Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry
The first textbook dedicated to global sourcing in textiles and apparel. Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry, 1e is the first text to examine the crucial function of global sourcing in the textile and apparel industries, providing practical insight into both how and why global sourcing is pursued. Over 95% of today's textile and apparel products are globally sourced, making sourcing one of the most important business functions in the industry. 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. Teaching and Learning Experience This text will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It provides: *Clear, comprehensive information: Discussions help students understand both how and why textiles and apparel are sourced globally.
*A practical, hands-on approach: Realistic examples and learning activities get students involved in the text. *Career-focused information: Chapters focus on the knowledge and skills that industry professionals apply every day.