It’s Friday again and time for yet another edition of News From You, an eclection of news, the weird, the arcane and the downright useless of interest to F-I infovores. We’ve got a heavy entry this week since I missed last week.…
Month: September 2007
Vendor Compliance Handbook 2
Continuing my review of The Vendor Compliance Handbook from part one:
8. Testing And Fabric Standards
- Pros: A listing of standard tests applied to fabrics, finishes and seams.
- Cons: The first part listing all of the available tests to run is Bee Oh Ar Eye En Gee, B O R I N G!
Lies designers tell 1
Lies designers (or entrepreneurs) tell just begs to be it’s own series. Also see a previous entry, Top ten lies of designers. I got a really funny one yesterday.
The caller was articulate, well mannered, most likely educated, certainly intelligent; their manner modulated and considerate, upper middle class were I forced to say -which is what makes this all the more striking.…
Vendor Compliance Handbook 1
Another book I’ve been meaning to tell you about is The Vendor Compliance Handbook by David Secul. Useful for everyone, it is mandatory for some parties, typically retailers and anyone using contract resources offshore. If you’re a small domestic producer, don’t go trotting off just yet, there’s plenty here for you too.…
Miracle in Hong Kong
Miracle is going to Hong Kong on Saturday (well, Sunday at 1:00 AM) for seven days. She’ll be sourcing all kinds of goodies and promises to write a trip report. She will be attending Interstoff Asia and Aplf. Interstoff is a fabric show.…