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Fashion Business Careers & Salary Information

LIM College is Where Business Meets Fashion, but what is the business side of fashion all about? Welcome to our 101 section. Here you will find general information about how the fashion industry works, fashion business careers and salaries, specific career paths, and other resources to help you as you consider your future in the world of fashion.

Here are just a few possible fashion careers you could have:

• Fashion Buyer
• Fashion Marketing Director
• Store Planner
• Merchandising Analyst
• Fashion Writer or Editor

These are just the tip of the iceberg, there are literally hundreds more.


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Fashion Merchandising involves the production of apparel and accessories and getting those products to consumers. Fashion merchandisers also anticipate and act on trends. Jobs you can get with a Fashion Merchandising degree include Retail Fashion Buyer and Fashion Director. Use the guides below to explore the field of Fashion Merchandising.


What is Fashion Merchandising?

Fashion Merchandising Careers & Job Descriptions

Fashion Merchandising Salary Guide


Fashion Marketing is the art of building consumers’ awareness of, and desire for, fashion products. With a Fashion Marketing degree, you can go on to pursue positions that include Fashion Marketing Director, Social Media Manager, Public Relations Coordinator, and much more. Learn more about the world of Fashion Marketing by visiting the following pages.


What is Fashion Marketing?

Fashion Marketing Careers & Job Descriptions

Fashion Marketing Salary Guide

Visual Merchandising & Visual Studies

Visual Merchandising involves the placement and organization of merchandise in physical (and digital) stores to engage customers and motivate them to make purchases. Follow the below links to learn more about this creative and dynamic field.


What is Visual Merchandising and Visual Studies?

Visual Merchandising Careers & Job Descriptions

Visual Merchandising Salary Guide

Fashion Media
& Fashion

Fashion Media professionals create content that influences consumer behavior. Their work appears in/on various platforms, including magazines, newspapers, websites, blogs, social media, television, and books. Fashion Journalism is a subset of Fashion Media that focuses on writing, editing, and photojournalism.


What are Fashion Media and Fashion Journalism?

Fashion Media & Fashion Journalism Careers & Job Descriptions

Fashion Media & Fashion Journalism Salary Guide