HUEC 2045 Final Exam Review

HUEC 2045 Final Exam Review - HUEC 2045 REVIEW EXAM IV...

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HUEC 2045 REVIEW EXAM IV Chapter 9 Fashion Producers in Other Countries What are the 3 types of foreign fashion producers that supply the U. S. market? 1)haute couture houses 2)ready-to-wear fashion centers in other countries 3)contractors in other countries-offshore production What and who are the NIC countries in Asia? What third world nations have stepped in to fill the void in low cost apparel? -Newly Industrialized Country (NIC): “Asian Tigers”, countries that not long ago were developing countries but now have significant industrialization and fast-growing economies. -Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore -China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines +India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka +Vietnam, Cambodia, Nepal +ASEAN What are the advantages of low-cost contracting in Latin America? -abundant labor, low wages, faster response because of location, less quota restrictions Define haute couture , prêt-a-porter, Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, Chambre Syndicale du Prêt-A-Porter, couturier, couturiere, createurs, and caution fee . Haute couture: “the finest dressmaking” as used in the fashion business, this refers to a firm whose designer creates a collection of original designs that are then duplicted for individual customers on a made-to-order basis. Prêt-a-porter:
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2009 for the course HUEC 2045 taught by Professor V during the Spring '06 term at LSU.

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