Published Resources

Fashion for Profit

A series of self-help books, dvds, forms and packages on the A to Z of starting an apparel business authored by FBI Founder and President, Frances Harder.  Read More

 Fashion for Profit        


The Sourcer's Guide

The all-in-one guide (includes information in The Designer's guide) - fabrics, trims, finishers, contractors, service providers.  Read More

Sourcer's Guide


The Designer's Guide

Provides information on suppliers with Low Minimums.  Read More

Designer's Guide


California Apparel News

Publishes a weekly trade newspaper and website that reports on the largest apparel center in the USA.  Read More