5 posts tagged emotions

Good Buyer Discipline in Importing

Good buyer discipline and habits lead to successful importing.
Success in China sourcing doesn't happen in a vacuum but comes from good discipline. Consistent habits stack on top of each other like building blocks, forming an experienced buyer. Shoot, besides China sourcing, this whole discipline concept works in many walks of life....

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7 Soft Skills Needed for Sourcing China Suppliers

Sourcing new suppliers doesn't have to be a dread. With these soft skills, you'll have every necessary tool for your tool belt.
In sourcing China suppliers, every importer should make use of these tools. No, I'm not talking Black & Decker but soft skills needed for better supplier sourcing and navigation. ...

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8 Phrases to Eliminate in Your China Sourcing

8 Phrases to Eliminate in Your China Sourcing...because the goal is good quality and a smooth order, right?
Certain phrases plague the importer. These phrases may be typed in an email and frustratedly emailed to your vendor. These phrases could be muttered around the office. Or they simply could be floating around in your head. Typically these phrases are geared towards the vendor. Regardless of how these phrases haunt your thinking or actions, it is my recommendation to get rid of 'em....

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Lack of Understanding, Magnifies Product Problems

China production is empowered by understanding of product, understanding of supplier and understanding of importing as a whole.
Understand your product and the manufacturing processes. Normal variations become perceived problems, when in actuality, no problem exists. This is what happens when buyers treat China manufacturing on the same level as clicking "proceed to checkout" button on Amazon. ...

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Red Flags Buyers Wave in China Sourcing

Red flags buyers wave in China sourcing that can be a turn off to the factory
In China sourcing and manufacturing endeavors, suppliers are not the only ones to wave red flags. Buyers also wave big red, ominous banners that scream alert! danger! time and money loss lurking around the corner! What do these big red banners look like and how do suppliers react?...

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