Posted on May 31, 2022
Work with the Best Bag Manufacturers the World has to Offer.
It’s a great time to be in the handbag business. The market is growing globally, with experts suggesting the luxury handbag segment will reach $89.9 billion by 2026, up from $58.3 billion in 2018.
Posted on May 17, 2022
Where in the World Should You Go for Activewear Manufacturing?
When lockdowns hit during the pandemic, fashion was one of the first casualties. No more dressing up for the office, restaurants, shopping trips, or the club for the foreseeable future meant many of us wanted to feel comfortable curling up on the couch while we watched Netflix or took Zoom meetings. And while our fancy outfits took a backseat, our activewear, athleisure, and loungewear wardrobes expanded.
Posted on May 06, 2022
Vietnam Manufacturing for Greater Business Success.
If you’ve been considering sourcing products from Vietnam, but you’ve still got a raft of questions you want answered before you bite the bullet, you’ve come to the right place.
Posted on Jan 17, 2022
What Actually Makes Packaging Sustainable?
With global warming taking the world by storm (no pun intended), being environmentally conscious as a brand has never been more important. A study done by Trivium Packaging Group found that 74% of participants were willing to pay more for products that used sustainable packaging, so let’s talk about it!
Posted on Dec 23, 2021
What are the Pros and Cons of Getting your Clothing Manufactured Down Under?
You’ve got the ideas, the creative juice, the style, and the spark to bring that next clothing design to life. But who’s going to make it for you? Clothing manufacturing in Australia offers many positives. But let’s be fair and look at some of the less than fashionable aspects as well.
Posted on Dec 21, 2021
11 Benefits of Using Manufacturers in India
Are you looking to start an eCommerce business? Or is your business expanding, and it’s time to consider manufacturing overseas or use an alternative to China? India is renowned for manufacturing and offers many benefits you should consider when sourcing your products. Learn why.
Posted on Dec 07, 2021
Do you Dream of Being the Next Zara?
Your brand doesn’t need to wait 58 years to reach Zara’s heights. Replicate Zara’s supply chain, manufacturing, and customer focus model, and you could reach the same lofty heights faster than you can say, “pass me the paella”.
Posted on Nov 25, 2021
Warehousing 101: The Advantages of 3rd Party Warehousing for your Online Shop’s Inventory Management.
If you’re having trouble getting cat hair on that stack of T-shirts about to be shipped, the dog’s got packing tape stuck to its’ ears, and you can’t for the life of you remember where you put that box of little, tiny wingding thingies, it may be time to expand your warehousing facilities.
Posted on Nov 22, 2021
How to Manufacture & Import Goods into Australia – 9 Steps to get you Started.
Importing goods into Australia can be very lucrative and rewarding, and there’s a whole world of importation possibilities out there. It opens your business to new product options that may be more innovative, better value or simply not available in Australia. There are specific requirements and steps involved in importing products into Australia. Read on to discover more.
Posted on Nov 17, 2021
Jewellery Suppliers – Discover the Top Countries that can Manufacture Jewellery for your eComm Brand.
When it comes to importing jewellery your target market will love, the world’s your oyster…and pearl necklace, costume earrings and diamante bracelet.
Posted on Oct 07, 2021
Chinese New Year is Fast Approaching- What This Means For Your Business
Chinese New Year is in a league of its own when it comes to preparing for production and experiencing costly shipping disruptions. If this Chinese New Year will be your first rodeo, or even if it's your tenth, let us help you keep your supply chain on track while minimizing the negative impacts that many businesses see when it catches them off-guard.
Posted on Sep 30, 2021
How to Source Products For Your Online Store: The Ultimate Guide.
After deciding what products to sell on your online store, the next thing is to source your e-commerce products. Here, Sourci provides a guide on how to best source your e-commerce products to avoid risks and headaches.
Posted on Aug 27, 2021
Why is Freight so expensive out of China right now?
There’s currently quite a lot of change happening in the logistics & supply-chain space that will impact Western businesses & consumers, so we thought it would be a good idea to share why this is happening and what the future outlook holds.
Posted on Jul 13, 2021
Looking to Get Into Ecommerce? Here's 3 Things to Do Before Getting Started.
For every success, there are a dozen failures. Particularly when we’re talking about e-commerce. Having seen first hand exactly how they were able to build a powerful, profitable and successful ecommerce brand, here are three things I’d recommend to everyone who’s looking to get started in ecommerce.
Posted on Jun 18, 2021
How to source products from China: Our best tips to help your business thrive
Purchasing from a foreign country is a long process, and sourcing agents are there to guide you through it. They are your right-hand team for everything from product development to supplier prospecting to contract negotiation to quality control.
