Unless an apparel manufacturer is completely automated, the only way to set a pocket or mark for new buttons, or to sew any item onto a specific place on a garment is with a disappearing marking pen or pencil. They have used them for years and years.
Happy Halloween and welcome to crunch time for all manufacturers, importers and retailers. This is the time when your “Just In Time Inventory” planning turns into “I NEED IT NOW” inventory planning.
Have you ever mistakenly washed your beautiful cashmere sweater in the washing machine and then realized that your nice sweater will only fit your 5-year old now. It not only shrunk a few sizes, it shrunk an entire generation!!
What if the patches on 3,200 jeans were coming off? What if these jeans were high fashion (i.e. “cool”) jeans with very trendy patches that were peeling off? And to top it off, what if these jeans were on the home page of your website starting in two weeks?
A Refurbisher partnership is the Vital Link to any supply chain. You may ask, what is An Apparel Refurbisher and is there such as word as Refurbisher? As discussed in the latest Blog in “Supply Chain Matters”, our CEO, Jeff Glassman, talks about why all retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and importers should partner with a Refurbishment Company and how important it is to the supply chain of any company.
Does your current warehouse operation have limited resources when you ask them to perform tasks “Outside the Box”? Apparel Warehousing or General Merchandise Warehousing customers of Darn It Inc. appreciate all of the many offerings contained under one roof.
HEAD GAMES…What goes through our customer’s heads when faced with an issue with a shipment of apparel that they can’t put on the shelves or ship out to the consumer. They find that they are dealing with a major quality issue. Many words come to mind that we can’t put into print. The phrase that all of us hope comes to mind first is Darn It!
Have you ever received a shipment of garments where the white is discolored and looks very pink or blue? Or have your customers complained that your red sweaters are staining their other garments? If this occurs, call the Darn It Apparel Repair Team right away! We have many first aid remedies for these issues.
Have you ever received a shipment of goods with a strong odor? Do the garments or other items have a mold or mildew smell. Do they smell like oil or gas? What do you do with it? What if the musty smelling goods represented $1.6 million dollars at retail and you can’t put them on the shelves as they would stink up the whole store? Darn It’s Apparel Repair team can help.