Tag Archives: Industry Strategy

The New Holitistic Supply Chain: Where is it:?

A request from John

Thanks for your investment in writing the blog.  I would like to see an address of why sourcing is a strategic area for the buyer.  Often there is such a laser-like focus on “who can make Read More

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Understanding China’s Success

Understanding China’s Success:

China’s ranks #1 as the world’s the world’s largest garment exporter with 38% global market share.  Bangladesh ranks #2 with a 5% market share.  We all acknowledge that China dominates the global garment export market.

However, few … Read More

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Strategies to Succeed In a Period of Industrial Decline II: Determining the Right Strategy

In the global garment industry, all private sector strategies have but a single goal:  To Increase Profit.

There are three interrelated means to reach this goal

Operational; e.g., Reduce costs

Marketing;  e.g.,   Increase sales

Mixed; e.g., Increase margins

The range … Read More

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