Textile Merchandising: An Ultimate Tool for the Textile Business

By | October 11, 2015

Textile Merchandising: An Ultimate Tool for the Textile Business

Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Email: [email protected]

 

Introduction:

Textile merchandising is not the familiar term to us. Though all the textile professionals are known to garments merchandising. Textile merchandising and garments merchandising, both are very important for completing a ready-made garments (RMG) export order. As its importance, today I will present here the overview of textile merchandising, which includes definition and methods of textile merchandising.

Textile Merchandising:

Textile merchandising is that which is related with from fiber import to yarn in-housed in the knitting factory. Textile merchandising consists of fiber and yarn merchandising. It starts from fiber import to the spinning factory and ends in yarn in-housed into the knitting factory. Fibre merchandiser and yarn merchandiser are done all the duties here.

Yarn & fabric production

Yarn & fabric production

Method of Textile Merchandising:

Textile merchandising can be done in two ways. Those ares-

  1. Total textile merchandising followed by two different merchandisers,
  2. Total textile merchandising followed by single merchandiser.

All the above ways have discussed in the following:

1. Total textile merchandising followed by two different merchandisers:

In this method, total textile merchandising should be followed by two different merchandisers named fibre merchandiser and yarn merchandiser. Fibre merchandiser imports fibres from the foreign countries for producing yarn. On the other hand, yarn merchandiser collects yarn from spinning factory for producing fabric.

The details working procedure of fibre merchandiser and yarn merchandiser have mentioned in the below:

Working procedure of fiber merchandiser:
Fibre merchandiser works on behalf of the spinning factory. Importing different types of fibres from the foreign countries is the main duty for the fibre merchandiser. His duty is limited from fibre import to reaching in spinning factory. Sometimes marketing department of spinning factory has done this job in lieu of fibre merchandiser. According to fibre requisition, fibre merchandiser contacts with the leading fibre producing countries from the world via email or phone and confirm all the necessary terms for importing fibre. The leading fibre producing countries in the world are China, India, United States, Pakistan, Brazil, Uzbekistan, Australia, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Greece. After importing fibre, its sent o the spinning factory for producing required types of yarn.

Working procedure of yarn merchandiser:
Yarn merchandiser works on behalf of the knitting factory. Buying required types of yarn from the spinning factory is the main duty for the yarn merchandiser. His duty is limited from buying yarn to in-house those in the knitting factory. Sometimes marketing department of buying house or garments factory has done this job in lieu of yarn merchandiser. In this case, yarn merchandiser starts his duty from the spinning factory. According to buyer’s recommendation, yarn merchandiser contact with the marketing department of spinning for buying required types and amounts of yarn via email or phone and in-housed those in the knitting factory.

2. Total textile merchandising followed by single merchandiser:

In this method, a single merchandiser has done all the duties of textile merchandising, where he works both as fibre merchandiser and yarn merchandiser. Also he works on behalf of the spinning factory and knitting factory at the same time. He is the only one who provides fibre to the spinning factory and provides yarn to the knitting factory. He starts his duty from fibre import from the foreign countries and ends in in-housing yarn at the knitting factory.

Speech from the writer:
If anybody reads this article attentively, then he can easily answer the following questions in the interview:

  1. What is textile merchandising?
  2. What is the definition of textile merchandising?
  3. Describe the methods of textile merchandising.
  4. Describe the working procedure of fibre merchandiser.
  5. Describe the working procedure of yarn merchandiser.

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4 thoughts on “Textile Merchandising: An Ultimate Tool for the Textile Business

  1. Sharif Hossain

    This is simply an awesome post bro…I m gonna get a chance to work with executive director of a renowned denim company though I have completed MBA in Apparel Merchanding from BUFT.My sir had a lot of experience to work as an executive director with renowned companies as like Sinha Medlar group.sir has offered me by himself that he will keep me with him.in that case,I want a suggestion from you (Mayedul Islam), what should I do in this situation though this is a very great opportunity for me to work with my teacher.please write me in details.Thanks.

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