This is a website you may want to visit often. It will give you a great feel for things that go on in NYC.
Here is a great place to start – Thursday, February 18th, 2010 with an 83 minute long video that focuses on developing a product line and selling it to buyers. Here is a quote from the webpage, How to Start a Fashion Line in Today’s Market, “Mercedes Gonzalez is Director of Global Purchasing Companies, a full service buying office that plans and implements retail strategies. She is an expert with experience in every facet of the garment industry. Mercedes consults, teaches workshops, and write for trade magazines. Her company, Global Purchasing, works with new designers, manufacturers and retailers to help them to succeed in today’s market.”