques will help apparel and sewn product designers understand how buyers make their purchasing decisions.
In this interactive session you will learn:
WHEN: The buying calendar, when do buyers look for new products?
WHERE: How do buyers source new products?
HOW: Approaching the buyers— the do’s and never do’s.
BUILDING a strong relationship with your buyers. Now that you have the order what should you expect?
Followed by a Q & A session.
Barrett Pardum, Owner of Taylor Stitch
Lori Randolph, District Vice President Macy’s, San Francisco
Sheri Evans, Owner of Metier
FISF is a non-profit incubator committed to turning fashion apparel designers into successful San Francisco entrepreneurs and employers. Each year FISF will provide six Designers in Residence with premiere workroom, showroom, classroom and office space at Macy’s offices in downtown San Francisco and will offer yearlong business operations training from experts in the San Francisco fashion and economic development communities.