TITLE

TEAM VENDORS ENTER SPECIALTY RETAIL MARKET

AUTHOR(S)
Lunan, Charlie
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
SGB;Oct2008, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses business strategies in apparel and clothing industry, citing the business conditions at A4 and Next Inc. with Mark Martens and Robert Budd, respectively. According to chief executive officer (CEO) Robert Budd at Next Inc., customers are patronizing the company's ability to supply embellished products using local manufacturing facility. A4 owner Mark Martens said quick and frequent remitting of the inventory is important in maximizing profitability.
ACCESSION #
34948712

 

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