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Fashion is ultimately a Business: October Business Talk series #BusinessTalk Chapter One
Fashion is ultimately a Business: October Business Talk series #BusinessTalk
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Author: Wanjiku N. M | Editor and Founder of TDS | Twitter: @WanjikuNM ____________ We had so much fun last month gathering stories from around this continent on our Africa Speaks Series. From the artistic photographs of Nairobi at night from Nairobi...
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Fashion Business THIS BUSINESS WE CALL FASHION – Business Series (May-June)
Editor’s Note – Business Series (May-June)
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Editor's Note There really isn’t a need to reiterate what we said before about fashion being a business but hey, one more time wont hurt. I recall moderating a talk for HEVA Fund, “Finance for the Creative Sector” and our...
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Let’s talk about Adidas and Eco-friendly shoes, shall we?
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If you’re looking for anything second hand but struck out in the likes of Toi market, you’re most likely going to end up in Gikomba market. And if you’re visiting it for the first time, no one can really prepare...
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Ikojn: Fashion’s Fast Riser talks about AFI, AFX and being proactive in the local industry
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Take us to the moment you were announced as finalist for the AFI top ten That was crazy! I remember when I decided to apply for that, everything just went so wrong. Because I initially had a two week window...
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Body Talk
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“You can never be too rich or too thin.” ~ Wallis Simpson. In the luxurious world of fashion, that seems to be the ultimate dream with the latter putting the models through physical and psychological hell. In an August 2015...
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Business calendars: scheduling and planning #Business Talk #TDSvoices
Business calendars: scheduling and planning
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A calendar is more than just a list of dates and events and in many fashion businesses, calendars are integral in structure and operations. Depending on what you do, calendars have a variety of uses and significance being essential in...
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Choosing a business name; tips and guidelines #Business Talk #TDSvoices
Choosing a business name; tips and guidelines
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Surprisingly, one thing that might drive you out of your mind as you plan out your fashion business is your business name. Choosing a business name is vital to the success of a business and can be quite stressful. Don't...
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Business Model Framework: choosing your business model #Business Talk #TDSvoices
Business Model Framework: choosing your business model
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An important decision that you will have to address as you start up your fashion business is choosing your business model. Different types of fashion business models suit different types of businesses. Generally speaking, a business is what you do,...
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Financial Sense; managing and planning your financial goals in a fashion business #Business Talk #TDSvoices
Financial Sense; managing and planning your financial goals in a fashion business
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Over the years, launching a fashion business has become more challenging and more expensive. Marketing, manufacturing, materials, showroom costs and shipping rates are just some of the expenses you have to look forward to when starting a fashion business. The...
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Fashion is a business; think like an entrepreneur #Business Talk #TDSvoices
Fashion is a business; think like an entrepreneur
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There seems to be a misconception about fashion. Fashion is more than just glamour, glitz and who wore it best on the red carpet. Fashion is a multibillion-dollar industry that has significant influence on the economical and societal aspect of...
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Learning the business of photography was Thomson Ncube’s greatest lesson (Thomson Photography)
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Zimbabwean born photographer moved to Kenya in 1999 finishing his studies in Daystar University in 2003. He thereafter worked for seven years in advertising and, in his own words, “got bored”. He had always wanted to be in business so...
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A quick introduction to the make-up artist #Business Talk #TDSvoices
A quick introduction to the make-up artist
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Contrary to what one might believe, being a makeup artist is more than just a hobby and it can be turned into a hugely successful and satisfying career. The importance of a makeup artist is often seen as they are...
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Fashion for Good $Business Talk #TDSvoices
Fashion for Good
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Fashion is more than just a business, it can cause changes in social, environmental, economic and political landscapes. The importance of fashion cannot be underestimated as it has great influence on the modern world, especially on the youth and how...
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Marketing your fashion brand #Business Talk #TDSvoices
Marketing your fashion brand
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Fashion is a competitive industry; having great prices and unique products is just the start. What ultimately pushes your business to success is your marketing strategy. Generally, fashion marketing is pushing your products by using coordinated elements such as advertising,...
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