Sourcing-related reading for your Friday afternoon, selected by the Global Sources content team. Six vectors of success in online fashion International business consultancy McKinsey outlines a half-dozen routes to success in the online land of opportunity where fashion finds itself: “digital demand has soared, with some companies achieving years of progress in just a few […]
What are the strategies you can follow to combat increasing raw material prices? I tried to come up with a shortlist of 6 strategy approaches that might make sense for you: 1. Basic sourcing: always looking for cheaper suppliers This one makes sense in some industries. Most apparel buyers seem to always be looking for the ‘cheapest […]
Weekend sourcing-adjacent reading – and viewing – selected by the Global Sources content team. Biometric locks to drive exponential US smart home market growth Biometric smart locks such as fingerprint cards are increasing in popularity with their convenience and smooth and secure access. Global Sources offers various smart door locks with fingerprint, Bluetooth, card […]
It’s Friday, and the means it’s time for more sourcing- and industry-related reading, chosen for you by the Global Sources content team. Your next battery could well come from Europe … your next electric vehicle (EV) battery, that is. At least two dozen battery plants are in the works across Europe, four of them expected […]
by Cecile de Veyra & Vianie Li China’s EMS companies have long emphasized improving their services to meet specific requirements from customers in a fast turnaround time. This has been an ongoing endeavor for the past decade, which saw a stream of technology and machine upgrades that also included the adoption of industrial robots.