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Title: An investigation of micro-business management practices and their links to competitiveness in emerging fashion businesses
Author: Hammond, Lynne J.
ISNI:       0000 0004 2687 8049
Awarding Body: University College for the Creative Arts/University of Kent at Canterbury
Current Institution: University of Kent
Date of Award: 2006
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Britain produces some of the best designers in the world, and UK fashion education systems provide a continuous flow of exceptional talent into the industry. However, the numbers of British designer brands being created are low in comparison to the high number of graduates being educated. Often fashion start-ups are not able to sustain a presence in the market place after their intial entry, and are not able to realise and recognise their growth potential.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: GT Manners and customs ; HF Commerce ; business ; fashion ; fashion industry