The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator will offer the Designers-In-Residence (DIR) comprehensive curriculum-based workshops focusing on the core components of how to build a brand, sustain a business, and break into the fashion marketplace. The workshops will include sessions ranging from trend forecasting, retail pricing and cost/value analysis, to distribution channels and finance management. DIR will also learn about profit margins, markups, sourcing and production. After undergoing this curriculum, the designers will have the essential business tools to maintain, manage and grow a successful fashion company.

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