Apparel

Located in the garment district in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, we have more than 40 years’ experience working in the apparel industry.

The apparel industry comprises 60 percent of our client base, including fabric converters, private label manufacturers, branded apparel companies, retail and outlet stores, and accessories. We understand what it means to succeed in this incredibly competitive field, and that sustaining profitability necessitates effective tax planning, given market fluctuations season after season. Fineman West knows the apparel industry inside and out. Allow us to show you why we are a leader in Southern California and how we can help maximize your business’ fiscal well-being.

Helping Fashion Designers – Season after Season

Who We Serve

  • Manufacturers
  • Designers
  • Importers
  • Distributors
  • Retailers

Services Include (but are not limited to):

  • Financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations
  • Product cost analysis to maximize profitability
  • Inventory management and controls
  • Cashflow management
  • Optimization of state and local taxation
  • Supply chain security solutions
  • First sale principal techniques
  • Optimizing credit risk with key customers
  • Alternative forms of business financing
  • Trademark and intellectual property structuring
  • Royalty agreement strategies
  • Income tax minimizing strategies
  • Business succession planning

Fineman West provides a full range of business management advisory, tax, and accounting and auditing services. Our professionals interact with clients on every level by being involved in industry events, identifying trends that may impact our clients’ business and connecting our clients with the right people to help take them to the next level. We thrive when our clients do, and it is important to us that your business is strengthened year after year.

When it comes to accounting, management services, tax services, or auditing, Fineman West has the comprehension and the skill to service the needs of your apparel company. We understand the constant changes affecting this marketplace – increased competition, changing trends and growing inventory problems, to name just a few. The necessary services required in this field are far from conventional and knowledge of a rapidly changing industry is vital to achieving goals. In this industry, success is dependent upon the sound management decisions, the prediction of future trends and the guidance of a trusted business advisor. For many companies, Fineman West is that advisor.