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Allbirds Is Taking Its Viral Fabric Tennis Shoes to China

Allbirds Inc., the wool shoe startup that’s become a staple of Silicon Valley fashion, is opening its first stores in China, aiming to replicate its viral success in the world’s second-largest economy. San Francisco-based Allbirds plans to announce this week that it will open a brick-and-mortar store in Shanghai in the coming months. By the end of the year, it plans to have stores in Beijing and Chengdu. It will... Read More
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What Protectionism Means for the Global Supply Chain

Over the last several years, the global economy has been experiencing disruption at an unprecedented pace. For multinational manufacturers, this has often meant that decision-making has evolved to be more rapid in the midst of an uncertain future. The trade war between the U.S. and China, as well as the ongoing Brexit negotiations, are examples of economic disruptions that manufacturing leaders should be aware of when developing supply chain strategies.... Read More
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Three Goals for Your Supply Chain in 2019

The rise of globalization has meant that supply chains have become increasingly complex. Just as supply chain organizations have begun to understand the intricacies of global trade, a new wave of economic nationalism is turning everything on its head and creating even greater complexities. Whether the UK’s impending departure from the EU or ongoing trade wars in other global regions will cause organizations to adapt their supply chains remains to... Read More