Tips for Retail Success

FROM THE BUYER’S PERSPECTIVE: WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN RETAILERS INCREASE/DECREASE INVENTORY QUANTITIES AFTER PLACING AN ORDER

By Vanessa Ting Some retailers give you their purchase orders (POs) with plenty of lead time for you to turn around and place your orders with factories. For those of you who manufacture overseas AND sell to national retailers, you probably do not have the luxury of waiting for retailer POs before placing your production… Continue reading FROM THE BUYER’S PERSPECTIVE: WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN RETAILERS INCREASE/DECREASE INVENTORY QUANTITIES AFTER PLACING AN ORDER

Tips for Retail Success

From the Buyer’s Perspective: Impact of West Coast Port Delays

By Vanessa Ting As of today (Sunday, 2/22) West Coast ports are expected to come back to life. The backlog will reportedly take up to 8 weeks to clear. So the impact to importers and retailers will be felt long after the labor contract dispute ends. While all my clients who import felt the pinch… Continue reading From the Buyer’s Perspective: Impact of West Coast Port Delays