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China’s Alibaba.com offers new sourcing options for overseas buyers

China’s Alibaba.com offers new sourcing options for overseas buyers

E-commerce companies like menswear retailer OTAA.com say they use Alibaba.com’s AliSourcePro service to quickly connect with suppliers in China and other markets

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Key lessons from Nokia’s India exit: India isn’t the best place to make things

Key lessons from Nokia’s India exit: India isn’t the best place to make things

The Nokia decision to stop manufacturing in India is a complex story in a complex country

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Mahindra to reduce supplier base as part of new sourcing strategy

Mahindra to reduce supplier base as part of new sourcing strategy

India’s largest utility vehicle and tractor maker, plans to reduce its supplier base by 10% each year over the next five years.

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Apple supplier faces scrutiny over labor conditions in China

Apple supplier faces scrutiny over labor conditions in China

The watchdog group China Labor Watch said Thursday that a factory in the Chinese city of Suqian…

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Worldwide changes in cost competitiveness

Worldwide changes in cost competitiveness

China has managed to offset higher wages with rising productivity to keep prices competitive China has managed to offset higher wages with rising productivity to keep prices competitive

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Gap’s report on supplier factories detail problems

Gap’s report on supplier factories detail problems

The US Embassy of Burma released a report on Thursday voluntarily submitted by US retailer Gap Inc. detailing the compliance issues found in their two factories initially and the improvements made.

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Li & Fung looks to new frontiers for growth

Li & Fung looks to new frontiers for growth

Li & Fung is in year one of its three-year growth strategy

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‘Made in China’ Now Being Made in Africa

‘Made in China’ Now Being Made in Africa

The cost of labor in China is going up, so Chinese manufacturers are moving to Africa, and they’re playing all the angles.

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Fashion brands pledge to end sourcing fibres from endangered forests

Fashion brands pledge to end sourcing fibres from endangered forests

Destruction of rainforests is major reason Indonesia is considered world’s third largest emitter of greenhouse gases

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