THRIVE IN FASHION BUYING ONLINE COURSE

Unleash Your Potential as a Fashion Buyer

Master Fashion Industry Buying with Confidence From Concept To Retail:

Thrive in Fashion Buying

Unlock the Secrets of

Fashion Buying

From Concept To Retail

Learn the full process of

product development in Fashion Buying

Are you ready to develop your career in the dynamic world of fashion Buying?

Learn how to manage every stage, from initial concepts to the retail floor...

If you are looking to make a transition from another role or have graduated from fashion college this course will make you feel like you have a starting point of learning and fill all the holes in your fashion buying knowledge.

Packed with lots of visual information and structured in a clear, concise and sequential order makes this course easy to follow understand and implement.

Are you ready to deliver amazing products to the retail floor? This online course is your golden ticket to success!

Are you ready to step into the dynamic world of fashion and take control from the initial concept all the way to delivering amazing products to the retail floor?

If you're passionate about fashion and want to turn your creative flair into a thriving career, This online course is your golden ticket to success!

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STEP BY STEP LEARNING IN FASHION BUYING

This industry based course will help you to ......

Understand the buying process clearly and enable you to manage your role & tasks successfully

Get access to Industry relevant advice and follow best practise in the workplace.

Develops your skills & understanding of the role to advance your career aspirations

This course brings everything together to boost your knowledge and skills in the fashion buying field. In this program, you'll learn how to

  • Managing Suppliers

  • Handling Budgets

  • Analyzing Sales

  • Developing Concepts

  • Researching Trends

  • Doing Market Research

  • Creating Products

  • Planning Ranges

  • Giving Approvals for Samples

By the end of the course, you'll be confident, well-prepared and ready to excel as a fashion buyer in this exciting industry.

If you are looking to make a transition from another role or have graduated from fashion college this course will make you feel like you have a starting point of learning and fill all the holes in your fashion buying knowledge.

Packed with lots of visual information, structured in a clear, concise and sequential order make this course easy to follow understand and implement.

This course brings everything together to boost your knowledge and skills in the fashion buying field. In this program, you'll learn how to

  • Managing Suppliers

  • Handling Budgets

  • Analyzing Sales

  • Developing Concepts

  • Researching Trends

  • Doing Market Research

  • Creating Products

  • Planning Ranges

  • Giving Approvals for Samples

By the end of the course, you'll be confident, well-prepared and ready to excel as a fashion buyer in this exciting industry.

STEP BY STEP LEARNING

IN FASHION BUYING

"This course covers all the comprehensive skills required to progress your career in fashion buying. It really helped me to develop my skills successfully which resulted in achieving new business for our category"

Suniva Wadhwa, Junior Buyer

INSIDE THE COURSE

MODULE 1

The Buying Cycle

This module focuses on the big picture view explaining the buying calendar, the critical path and how to manage it; the stages of the buying cycle and ways of working and best practise industry methods followed by retail brands. There are workbooks, checklists and templates included to download and modify according to your key dates.

MODULE 2

Fashion Buying Fundamentals

Fashion Buying is challenging, competitive and tough at all levels. It is important to understand all the moving parts. What are the skills you need to develop and what is required to get to the next level of your career as a fashion buyer

MODULE 3

Trends, Textiles & Trade Shows

In this module we delve into the purpose of trends and market research and how it applies to your customer and target market. The buyer's role is to bring new ideas and products to your customers.This involves many decisions and choices weeks or months in advance that need to be business right.

MODULE 4

Concept & Product Development

This module explains the product development process. What you need to consider when building the range, how different styles and colours work together and how to manage the whole process effectively avoiding common pitfalls going from concept to confirmed order.

MODULE 5

Merchandise Planning & Buying

In this module we follow the various stages the buyer goes though before finalising the range understanding variety, depth, price and availability. We look at planning stock intakes and how to understand the relationship between sales, stock levels and ordering quantities in order to build a commercial range plan.

MODULE 6

Retail Math Essentials

You don't need to have accountancy skills, but there are some basic calculations that all buyers should know and are required when costing products for profit. In these videos we break down the formulas used when preparing target prices and how to calculate cost prices.

MODULE 7

Budgets & Pricing Strategies

This module explains the various stages the buyer goes though before finalising the range taking into consideration variety, depth, price and availability. We look at the role of merchandising when planning stock intakes and how to understand the relationship between sales, stock levels and ordering quantities in order to build a commercial range plan.

MODULE 8

Building the Range Plan

The preparation of a range plan is vital to planning a collection. This covers how to build a plan that includes both trend-led and ‘core’ products, and avoiding duplication, what is a price point hierarchy and how to manage the lead times of each garment to ensure that the whole collection will be delivered on time.

