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Bullion

Keywords

Job creation, Millinery industry, Millinery opportunities in Nigeria.

Abstract

This paper examines the establishment of millinery factory in Nigeria, the capital outlay, equipment, landscape, sources of materials, profitability and target market. The paper contends that anybody can learn hat making skills and procedure but sustainability in the millinery industry is a function of creativity, foresight and artistic venturesome-ness. The study argues that the foreign market for Nigerian hats may well exceed that of the local in leaps and bounds. Nigeria appears to have a traditional attitude of disdain against their own locally produced materials even when such is internationally recognised and accepted.

Author Bio

The Author is a staff Graces Hats, Lagos.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion

Issue

3

Volume

28

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