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2014 Asia Sourcing: What's on the Horizon? (A Glove Maker's View)

Posted by Roger Heumann

Dec 21, 2013 6:27:00 PM

2014_outlookLast month, I spent a week working at our glove factory in China, and meeting with vendors, suppliers and customers.

I thought I’d share a “boots on the ground” report, on what I’m seeing and hearing, pertaining to the 2014 outlook for Asia manufacturing and supply chain impacts.

An “Unofficial” 2014 Report, from Unofficial Sources

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Topics: Private Label Sourcing Strategy, Private Label: Glove Factory, Private Label Leather Sourcing, Private Label Costs/Pricing, Private Label Suppy Chain

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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