MODULE 9

Suppliers & Sourcing

This module is about working with suppliers so you can confidently communicate with them to give feedback on the development samples and manage the seasonal orders. We look at the questions to ask in meetings, how to work with minimum order quantities, prepare cross-costings and understand the lead times for the deliveries

MODULE 10

Sales Analysis & Management

In this module we look at sales and data reports and how to read and interpret them. What makes a best seller ? Why is sell-though important ? What happens if a product is not selling as planned or sells too quickly? We answer these questions and explain how to optimise the information available and to get a step ahead.

Don't Miss Out ...Enroll Now

✓ 70+ Video Lessons with

lots of visuals & transcripts

✓ Q&A section for feedback

✓ Done-for-You templates

Elisabeth's experience and comprehensive skills in fashion buying and design

really helped us to develop new customers successfully. She understood the needs of our clients which resulted in achieving new business for us She is an experienced, trustworthy, responsible and reliable partner

Sherry XU, MD, Ningbo Hantchy, China

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Here are a few answers to the most common questions.

WHAT IS REQUIRED TO DO THIS PROGRAMME?

You will need : A device with an internet connection (a laptop, computer or tablet will work best especially to view PDF and JPG downloads)

WHEN DOES THE COURSE START AND FINISH?

Access to the course is given as soon as the enrollment process is completed.

HOW IS THE COURSE DELIVERED?

Lessons are delivered online and comprised of videos tutorials, worksheets and easy-to-follow written instructions.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO COMPLETE THE COURSE?

The programme is divided into 10 modules. Each module contains a series of videos to explain simple and practical steps. Each module includes hours of video training, plus downloads, such as help sheets, workbooks and checklists including specific tasks to practise,whichever is most relevant to the module content.

HOW CAN I THE ACCESS TO THE COURSE?

One you complete your purchase you can access the course content. Completely online, this step-by-step course provides videos and downloads to work through, from start to finish, according to you individual schedule and pace. This program is specifically designed to work around a buyers' busy schedule structuring each step in a way that is educational and practical. Course Access is available for the lifetime of the version of the course purchased - minimum 12 months

WHAT IF THE LOG-ON DOESN'T WORK ?

Log on Details are sent directly to the registered candidate. In case of a problem, this can be resolved by sending an email to learn@thriveinfashion.com

CAN I GET A REFUND IF I AM NOT SATISFIED ?

I want you to be satisfied with your purchase, and I understand that sometimes things don't work out. Please read this refund policy carefully before making a purchase. Digital products such as courses, trainings, presets and stock photos are non-refundable. Once you purchase a digital product, you have instant access to the product, and it cannot be returned. As such, I cannot offer refunds or exchanges for any digital products. If you believe that you have been charged in error or have a problem with accessing your digital product, please contactus immediately at Learn@thriveinfashion.com to resolve any issues.

WILL I RECEIVE PERSONAL HELP & SUPPORT ?

No, this an entirely self directed course so you won't be working with me directly. If you feel that you need more in depth help, you can send me an email at learn@thriveinfashion.com and I can let you know about the 1-on-1 services that I offer.  

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

Please email  any questions you may have so you can determine if this course is right for your business Email  Learn@thriveinfashion.com 

By completing this course you will be industry ready

and productive from day one in your role

You will be able to....

Understand the skills required for your buyer role

Comprehend the changing environment that buyers work within

Apply a considered decision making process when selecting one product instead of the other

Be confident reading financial data and working with sales analysis for forecasting trends

Elisabeth helped me to convert creative

skills into business strategy. She offered constructive feedback on areas of development and took time to prepare materials to help leverage my brand.

Sita Raiter, Designer & Owner Sita Raiter

I'm Elisabeth Mac Hale

Fashion and Business are my passions. After twenty-five plus years working in many countries as a Fashion Designer, Fashion Buyer and Business Manager, I know what it takes to develop a great career in fashion buying. I have mentored and coached many buyers to grow and advance their careers. Whatever your vision is for your career in fashion, I’m here to share all my industry knowledge and experience with you to empower and equip you with the best skills and work methods you need to develop products from concept to the retail shop floor and everything in between.

I'm Elisabeth Mac Hale

Fashion and Business are my passions. After twenty-five plus years working in many countries as a Fashion Designer, Fashion Buyer and Business Manager, I know what it takes to develop a great career in fashion buying. I have mentored and coached many buyers to grow and advance their careers. Whatever your vision is for your career in fashion, I’m here to share all my industry knowledge and experience with you to empower and equip you with the best skills and work methods you need to develop products from concept to the retail shop floor and everything in between.

Get Immediate Access Today !!!!

ONE SINGLE PAYMENT

$450

✓ 70+ Video Lessons with

lots of visuals & transcripts

✓ Q&A section for feedback

✓ Done-for-You templates

Here's what happens when you sign up:

1. You will receive an email from me welcoming you to the course!


2. You get immediate access to all course materials so that you can get started right away.

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