From Sourcing

NEW! Wholesale fabric show, low minimums NY

[amended 1/31/12] Unfortunately, it has become necessary to close comments to this post (hopefully temporarily). Here is the cheat sheet for people who post questions  instead of reading the entry and comments that answer the questions people have asked:

There will be a special meet up for F-I members who will have an identifier on their badges.…

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Using interns or consultants for sourcing. Or, the blind leading the blinder

A new trend has emerged in that start ups and very small companies are using intermediaries like interns or consultants to make recommendations for pattern makers, technical designers, production etc. I understand that an owner may be using an intermediary to save themselves time or because they don’t feel qualified to assess candidates -but it is likewise a mistake to presume an intern or consultant is qualified to do it.…

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