Sometimes when we talk about ethical factories, that can feel nebulous and vague if you don't understand the breakdown of what goes into making an ethical factory. In case you are interested in learning the 8 standards of an ethical factory you can get our free download by subscribing to our weekly newsletter here. But since one of the standards of an ethical factory is paying your workers a fair wage, you might wonder, "What is a fair wage versus a living wage? And who sets that rate?" Let's dive in.
It costs a lot to start and grow a fashion brand, as a startup fashion business we know that all too well. As soon as you click publish on your website, everyone wants your money. But if you've been in the industry for a minute, odds are you have friends at other fashion brands, and we'd like to pay you for those connections. Introducing the THR3EFOLD Referral Program where you get paid for your network, read on.
Ever wish you just had someone to tell you what to do to grow your brand? Ever catch yourself thinking, am I even doing this right? Does this look good? How long should I tease out our next collection?
In the early days of your fashion brand, the questions come fast and constant. It helps to have a business coach who's been there before you, with years of industry experience to warn you of pitfalls, guide you to best practices, and make introductions to the best people. Only problem is business coaches usually cost a pretty penny and on a startup budget that's hard to justify. Introducing THR3EFOLD's Coaching Club, affordable business coaching for your fashion brand. Here's 3 reasons business coaching will help you get to the next stage of your business.
We speak with brands everyday trying to grow their business so we've gotten pretty familiar with the struggles all brands face to go from launch to success. Since those struggles are all the same, we've created 4 powerful courses to give the best top-line strategy you need to quickly learn, execute, and grow your business. Which course is right for you?
When you start a fashion brand, you feel pulled in a million directions and it's easy to get "busy" rather than effective with your daily efforts to grow your business. To make it easier for you, we've narrowed down the key areas that drive your business growth so you can block out chunks of your day for the areas that will drive the best results for your business.
Check out our video teaching series to help you grow your fashion brand for people, planet, and profit. Today we discuss the top 5 rookie mistages made by new fashion brand startups. Listen and learn so you can launch your business the right way.
Check out our video teaching series to help you grow your fashion brand for people, planet, and profit. Today we discuss the 5 forms of funding you can seek to get your business launched now.
If you are starting a fashion brand it probably didn't take you long to figure out you will need a lot of money to do so. From tech packs to minimum order quantities that make you cringe, plus all the headaches of perfecting production you will need a lot of help. This is why many fashion entrepreneurs turn to crowdfunding to secure early sales in order to meet these demands without outside investment. As you may know, THR3EFOLD just went through our own crowdfunding campaign this summer and from it learned a TON about the benefits as well as hardships of crowdfunding and we'd like to pass that knowledge onto you. Here's 5 things you should know before crowdfunding for your fashion brand.
Many of us have dreams. If you are reading this website you are likely actively pursuing them or on the brink of doing so. To build a dream you have to be scrappy, Lean Start Up style (must read), but if you aren't careful you begin to think you should do everything yourself, even if you aren't that good at the task, or don't have the time, and so you save money but your business suffers. Which begs the question, if you aren't willing to invest in yourself, why should anyone else? Here's 4 ways to leverage outsourcing to your advantage.