Our Mission


We reimagine an accessible, skills-based education for retail and fashion professionals at all experience levels by offering a comprehensive, on-demand, digital learning platform.

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RETAIL AND FASHION INDUSTRIES
REQUIRE NEW SKILLS

Driven by technology and globalization, the retail and fashion industry has experienced a seismic shift in consumer behaviors requiring unprecedented change in business models. This unprecedented change and innovation is accelerating a shift in critical skills needed to be successful and resilient in the retail and fashion industry.

TOP 5 SKILLS GAPS IN RETAIL & FASHION

1. Product Development and Design
2. Logistics and Sustainable Systems
3. Technology Strategy and Implementation
4. Omni-Channel Retailing
5. Data Management and Analytics

WE UNDERSTAND, IT CAN BE DIFFICULT TO RESKILL AND UPSKILL

whether you’re a full-time student or professional.

TIME

Institutional education, onsite or online, requires a significant time commitment.

COST & ACCESS

Higher education is costly and limited to acceptance and location.

CURRENT SKILLS

Institutions lack agility and practical expertise in non-design related subjects to teach current skills.

FASHION LAUNCHPAD SOLVES THOSE PROBLEMS

We offer short online and self-paced video courses and self-assessments that are fully mobile and on-demand.

ON-DEMAND

Institutional education, onsite or online, requires a significant time commitment.

SUBSCRIPTION

Our subscription model provides affordable access to learners at all experience levels..

EXPERT INSTRUCTION

Expert instructors and industry leaders teach current skills with actionable takeaways in every discipline.

OUR UNIQUE APPROACH

gives you flexibility to learn what you need when you need it.

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12 Minutes

Our 10-20 learning episodes offer a quick-paced ‘edu-tainment’ experience highlighting industry experts supported by music, animations and B-Roll to bring a topic to life.

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1x3 IMPACT

Each high quality episode focuses on 1 specific topic taught by 1 expert instructor and provides learners with 3 actionable takeaways.

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1000+EPISODES

1000s of episodes are organized into playlists by topic, experience level and instructor, so that users can customize their self-paced learning experience.


Our experience learning and development team ensure that each learning episode is carefully scripted to ensure clear learning outcomes that are engaging and immediately useful.

"Our micro-course focus allows us to continually create new and current content that matches the needs of the industry."

Joshua Williams, Managing Director

FULLY PERSONALIZED

to maximize your learning experience.

Learning Episodes

Developed to stand on their own, so that you can pick and choose the content you need to upgrade your career.

Playlists

We bundle together Learning Episodes into Playlists to help you maximize your learning experience. Playlists might be based on a particular topic, or area of business, or they might feature a particular expert instructor.

Individual Playlists

Learners can create their own personalized playlists, grouping together episodes that make most sense for them. Playlists can be named and shared with other subscribers.

Join a Community

When you subscribe, you become part of a learning community. Share questions and ideas on the Fashion Launchpad forums, join live events online and in your community, and participate in quizzes and games to see how your skills rate with other learners.

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REAL RESULTS

Employees that are re-skilled or up-skilled are able to work more effectively and collaborate more cross-functionally. They achieve 42% higher salaries than their counterparts with a knowledge gap. (ATD)

Companies that facilitate ongoing learning opportunities see 218% increase in income, a 28% increase in profit margin and 70% higher employee retention. (ATD)

INDIVIDUALS

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EFFECTIVITY

Employees that are re-skilled or up-skilled are able to work more effectively and collaborate more cross-functionally. (ATD)

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MOBILITY

Individuals achieve 42% higher salaries that their counterparts with a knowledge gap. (ATD)

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EARNING POTENTIAL

Individuals with access to reksilling and upskilling have 42% higher salaries compared to their counterparts with learning gaps. (ATD)

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