Suppliers

Manufacturing

Don't Get Scammed: 3 Tips to Find a Supplier

Working with partners, especially overseas, presents many challenges. Here are some things to keep in mind.
Starting a Business

Maker's Row Attracts New Investment From Prominent Angels

The New York-based startup that focuses on reviving American manufacturers raises $1 million.
Growth Strategies

When Manufacturing in China, Face Time Can Be Critical

In this case study, costume company Revolution Dancewear put in the miles to improve its relationship with its Chinese manufacturers.
Growth Strategies

How to Avoid a Product Recall: Quality Control Essentials

What you can learn from Lululemon's recent yoga pant recall.
Growth Strategies

Tips on How to Make Your Supply Chain More Environmentally Friendly

A look at how Green Toys brought sustainability into business production.
Starting a Business

How to Find Suppliers for a New Business

Navigating supplier relationships is just one of the many challenges facing new business owners. Here are some basics for those just starting out.
Starting a Business

10 Questions Every Entrepreneur Needs to Ask Suppliers

Consider this your vendor checklist, from costs and payment options to purchasing terms and sell-through. We've got you covered.
Marketing

An Inside Look At Being a Wal-Mart Supplier

What does it really take to service Wal-Mart as an account? A new report provides a rare, behind-the-scenes view into the inner workings of the big-box giant.
Starting a Business

Surviving When a Supplier Disappears

Chris Guillebeau, author of 'The Art of Non-Conformity,' on his comeback from a business crisis.