How we manage purchases and production in China. China presents itself as an excellent opportunity when it comes to manufacturing or buying our product. The total scale of production in China and the huge number of Chinese products and suppliers mean...
Meaning and magnitude of the Chinese New Year. The Chinese New Year,  also known in China as the Spring Festival or as the Lunar New Year in the West, is the most important traditional celebration of the year in the Chinese calendar, and it is...
Sustainable and responsible fashion brands. The equation is clear: “Fashion labels who haven’t ‘adopted’ sustainability are at risk on multiple fronts”, states Carol Gstalder, HR with Nielsen, in the report titled “The Sustainable Imperative”, published by this consulting firm. “Social...
On the way to 2025. As a continuation of the previous article, we analyze global trends of the textile sector and their impact on Indian companies according to the vision of Wazir Management Consultants. Third trend: The increase in domestic supplies...
Textile sourcing is global. As we mentioned in the last three articles, we are now experiencing a situation of adjustment in the textile sector because of the hike in costs in China and its new socioeconomic context that is making...
China continues to be the factory of the world, but it updates its production model. New changes appear on scene at the world’s biggest manufacturing hub. If we talk about the “factory of the world”, we are undoubtedly talking about China....
Quality and responsible textile production. In our current and global textile industry, a garment may contain components of four from five different countries and during its preparation process it can go through factories in different continents. It happens for example...
A Great Dragon of two faces. Today, China is not the same it was ten years ago. We all agree with this statement, right? Has the “golden age” of foreign companies in China come to an end? Do we also agree on the...
Big data and analytics in fashion. I finished the previous post with these questions to which I have added the answers we will analyze in this new article. What competitive advantage does an online sales platform have over traditional brands to...
The costs of the textile sector. A frequently repeated query refers to which are the factors that currently have greater influence on the cost of textile production. There are several factors that, to a greater or lesser extent, have impact on...
The globalized textile company. The fashion industry has adapted to global changes and responds to consumers’ wishes incredibly fast. The industry has achieved this by shifting and making the processes, flows and requirements among brands, consumers and suppliers more efficient. Essentially,...

Importing from China.

Reasons why it is difficult to purchase or produce in small quantities in China. Many companies, business men and entrepreneurs want to produce or buy their product in China, but that is not always the best option. There are three important...

A very original question

Countless times, in market fairs and meetings with providers, we have heard the following question from the western buyer to the Chinese vendor: Do you own a factory? Or a similar question but expressed with “a sense of need”, not to...
You and your provider. The goal was clear. You had to make a purchase in China or Asia and try to avoid this situation. But maybe you couldn’t make it and you have worked with a provider who simply wasn’t...
Conscious Consumer. Purchase trends are shifting. The consumer’s trust on the product, its origin and production process are becoming a powerful force that dictates how companies must operate if they want to remain relevant. Therefore, market’s needs must be met...
The response from textile sourcing to the omnichannel model. Retail and the textile labels are transitioning to a supply chain that can efficiently react to the omnichannel model. New and exciting challenges are being discovered along the way. The omnichannel feature...

Natural Textile Fibers

In the last few months, I have received several questions through the blog regarding natural textile fibers. Evidently, from the perspective of fashion consumers...