The future of Sustainability and Near Shoring

Two decades ago, the USA and European apparel brands and retailers rushed to shift production to Asia to gain a cost advantage.  Now they are moving production to better cost-efficient regions with... Read more »

I know everything, so why do I need help?

Understanding the importance and value of your supply chain and sourcing professionals. Their role in helping to make sure the right suppliers are constantly and consistently validated, vetted, on-boarded, and trained to... Read more »

Making the best of the trade show as a buyer

Exploring the best strategies and things to do before, during and after a tradeshow as a buyer.   What are your business, product, and end consumer needs? Determining the type of tradeshow that... Read more »

Tradeshow Importance and Sourcing New Suppliers

In business, we all get comfortable with existing relationships. You know each other’s needs, egocentricity, pet peeves, and requirements. You have done this in the past so why can’t you do this... Read more »

How to retain the best Vendors

Strategies for finding, securing, and retaining the best vendors. In business as in sports, it’s best to have top-level professionals for staff, consultants, and vendors who fully understand all stages, processes, and... Read more »