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Synnove Vandal

Synnove Vandal

Synnove Vandal is from Seattle, Washington. She completed her B.A. of Global Communication Studies at Fairhaven College. She joined InTouch in August 2018 and is a content marketing intern. She loves running, traveling and mountaineering.
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Chinese Forced Prison Labor Poses Risk to Garment Supply Chains

by Synnove Vandal on 13 Jan 2019 | 0 Comments
Garment supply chain forced labor, Johnson & Johnson talc QC and Chinese government drops "Made in China 2025" in this week's roundup.

Topics: Textile Products, Social Compliance, Sourcing, Best in Manufacturing

Rising Holiday Return Rates Could Sink Your eCommerce Profits

by Synnove Vandal on 6 Jan 2019 | 0 Comments
Rising holiday returns, scooter sharing quality issues and manufacturer-targeted cyberattacks in this week’s roundup.

Topics: Working with Factories, Sourcing, Internet of Things (IoT), Best in Manufacturing

Indian Entrepreneurs Could Reduce Online Garment Returns with AI

by Synnove Vandal on 30 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
AI garment-sizing solution, UPS' 2018 rate increases, Vietnam trade war relocation, Accord on Fire and Building Safety and Silicon Valley supply chains in this week's roundup.

Topics: Textile Products, Social Compliance, Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics

Alibaba's "New Manufacturing" Plan Aims to Revolutionize Garment Production

by Synnove Vandal on 23 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Alibaba's New Manufacturing plan, Chinese factory labor shortage, same-day shipping, building domestic manufacturing and a greener supply chain in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Textile Products, Sourcing

President Xi and Trump's Trade Truce May Be Short-Lived

by Synnove Vandal on 16 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Short-lived trade truce, sub-Saharan Africa sourcing, supply chain climate change, Made in America production and Amazon sellers tariff strategy in this week's roundup.

Topics: Working with Factories, Textile Products, Sourcing, Best in Manufacturing

Holiday Spending on Track to Reach $1 Trillion in Sales

by Synnove Vandal on 9 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Holiday shopping trends, high-tech supply chains, overseas drug manufacturing, sustainable fashion and Shenzhen's copycat culture in this week's roundup.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance, Textile Products

Amazon is Changing the Entire Packaging Industry

by Synnove Vandal on 2 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Amazon influences packaging, Myanmar garment industry, smartphone component suppliers, tense APEC meeting and China hacking U.S. IP in this week's roundup.

Topics: Packaging, Textile Products, Consumer Electronics, Best in Manufacturing

China's Environmental Crackdown on Manufacturers to Continue in 2019

by Synnove Vandal on 25 Nov 2018 | 0 Comments
China's environmental crackdown, contract signing scam, counterfeits, IoT threat and 3D printing in this week's roundup.

Topics: Social Compliance, Consumer Electronics, Best in Manufacturing, 3D Printing

Majority of U.S. Firms in China are Eyeing Relocation

by Synnove Vandal on 18 Nov 2018 | 0 Comments
Firms in China eyeing relocation, Chinese IP reform, social compliance programs, improving delivery service and China seeks trade support in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Process Improvement, Social Compliance

Is Your eCommerce Business Prepared for a Cybersecurity Attack?

by Synnove Vandal on 11 Nov 2018 | 0 Comments
Cybersecurity attacks, supplier relationships, sustainable fashion, simple design and protecting IP in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Textile Products, Social Compliance