There a separate sampling department company.Also samples are to he made the buyers’ price ranges and quality levels, merchandiser advise sampling department suitably
- Salesmen samples or promotional samples
- Proto satuples or fit samples
- Counter samples or reference samples or approval samples
- Wash test samples
- Photo samples
- Fashion show samples
- Pre-produotion samples
- Production samples
- Shipment samples
Let us see about these samples.
Development samples or enquiry samples
work with some buyers continuously, sending samples to them . Whenever enquiries, buyer samples. Buyers may see new fabric. For one enquiry, need samples fabrics from. If to develop new style in new fabric, then also send these samples.
We may spend on these samples. Some times, even so confident of some enquiries, if our samples are good and attractive at reasonable prices, bring orders to us.
Also send samples to the newly contacted buyers our w product range, quality standards and . These samples should be sent attract the buyers.
So better for a separate sampling department create new styles in new fabrics to impress the buyers.
Salesmen samples or promotional samples
Some buyer needs these samples for getting the orders from their customer’ If 7 salesmen in his office, then will ask us 7 samples in each style. The salesmen will book the orders from their customers, by showing these sampled. Buyer will place the order to us accumulating the quantities.
If sent samples styles, some times, we may get orders fer all 5 styles, 3 styles or 1 style. etc of salesmen samples. Oi local business recession or competition or unsuitable prices. Any way, these salesmen samples perfectly with sincere interest orders
All the buyers don’t need these samples. Chain stores buyers salesmen or promotional samples
Proto samples or fit samples
These samples are making atfer take the order sheet. These samples are needed the measurements, style and fit made in available similar fabrics; but actual measurements and specifications.
Based on these samples, buyers may do some changes in measurements, style and fit.
Counter samples or reference samples or approval samples
These samples are to be made in actual fabrics with actual trims.if the order is for buyer samples in colour and swatches (fabric bits) in other colours.(these samples should be strictly as per the specifications order sheets. the approval for these samples from before starting production)
Wash test samples
Some buyers need these samples the shrinkage, colour fastness, measurements, dimension stability and spirality after washing
Some buyers use to sell their garments by creating furnishing all details like style, colours, sizes and important measurements including photo These buyers need these samples for taking photographs. (These buyers are called Catalogue buyers. accumulate the sales quantities, place orders repeatedly. Sometimes, for same styles, we may get many repeat orders continuously years together. But each order will get small quantity only. But get higher prices for these orders).
Some buyers these samples if to print the photos on photo inlays, packing box, hang tag, etc. These samples needed for local advertisement or buyer’s promotional occasion
In any case, the highly paid models will wear the samples. The buyers will arrange the photo shoot session; by spending huge money to the advertising agencies the buyers will need these samples strictly on time. If they don’t get samples on time, the buyers will pay more compensation to the adv agencies and models.
Buyers will ask us the photo samples according the intended model’s body fit. So important to strictly adhere measurements. Buyer may ask these samples to send either from production or before staiting production.
Fashion show samples
Some chain stores buyers will need these samples. need these samples .
colors covering all sizes. Usually 2 or 3 samples in each size in each colour.
These samples sent from production. The buyers samples.
These samples are almost like samples. to be made in actual production fabric with actual bulk trims. represent that like these samples.
These samples are to be sent before shipment the buyer’s confirmation for shipment. Hence these samples are needed to be perfect manners. Some times, do wash test also. not get any remark or comment. only ‘OK’ from . Then only ship can sale of getting payment.
These samples are to be sent after shipment. be sent in actual packing with all labels, tags, etc. (Generally these samples be tested by buyer we get some comments from buyers, save ourselves by saying that these samples were sent from the left over garments after the shipment; hence there some mistakes. If we expect any comments in these samples, it i better during sending these samples).