WHAT WE DO FOR YOU:
Trade Show Buying or Consulting:
We attend major markets, including Magic in Las Vegas every February and August, Los Angeles Market Week and Dallas Market. This is a wonderful way to discover up and coming lines. In addition, many of the lines at Magic have showrooms in San Pedro Mart in Los Angeles and we can scoop up new styles before they hit the online market at a discounted rate. LAFC can also buy from your existing lines at these markets if you are unable to attend.
Let us Help You on Your Next LA Buying Trip:
LAFC can benefit you greatly by simply helping you navigate the assorted wholesale marts. San Pedro Mart in its entirety is an overwhelming maze of hundreds of vendors. We have spent an extensive amount of time compiling lists of vendors by product type and style in order to make buying trips as efficient as possible. We charge a flat-rate fee per day for this service. This saves you time and money in the Los Angeles Fashion District.
Service Payment and Buying Options:
We invoice based on a commission rate of purchases we make on your behalf of your store. We charge a flat-rate day fee for an initial introduction to the wholesale marts. We can chaperone you on your buying trips or simply do your buying for you based upon your inventory needs. Our goal is to find the best way to maximize profits for your business to build profits and eliminate the stress that dealing with the markets.
Accessing Product Photos and Reports:
We will give you access to a general Dropbox in which you may view styles that are available in stock or for preorder with pricing information. You will also be given access to a private Dropbox in which pictures of your purchases and preorders, invoices and commission reports. A recap of your purchases will also be sent in an excel format to your email of record.
Categories We Cover:
We specialize in Junior and Young Contemporary, Plus and Tween apparel and accessories. No matter your style or age demographic, we can fill your needs.
Product and/or Store Development Consulting:
If you are new the retail market, we can consult with you at an hourly rate to assist with merchandising and pricing structures for your business. If you are wanting to start a private label line, we can assist in research and sourcing ideas for new styles and tags with our collaboration with vendors and graphic designers
Payment and Shipping for Purchases:
After receiving an authorization form, we use your credit card to pay for goods. Wholesalers ship goods to your store or warehouse. Freight fees can be added to the invoice or charged to your UPS account.