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6 Types of Private Label Glove Buyer: Which Describes You?

Posted by Peter Kiernan

Nov 23, 2013 7:20:00 AM

If you're a private label glove buyer, and you're good at what you do, it's because of your unique management style.

In our experience, each private label buyer has a slightly different way of approaching the sourcing process.

Of the 6 glove buying/management types we have identified, which management style best describes you?

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Topics: Private Label Sourcing Strategy

Cost of Gloves: A Framework for Glove Buyers

Posted by Peter Kiernan

Nov 14, 2013 6:19:00 PM

Cost of Gloves Example: Sport Gloves

Recently, we were working on a new line of sport gloves for a client.

As it happened, the first samples were more than satisfactory, but cost was not.

At this point, the challenge becomes, how to get the same look and function, and hit the target cost? Where can we save some money?!

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Topics: Private Label: Glove manufacturing, Private Label: Glove Factory, Private Label Costs/Pricing, Private Label Glove Materials, Private Label: Glove Design Process

Glove Manufacturing Resource: What Goes Into the Cost of A Glove?

Posted by Peter Kiernan

Nov 14, 2013 6:02:00 PM

Glove manufacturing: cost of a glove

Here’s a question we get asked: how come one beautiful glove costs $20, and another "similar" one is twice that?

It’s a really important, basic question, with a pretty simple answer.

To answer it, we'll begin by looking at how a target glove cost is determined --

Then, examine the key factors that impact glove costs during development:

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Topics: Private Label: Glove manufacturing, Private Label: Glove Factory, Private Label Costs/Pricing, Private Label Glove Materials

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