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A Practical Guide to Securing Working Capital to Finance your Apparel Supply Chain

May 30, 2019
1:30  -  2:15
Main Stage

One of the most important questions a brand or retailer can ask is, “how do I pay for this?” From operating cash flow, factoring, to purchase order financing, this panel will explore the various ways of securing working capital to finance your apparel business.

Our panelists include Douglas Hale, CEO of Business Consultants USA, a financial brokerage firm and Charles Brazier, Sr. Vice President at Trade River USA a lender offering supply chain finance solution for Buyers and Sellers. Topics to be discussed include:

– Conventional and Alternative Financing. Which is better for you

-Conventional (bank financing) – Pedro Torres, Centennial Bank

-Unsecured (lines of credit)

-Secured (property and/or inventory)


-Alternative (investor based) – Chuck Brazier, Trade River USA

-Equipment leasing / lease buy back

-Purchase Order / Purchase Order Inventory

-Receivables – domestic and international

-Requirements (BFUSA/Lender handouts)

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