The Global Supply Chain Crisis (and How Elon Musk Would Solve It)
The fashion supply chain has a global crisis, the worst in decades. Deliveries experience delays every day, and costs are rising exponentially. (more…)
Sustainable Sourcing & Sustainable Shopping: A Circular Solution
Over the past 12 years, product teams around the globe have been on a journey towards more sustainable sourcing, beginning with measuring the impact of production on the environment. And ever since, factories have offered sustainable sourcing. It’s time to move another step forward.
Sundown in Global Sourcing Fashion – Is De-Globalisation Here?
With trade and travel restricted, and industries’ CO2 footprint under the microscope, what does “deglobalisation” mean for Global Sourcing Fashion?
If you believe in the mainstream news, we are reaching the end of globalisation and entering deglobalisation.
Strategic Sourcing: Low Touch Is the Post-Covid Best Practice
When airlines were grounded, strategic sourcing had to find new ways. We share five emerging best practices
Over the past decade, all sourcing discussions at the Textile Buying HQ, were about:
- Finding lower prices
- How to be more sustainable
- Exploring alternative production countries
After months of watching the Covid-19 pandemic shake the global economy and adapting our personal lifestyle and company practices to a low touch economy, it’s time to look ahead for new strategic sourcing practices: How will we organise sourcing and how will the pandemic impact the countries we source from? (more…)