Starting a clothing manufacturing business

Operators in the clothing manufacturing industry buy fabrics and materials from textile producers, then cut and sew these fabrics to make clothing items. The clothing is then sold to retail and wholesale firms for resale to customers.

The clothing manufacturing industry has declined as more businesses outsource their manufacturing needs to countries with lower production costs.

Starting or buying a clothing manufacturing business involves many essential steps. These steps include purchasing equipment, establishing yourself as a brand, and marketing your products.

This guide explains how to start a clothing manufacturing business in Queensland. It will help you understand the importance of market research before you enter the clothing manufacturing industry. You can also use our tools, quizzes and services to assess your business idea.

Last reviewed
April 16, 2015


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