What Do U.S. State Sales Tax Changes Mean for Your eCommerce Business?

by Synnove Vandal on 30 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
Critical U.S. state sales tax changes, Lego attempts 'green' sourcing, improving labor conditions for Bangladeshi garment workers and more in this week's roundup.

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

Fast Fashion: Good for Business, Bad for the Planet. What Can You Do?

by Vicky Yu on 30 May 2018 | 0 Comments
Eighty-eight percent of 85 Chinese textile manufacturers surveyed in 2017 have had to upgrade their factory to avoid being shut down for environmental noncompliance. Do you know how to stay compliant with environmental protection laws?

Topics: Textile Products, Auditing Factories, Legal Requirements

5 Garment Accessory Tests to Include in a Garment Inspection Checklist

by Vicky Yu on 28 Mar 2018 | 1 Comment
Garment accessory defects can often be easily caught during inspection and fixed at the factory before shipment. Why risk your customers finding these issues instead? Include these tests and checks in your garment inspection checklist!

Topics: Product Inspection, Textile Products, Quality Control Checklist

How 3D Knitting Could Disrupt the Apparel Industry—and Already Has

by Matthew Milasius on 12 Nov 2017 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, learn how customized clothing could disrupt the global apparel market, how to get started with drop shipping and more!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Textile Products, Globalization

Side-by-Side: Top 4 Asian Countries for Manufacturing Garments

by Oliver Knack on 16 Aug 2017 | 10 Comments
Where should you source your garments? Find out the pros and cons for garment importers of each of these top 4 Asian countries for manufacturing garments!

Topics: Product Inspection, Sourcing, Textile Products

5 Reasons Garment Importers Turn to Third-Party QC Inspection

by Crystal Ge on 9 Aug 2017 | 1 Comment
How can you meet tight shipping deadlines and still deliver quality garments? Many experienced garment importers turn to third-party QC to manage quality.

Topics: Product Inspection, Textile Products

5 Traits to Look for in a Third-Party Fabric Inspection Provider

by Samantha Lim on 2 Aug 2017 | 0 Comments
Manufacturing textiles abroad? Screen QC companies by looking for these 5 traits in your third-party fabric inspection provider and ensure high fabric quality.

Topics: Product Inspection, Textile Products

Social Compliance for Garment Factories: How You Can Avoid Disasters

by Vicky Yu on 19 Jul 2017 | 3 Comments
In this blog article, find out what you can do to monitor social compliance for garment factories and avoid common problems and consequences garment importers face.

Topics: Social Compliance, Textile Products, Auditing Factories, Working with Factories, garment importers

What are the Best Options for Quality Control Inspection for Garments?

by Sunny Wong on 12 Jul 2017 | 0 Comments
Factory QC, full-time inspectors, personally inspecting goods or using a third-party QC company: What's your choice for quality control inspection for garments?

Topics: Product Inspection, Textile Products

5 Essential Garment Inspection Steps to Protect Your Quality

by George Huang on 5 Jul 2017 | 3 Comments
The last thing garment importers want is for their products to not fit as intended. Follow these 5 steps to garment inspection to avoid quality issues!

Topics: Product Inspection, Textile Products, Legal Requirements, Packaging

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging