Merchandising Department in Garment Industry: Merchandising is the process of planning right merchandise at right time in the right quantity and at the right price to meet the needs of the company’s target customer.
Apparel merchandising involves a constant watch of the production of the apparel products. It is an intricate and detail oriented job. If it can be done properly can be very rewarding. On the country, if it is done with lack of knowledge, insufficient skill and thoroughness, it can be destructive. As the job of the merchandiser is to have the right product, at the right time, in correct quantity and in correct quality, the merchandiser should have constant eye on the manufacture and communicate with the manufacturer to get the goods as per the requirement of the buyer. The ultimate aim an apparel merchandiser is to satisfying customer needs is met.
The manufacturing factory as per the requirement suppliers the fabric and a ledger is maintained regularly to assess the production status. The accessories such as label, button, zipper, sewing thread, packing materials are collected from outside sometime mentioned by the buyer through back-to-back L/Cs.
The merchandising department also looks for the sources for procuring yarns to produce fabric. Merchandising department in garment industry monitors the production status regularly and ensures timely delivery of the shipment.
Job Responsibilities of Merchandising Department in Garment Industry:
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