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Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry (Paperback) (Jung Ha-brookshire)
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Over 95% of today's textile and apparel products are globally sourced, making sourcing one of the most important business functions in the industry. Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry, 2nd Edition examines the crucial function of global sourcing in the textile and apparel industries, providing practical insight into both how and why global sourcing is pursued. Chapters include step-by-step global sourcing procedures and explore the theoretical, political, economic, social, and environmental implications of global sourcing decisions with an emphasis on sustainability. Learning activities are based on the author's extensive industry experience and address current issues that sourcing professionals face every day.
New to this Edition- New chapter cases studies offer real-life scenarios that today's sourcers may have to face every day Updated chapters with sustainability implications of global sourcing- Current trade data and agreements and examples of industry trends throughout the book- Added coverage of trend analysis and forecasting in sourcing (Chapter 5)- Updated the future of global sourcing section, including technology, UN's sustainable development goals, and on- or near-shoring trends (Chapter 12)- 25% new color mages including new case study photographs- New glossary includes essential terms and definitions from the book