Chapter 3: Consumer Markets Note Outline
Should not be only classified by demographics and lifestyle data.
Todays consumers expect a one-on-one relationship when purchasing apparel.
Product developers and retailers must collect data at every
Chapter 4: Trend Forecasting Note Outline
Fashion Cycle and Theories of Fashion Innovation
The fashion cycle explains how trends evolve from an introductory phase to mass-market saturation and finally
Introduction - new trends introduce
Chapter 6: Fabrication
Creating a Fabric Story
Well-chosen fabrics can give a brands seasonal line a competitive advantage by improving a garments
performance or offering a unique aesthetic appeal.
Designers must understand fabrics and their properties to
Chapter 1: The Role of Product Development in the Apparel Supply Chain Note Outline
What is product Development?
The strategic, creative, technical, production, and distribution planning of goods having a perceived value for
a well-defined consumer group;
Study Guide for RFPD 3830 Quiz 1 (Chapters 1 3)
Chapter 1 Note Outlines
1. What is Product Development?
The strategic, creative, technical, production, and distribution planning of goods having a
perceived value for a well-defined consumer group; these go
Chapter 5: Color Management Note Outline
The process of controlling the outcome of a color, from initial concept (a chip, swatch, yarn or sample)
to final production output, in a way that is acceptable to the consumer.
The seasonal color
Chapter 2: Business Planning Note Outline
What is a Business Plan?
The central decision making process.
Provides structure to a process that is continually adjusted to respond to consumer demands.
Strategies for the future
RFPD 3830 Study Guide for Quiz 1 (Chapters 1 3)
Be able to define all the key terms on Page 21 in the textbook.
Answer the following questions:
1. True or False Product developers need to deliver innovative products in the
shortest possible time