This sales rep agreement is a contract between a company and a sales representative who will promote company’s products in any specific territory.
The Sales Rep is responsible for introducing the designer’s line to its new and existing buyers and then passing along orders, contracts, and shipping details to the designer.
An Independent Sales Representative Agreement often includes the following terms: duration of the agreement, obligations of the Rep, territories/products covered, commissions/advances, trade room/tradeshow fees, termination notice, and percentage guarantees on orders placed. Expectations with samples and costs should also made clear.
It’s important for any fashion brand hiring new sales people to be crystal clear about expectations from both parties, as these new employees will the face of the company.