Should you Improve Your China Supply Chain?

Should you revamp your China supply chain?  Maybe you should, maybe you should not.  How would you know? One thing we know for sure is that things are always changing, and your China sourcing should change and adapt.  Is your China sourcing performance keeping up with the

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China’s Development and the Effects on Sourcing in China

China is the fastest developing major country in the world today and there does not appear to be any slowdown in sight.  How does this affect your China sourcing, you ask?  For starters, the booming economy can create new opportunities for the savvy importer.  Sourcing in China

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    Sourcing in China: Start with ‘Good’ and Make It ‘Great’

Sourcing in China: Start with ‘Good’ and Make It ‘Great’

A lot of companies struggle when developing a buying program when sourcing in China. It’s an uphill battle to create a sourcing program from scratch, one that will work and continue to deliver.  So much so that, by the time they manage to get their sourcing program

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China Sourcing: Defining the Mission

Do you ask your China sourcing team to get things done but you are not getting the results you expected? Do you assign tasks only to be disappointed – nearly every time? Maybe you set 4 major goals to be fulfilled by the end of the month,

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Cheap Factories and Your China Sourcing Program

Recently, I read an article on QualityInspection.org, “The Danger of Choosing a ‘Cheap’ Chinese Factory.” The objective of most companies with China sourcing programs is to save money, it stands to reason that many importers are looking for cheap Chinese factories. But what happens when saving money

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The Importance of having a China Sourcing Team

China is the fourth largest country in the world in size and the largest country for population. It is also the second largest economy in the world – and growing.  This makes China a very interesting nation to do business with, but interacting is not always easy,

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    Flip or Flop! Is your China sourcing program an investment or liability?

Flip or Flop! Is your China sourcing program an investment or liability?

One of my favorite things to do each week with my youngest daughter, Jayla Samantha is watch a couple of shows on our favorite network, HGTV. Whether it’s being inspired by the designing insights of Joanna Gaines in Fixer Upper, or laugh to the fun personalities of

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