Archive for the category: ‘China sourcing’

Purchase reliability – How to not have your money disappear

Have you ever made a purchase or tried to make a purchase with a someone in another area (either domestic or international) and simply have a seller take the money and run without providing you with the product or service you paid for? Has this ever happened with a major business purchase you were seeking […]

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Low-Cost Sourcing: Avoid the mistakes of the past

Like its name, low-cost sourcing means cutting overall expenditures which results in revenue growth befitting of any company’s goals. Among other low-cost countries such as India, Brazil and Vietnam, China has been and remains to be the top country for sourcing.  Apart from the well-known advantage of its low labor costs, China boasts the added […]

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Pros and Cons of Working with a Sourcing Company

As the world economy shifts and changes, more and more companies are seeking to outsource their production centers to overseas environments to improve revenue generation and overall company productivity. This is not something only large companies are doing – even small businesses around the world are becoming involved in globalization trends. When deciding whether or […]

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There’s Global Sourcing, and then there is Strategic Sourcing

As the world only gets flatter and flatter and smaller and smaller, the watchword in this era of globalization is sourcing. In this global race to profit from the advantages that global sourcing has to offer – enhanced effectiveness, increased flexibility, improved operating performances, reduced investments, market access, and reduced costs (1) – China, with […]

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China, Sourcing, and the Plight of Small Businesses Worldwide

Power in Numbers Breakneck economic growth, the Beijing Olympics of 2008, the ongoing preparations for the 2010 Expo in Shanghai – just a few of the major events that have catalyzed, streamlined and showcased what China is capable of. But what is going on behind the big party on the world-stage? What developments in trade […]

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