Phoebes Garland - Co-Founder of Garland & Garland Fashion Agency - "We're all in this together- manufacturers, brands, retailers & agents"
In this episode Elizabeth speaks with Phoebes Garland, the Co-Founder of Garland & Garland Fashion Agency.
Phoebes is a regular contributor & speaker in the fashion industry with over 25 years of experience. Her zone of genius the business of fashion, specialising in wholesale strategy, sales, product development and working with independent & major retailers
Phoebes is also a passionate ambassador to not-for-profits - including Shake it Up Australia and Adopt Change.
During this dynamic conversation we discuss what a brand needs to know to become 'wholesale ready' , the future of wholesaling, the Australian retail landscape and the experience you need to succeed.
- Agents are trusted advisors on the ground
- If your range is too small you could miss an opportunity with a major retailer
- A reset of our industry will occur - on some level we are all starting again
- Independent Retailers have an advantage over larger retail chains right now
- It's easier to manage in a smaller boutique - it's a more controlled environment - safety must come first
- We're all in this together - Manufacturers + Brands + Agents + Retailers
- We can all collaborate, share space, share information, help each other
You can find Phoebes at:
Instagram - @phobes_garland @garlandandgarland
Website - www.garlands.com.au
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