TITLE

Commercial Crossroads

AUTHOR(S)
Meredith, Robyn
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;1/9/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the success of Li & Fung, a trading and logistics firm in Hong Kong, China. The company has become the go-to company for globalization. Brothers Victor and William Fung have propelled a family company into a professionally managed, behind-the-scenes behemoth linking American and European consumers to factories in 40 countries. In a rough-and-tumble business their company has kept its integrity intact.
ACCESSION #
20926821

 

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