Monday, May 17, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Fashion Merchandising: Wholesale/Retail - 05/17/2021 - C1000 

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Duration:  1 1/2 hours


Want to learn about the latest trends in the fashion business, both wholesale and retail? This webinar, led by fashion expert J. Vincenzo Gatto, will teach you about the business side of fashion, based on his first-hand knowledge of the fashion field, his experience as FIT professor and his contact with clients,

The webinar will focus on the current status of the fashion business, both wholesale and retail. Subjects include distribution strategies, price competiveness, e-commerce vs. brick and mortar and the importance of social media.  It will include video examples to illustrate aspects of the webinar and time for Q & A.

At the end of this webinar, you will have the knowledge and resources to:

  • Describe current issues facing the wholesale/retail fashion industry
  • Summarize the importance of distribution strategies
  • Discuss price competitiveness
  • Compare brick and mortar and e-commerce as they apply to the fashion business
  • Define the importance of social media and digital marketing

Start-ups, especially those in the fashion business. Those already in business who may be looking to reinvent or reposition an existing brand.

Presenter:  J. Vincenzo Gatto gatto photo

J. Vincenzo Gatto, SCORE NYC Certified Mentor, has 40 years of experience in the fashion industry and is currently Professor of Business and Marketing at New York City’s Fashion Institute of Technology. He is co-owner of incubator1, a marketing/branding/business-building consulting company. His experience covers the apparel industry in many forms, both retail and wholesale, and includes branding, repositioning a brand, marketing and merchandising and conceptualizing your brand...getting down to its DNA.

His clients include apparel retailers and wholesalers. He has worked in a variety of industries, including home decor and food service businesses, major department and specialty stores—full price and off price.  All this expertise, combined with having had his own retail store and an ecommerce site, gives him the unique perspective he brings to all his mentoring sessions.

Webinar Fee: $25

There will be no refunds for this webinar unless SCORE NYC cancels it.