A little light weekend reading, links contributed by the Global Sources analyst team. China-Vietnam sourcing shift enters phase two, bringing more box congestion When people talk about going ‘China +1’ or moving production out of China, it’s important to be aware that many places aren’t yet ready to take over China’s role completely. […]
2020 has been a challenging year. With the entrance of 2021 comes new, exciting trends to watch out for. Drawing inspiration from the last disruptive, tumultuous year, the color trends of 2021 reflect the optimism and apprehension of this time. Global color authority Pantone released its 2021 color trend predictions in recent weeks, naming Illuminating (a bright […]
The term “MagSafe” is something that both consumers and buyers have already heard before. That’s because MagSafe technology used to be incorporated in the older Macbooks from 2006 to 2016. Magnetic pins were used to connect the charging cable and the Mac. This feature was useful in preventing accidents.
If you are sourcing in the fashion industry, changes in technology and the structure of business relationships must be on your to-do list – or at least your ‘keep an eye out’ list – in 2021. A new report from market analysis firm GlobalData finds key trends that are reshaping apparel sourcing as the industry enters […]
Upstream suppliers count on trends in 5G, electric vehicles, robotics and drones to revitalize demand and accelerate roadmapped projects. Uncertainties brought about by the pandemic have not dimmed the market prospects of China’s manufacturing sector for electronic components, say industry sources. Manufacturers are positive the electronics industry will pick up from where it left off […]