Posted on Jun 08, 2021
Is 2021 the year e-commerce competition peaks? Having a winning product is now crucial
Online retail competition is now fiercer than ever. What does the future look like for e-commerce? What trends are having the greatest effect on business outcomes?
Posted on Jun 07, 2021
Innovation is happening faster than ever before
Profits are predicted to pinch as consumers head online to research and buy products. Innovation is vital for retailers who want to stay ahead of the game.
Posted on May 19, 2021
The Pros & Cons of Global Sourcing: How do you make it work for your business?
Take the ethics out of international sourcing for a moment and simply look at how it could affect your bottom line. Is there a way to work around its drawbacks?
Posted on Aug 11, 2020
How to Ethically Manufacture Overseas: Will it Deter My Customers?
The manufacturing industry is evolving, and so too are customers’ desires – it’s up to your business to evolve with them.
Posted on Jul 25, 2020
What it means to have a COVID-Proof International Supply Chain in 2020
Are you left wondering how you’re going to successfully establish (and then manage) a thriving international supply chain throughout 2020?
Posted on Jul 17, 2020
Big Businesses, Big Bullies? Ethics in Manufacturing on a Global Scale & #PayUp Movement
When did ethics go out of fashion? Retail giants such as Khols, Forever21, Urban Outfitters, Walmart... Cancelling orders of $40 Billion globally for garments already produced.
Posted on Jun 22, 2020
Nike Products Are Manufactured in Over 41 Countries
Although this can be confusing why Nike outsources across so many countries, it's better business for the company.
Posted on Mar 27, 2020
Covid-19 - What it Means For Manufacturing in China - Sourci Australia Update
Starting an ecommerce business now? What are the implications that the virus epidemic will have on manufacturing in China? India? Our own backyard?
Posted on Mar 24, 2020
Sourci’s Guide to Importing from China to Australia
Learn some of the basics on importing, from identifying the right manufacturer and how to save on freight.
Posted on Mar 09, 2020
What’s an MOQ and why is it important?
Find out why is important to understand MOQ's (Minimum Order Quantities) and how to engage manufacturers with the right MOQ's for your business.
Posted on Jul 02, 2019
How to find the best PRICED manufacturers across China, Vietnam & so on!
Are you launching a new business? Perhaps your established company is preparing to find a new overseas manufacturer?
Posted on Jul 02, 2019
How NOT to find the best manufacturers for your new business - Alibaba
If you’ve spent any time on the website at all, then great - you will know exactly what we’re talking about!
Posted on May 06, 2019
Sourcing Agent Vs Sourcing Company... Whats the BIG difference?
Are you preparing to find a new manufacturer overseas? Do you have a new business or product line?
Posted on Mar 19, 2019
Why We No Longer Fear 'Made in China'
Chinese manufacturers have found their position in the market – low cost products. With this, they are making cutting edge and superior items accessible.
Posted on Dec 04, 2018
Why You Will Never Find the Best Manufacturers on Alibaba
When it comes to sourcing products and materials from China, many people look to Alibaba, the world’s largest B2B marketplace.
Posted on Oct 23, 2018
From Made in China to Made in Southeast Asia — Why Are Companies Moving?
The next AirPods you buy for your iPhone won’t likely have the label ‘Made in China’ on the packaging. Ever since the trade war began, tariffs on various products like handbags and electronics have risen.
Posted on Sep 17, 2018
How Australia Benefits From the Free Trade Agreement with Indonesia
The deal can be regarded as a strategic partnership, considering that the agreement will be beneficial to both countries. Basically, Australian goods or products such as live cattle, grains, beef, steel, and dairy will benefit from the agreement because of the lowering of tariffs.
Posted on Apr 10, 2018
Why Does Apple Manufacture in China?
After tons of research, The New York Times published a very informative report which covered interviews with both former and current executives at Apple.
Posted on Mar 28, 2018
What do Trump’s Steel Tariffs Mean for Australia?
What about China? For now, China seems to be relaxed, and their response has been limited, except for the import taxes on US imports.
Posted on Dec 12, 2017
How the Canton Fair Changed Global Trading
As one of China’s largest trade fairs, the Canton Fair is co-hosted as well by the Ministry of Commerce of China and People’s Government of the Guangdong Province.
Posted on Dec 11, 2017
FREE Sourcing Cheat Sheet
FREE Sourcing Cheat Sheet. For years now, China has been providing the cheapest products to source by many manufacturers and retailers outside of its country.
Posted on Jul 15, 2017
What to Keep in Mind When Choosing an Overseas Supplier
As a new business you have to have a business plan, and budget for any expense you make to make sure your ends meet.
Posted on Jul 14, 2017
5 Things You Need to Know About International Freight
You cannot underestimate the value of a good international freight forwarder. But, the logistics side of the business is a complicated one.