With store closures and lockdowns still in place in many parts of the world, online shopping is rapidly becoming the norm. While there has been a significant boom in e-commerce in recent years, in 2020, amid the pandemic, sales continued to grow. If this trend maintains, experts are predicting that e-commerce sales could reach $8 […]
The digital transformation of supply chains has been inescapable over recent years, but the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital adoption across industries. Amid travel restrictions, border closures and lockdowns, the world has had to rely on technology to cope and it has been crucial in navigating these challenging times. By leveraging digital technologies and increasing transparency […]
As stay-at-home living now becomes the norm, ease, comfort and function are among consumers’ top priorities when it comes to apparel. Recognizing the need for buyers to source products that will drive businesses in 2021, we at Global Sources have compiled a list of the apparel trends that are set to take the spotlight this year.
No doubt 2020 will go down in history as the year that changed it all. The coronavirus outbreak had not only wrought global health havoc, but it had also gravely affected almost every industry, forcing many businesses to close. While 2021 continues to be a process of navigating the uncharted, it brings some exciting fashion […]
Dealing with suppliers is perhaps the most challenging part of sourcing. It’s where your negotiation skills are put to the test, and the outcome can have enormous repercussions for your business. Here are five practical tips for successfully negotiating with suppliers and handling the situation when they throw curveballs at you. Communicate with suppliers In […]