A. K. M. Shafiqur Rahman
Abstract: The garment industry is an important business sector in Bangladesh. For this reason, companies operating within this industry must be able to apply the quality control strategies that would help to remain competitive. Every product must feature functional characteristics as well as some other aspects related to its shape, size, design. The product must satisfy the consumer in terms of beauty, attractiveness, taste, shape, design & longevity etc. depending on the type of product. A product devoid of quality has no demand among consumers and as such has no salability. Excellent quality characteristics enhances salability of the goods & are the keys to profitability for the manufacturer or the seller. Most importantly, some criteria of consumer satisfaction are negotiable but quality is such a factor that it is not at all burgainable. Analysis shows apparel manufacturers are striving for sustainable business growth by ensuring quality production. This means that applying quality process during manufacturing operations as well as final quality inspection procedures for finished merchandise by reducing number of defects in future production.
Keywords: Quality, Competitive, Functional, Profitability, Burgainable, Merchandise, Striving, Sustainable, Inspection