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Operations and Value Creation for a womens' garment store

Paper regarding a mock womens' garment store in Poinciana, Fl. The paper should address the following areas:

The first part involves discussing the daily operations of the women garment store.

If you are in a production environment, please provide detailed instructions on how you plan to manufacture your product.

If you are a service-based business, please explain the business flow of how you plan to service your client base.

For the second part, suppose that you are either using offshore manufacturing or have outsourced services to another country.

Please evaluate how economics, the government, and laws could affect value creation from a global context.

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The first part involves discussing the daily operations of the women garment store. If you are in a production environment, please provide detailed instructions on how you plan to manufacture your product.

Operations traditionally refer to the production of goods and services separately, although the distinction between these two main types of operations is increasingly difficult to make as manufacturers tend to merge product and service offerings. More generally, Operations Management aims to increase the content of value-added activities in any given process. Fundamentally, these value-adding creative activities should be aligned with market opportunity for optimal enterprise performance. (Wikipedia, 2010)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operations_management

Our garment store is open 6 days a week. The store operates from 9am to 10pm. New stock will be added regularly depending upon the current trends. Our Supply chain management is a cross-function approach including managing the movement of raw materials into our organization, certain aspects of the internal processing of materials into finished goods, and the movement of finished goods out of the organization and toward the end-consumer.

Following are the details of the production department

Physical resources required

We would require a proper design house with different departments for the designers, administration staff, manufacturers etc. apart from the building we also would need a storehouse and a store to start with. As for the other resources we would require different types of sewing machines, pre cure machines, finishing machines, computers etc. Following will be the part of the production process

Design department

Before designing we will be doing a lot of research and surveys based on our competitors as well as our target customers and then accordingly we will design clothes which are unique, trendy, and comfortable for our consumers.

Sampling department

In the sampling department prototypes and size set samples will be made in actual fabrics and trims. All the patterns will be made in this department and then forwarded to the production department. Also samples print, embroidery, and other surface treatments will be made in this department. All the approved samples will be sent to the production ...

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Response discusses operations and Value Creation for a womens' garment store

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