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FMPD (Fashion Merchandising and Product Development): Evaluating & Citing Sources

This page is designed to assist BGSU students enrolled in FMPD classes with their library research

APA Citation Style Sites

For detailed guidelines and tips for creating APA citations, see:

Check out the boxes below for citing some trickier resources commonly used in BGSU FMPD courses.

APA (7th edition) Citation Examples for Selected Resources

IMPORTANT NOTE:   Each citation should be single spaced; double spaced between citations.   The spacing might be distorted in these examples.

Article in Vogue Archive

Living: M. Givenchy finds his dream house. (1982, October 1). Vogue, 172 (10). 562-569. 

Article in EBSCO's Business Source Complete Database (Same if using print copy of magazine):

If no DOI number:

     Kaufmann, J. (2012, July/August). An introduction to 3-D weaving. Textile World, 162(4), 28-29.     

If DOI number:

     Schielke, T., & Leudesdorff, M. (2015, October). Impact of lighting design on brand image for fashion retail stores. 

   Lighting Research & Technology, 47(6), 672-692.

Article from Textile World website:

Kenneth Cole announces collaboration with Kane 11 Socks (2020, August 24). Textile World.

Article from STORES website:

Horovitz, B. (2017).  High fashion's high tech instigator: The mind behind the Neiman Marcus iLab explains why tech is

so critical. Stores Magazine, 99(5), 40-42.

Berg Fashion Library

          Carrara, G. (2010). Gucci. In V. Steele (Ed.), The Berg companion to fashion. (pp. 382-383) Oxford: Bloomsbury Academic.

          Donna Karan. Dress [Original work found in The Museum at FIT, New York]. Retrieved September 10, 2021, from


                 -at-fit/dress-44499   (Original work created in Resort 2009)

Occupational Outlook Handbook Online:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. (n.d.) Fashion designers. In Occupational Outlook Handbook.

            Retrieved November 3, 2021, from 

Hoover’s report within  Nexis Uni:

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (2017, September 6).  Hoover’s Company Records – In Depth Records. Retrieved from

SWOT Analysis report within Business Source Complete:

Guess?, Inc. SWOT Analysis. (2016, November 22).  Company Profile Guess?, Inc. Retrieved from

Mintel Reports:   

    Citing the entire report:

DeSalva, A. (2021, February)   Children's Clothing -- US -- February 2021.  Retrieved September 9, 2021, from Mintel https://reports-


    Citing a section within the report:

DeSalva, A. (2021, February)  Market Factors. Children's Clothing -- US -- February 2021.  Retrieved September 9, 2021, from Mintel


Encyclopedia (Print):

Fashion Coordinator. (2008). Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance (14th ed.,Vol. 3, 279-283)

New York: Ferguson.

Video from You Tube:

Wu, J. (2021, September 2). Fall Winter 2021/2022 fashion show [Video]. YouTube.