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A Practical Guide to Fashion Law and Compliance
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Publication Date: 2018-03-08
Number of pages: 224
A Practical Guide to Fashion Law and Compliance centers on the idea that the laws impacting the fashion industry revolve around the concept of protection. Increasingly, tales of counterfeit and “knock off” merchandise have been intertwined with safety issues in the media, as the story turns not exclusively on the harm from stealing another's design or logo itself, but also on the issue of safety and social justice issues in the fashion industry.
Thriving in today's market requires protecting your business by having a fashion compliance program as a way to protect through prevention. This begins with knowing what the laws are that apply to the merchandise you are selling and the business you are operating. This practical book will dive into the legal fundamentals governing fashion merchandise to demonstrate how current laws effect the day-to-day operations of a fashion business.
- Written by a renowned fashion law expert based on her holistic approach to legal compliance that readers understand how to operate lawfully, minimize risks and ultimately, protect their business.
- Deconstructs the primary legal categories a fashion business must pay attention to and provides practical, streamlined advice on how to implement the law into day-to-day business operations.
- Takes a merchandise-centric “how-to” approach, explaining the laws related to fashion compliance including, labeling, marketing, testing, importing/ exporting, record keeping and more.
- Covers the first ever EU apparel label law, which regulates merchandise sold in the 28 major states, as well as comprehensively explaining recent amendments to US law.
Packed with interviews from industry experts, A Practical Guide to Fashion Law and Compliance is a comprehensive book for both students and fashion professionals, providing solid legal know-how for fashion business operations.