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Fashion Research: Business & Careers
This guide highlights print and electronic resources to support fashion research in the Fordham University Libraries.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is published by the U.S. Government, Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; state and area data; similar occupations; and more.
The premier job search, reference, and mailing list database ideal for sales leads,
market research, company or industry research, building business plans, and helping entrepreneurs. View "More" for information on filtering searches
When researching trade or industry, knowing the NAICS code for your area of interest can be helpful.
The standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. Replaces the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC).
From the website: "Based at London College of Fashion (LCF), we provoke, challenge, and question the status quo in fashion; contributing to a system that recognises its ecological context and honours equity. We shape and contribute to Fashion Design for Sustainability as a field of study, industry, and education practices. We engage in transformation design, cross-referencing fashion’s ecological, social, economic, and cultural agendas."
From the website: "Clean Clothes Campaign is a global network dedicated to improving working conditions and empowering workers in the global garment and sportswear industries.
Since 1989, CCC has worked to ensure that the fundamental rights of workers are respected. We educate and mobilise consumers, lobby companies and governments, and offer direct solidarity support to workers as they fight for their rights and demand better working conditions. Clean Clothes Campaign brings together trade unions and NGOs covering a broad spectrum of perspectives and interests, such as women’s rights, consumer advocacy and poverty reduction."