Nov 26, 2012. Following its successful opening of international stores in China, Saudi Arabia, Papua New Guinea and Malaysia, Figaro, the leading Filipino coffee company plans to complete its 100 stores before the end of 2013, eyeing Vietnam as one of its international franchise location for next year.
Feb 1, 2012. Is there an alternative to China as the dominant location for apparel sourcing?
China’s growth in recent years has led to concerns the sourcing giant is losing its competitive edge. Is this really the case? If so, why? And where, if at all, are the alternatives?
Leonie Barrie, Managing Editor of just-style,
Kurt Cavano, CEO of Tradecard and
Mike Flanagan, CEO of garment industry consultancy Clothesource, examine the key trends in the debate, including:
Event: International Business Development Mission to Southeast Asia
Location: Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand
Dates: March 16-28, 2012
Event Description: The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will lead a multi-sector business delegation to the fast growing economies of Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.