Suppliers

iPad

Apple Said to Delay Larger iPad Production Until September

The tech giant is holding off due to delays involving the supply of display panels, according to reports.
Suppliers

Chick-fil-A and TGI Fridays' Cherry Supplier Reportedly Ran Drug Operation at Factory

In a dark twist, the longtime owner of Dell's Maraschino Cherries committed suicide after police reportedly uncovered a marijuana-growing operation hidden underneath the factory.
Apple Watch

Apple to Suppliers: Make Us 5 Million Watches

The tech giant is gearing up for the launch of the Apple Watch.
Innovation

Google Partners With Auto Suppliers on Self-Driving Car

The tech giant has assembled a team of traditional and nontraditional suppliers to speed up efforts to bring self-driving cars to market by 2020.
Chipotle

Chipotle Stops Selling Pork at Hundreds of Locations After Supplier Violates the Chain's Animal-Welfare Standards

The burrito chain suspended purchases from a major pork supplier after an audit revealed it had failed to comply with Chipotle's standards for treatment of animals.
Wholesale Business

5 Secrets to Running a Successful Wholesale Distribution Business

The pros chime in with expert advice on what you should do -- and what you shouldn't -- in order to succeed in this competitive industry.
Manufacturing

3 Steps to Sourcing Products Using Alibaba

With all the frauds and scams online, it's essential to put the time into researching a reliable manufacturer.
Apple

Troubled Supplier GT Advanced Reaches Settlement With Apple

GT Advanced Technologies, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this month, reached an agreement with Apple under which it will stop making sapphire materials.
Bankruptcy

Apple, Embattled Supplier, Strike Deal to Unseal Info

GT Advanced Technologies can now begin the shutdown of key Arizona operations, and shed some more light on why the former stock market darling abruptly filed for bankruptcy this month.
Bankruptcy

Tech Company's Bankruptcy Offers Warning to Apple Suppliers

GT Advanced Technologies suffered the consequences after Apple decided not to use its scratch-resistant sapphire glass screens for the iPhone 6.
Inspiration

How Watching the Movie 'Frozen' 1,000 Times Helped Me Build My Business

Inspiration to take a new tack comes from a fanciful source.
Vendors

Don't Pay a Consultant Before Chatting With Your Vendor

Vendors have unique access and insight. Their perspective is typically available for the price of a friendly conversation.
Suppliers

The Bullwhip Effect and Your Supply Chain

Consider an old stock trader's approach to taming volatility.
Startup Kit

Stocking Your Bar With Inventory

Before you open your doors to the public, you've got to have drinks on hand to satisfy those thirsty crowds. Here's how to determine what you'll need.