Hello i’m new here and hope you can shed some light on the industry.
i too am interested in being a jewelry designer, hopefully a
successful one. I have a few questions about the business. Any amount
of would be so helpful and I thank you all in advance.
*How many units/items does a retail store order the first time around
from an unknown designer (1000/2000). Once established what is the
average order amount?
*How many times a year does a store, like Neiman Marcus order from a
designer? Or does it depend on demand?
*How long are you given to fill an order?
*When approaching the buying departments of boutiques with more than
one location (like Fred Segal) do you send a press release/kit to
only the flagship location or to the individual store locations?