Tag Archives: retail
Ransoms, rickshaws and recognition…
Posted on June 3, 2018 by BuyersEye
MAY 2018 Fresh out of an amazing double win at the Brand and Lifestyle Licensing Awards (B&LLA’s) in April, we are head down in preparation for our next round of overseas supplier visits. The win was for our innovative collaboration … Continue reading →
Posted in Buying, Charity, childrenswear, Clothing, Fashion, homeware, licensing, menswear, negotiation, Retail, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged Bangladesh, business, buyer, buying, challenge, change, clothing, communication, Delhi, design, factory, garments, India, manufacturing, market, negotiation, retail, royal wedding, strategy, talent, travel | 1 Comment
Dedication, diligence and determination………
Posted on May 25, 2017 by BuyersEye
As is frequently the case when we are planning and undertaking these mammoth buying trips, things do not go according to plan! This time we are a team of 12 buyers, designers and technologists, not necessarily all arriving and leaving … Continue reading →
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Eat, sleep, work, repeat……..
Posted on May 25, 2015 by BuyersEye
Arriving in the murky, wet greyness of a hot and steamy Sunday evening in Dhaka, my senses are as usual, assaulted by the sights, sounds and smells of a very different culture from the London I left behind. Having negotiated … Continue reading →
Posted in Buying, Charity, Clothing, Fashion, Retail, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged babywear, Bangladesh, boyswear, buying, charity, childrenswear, clothing, dyeing, education, fabric, factory, fashion, garments, girlswear, India, knitting, manufacturing, market, menswear, retail, slums, sourcing, travel | 2 Comments
Posted on March 28, 2015 by BuyersEye
The past few weeks have seen a great many changes, and some real ups and downs, from the excitement of appearing in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies, to significant changes in senior management and a rollercoaster of emotion, a … Continue reading →
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A difficult summer………..
Posted on November 7, 2013 by BuyersEye
It’s been a while since my last post (this sounds like I am about to confess my sins, which I am not!), and a great deal has happened over the last few months, not all of it easy to write … Continue reading →
Standing out from the crowd……….
Posted on April 21, 2013 by BuyersEye
As is always the case in a modern buying environment, it has been a very busy few weeks, and our ever changing business has presented numerous seemingly unsolvable problems. Every problem usually has a solution, but it does not always immediately present … Continue reading →
Full speed ahead………
Posted on February 15, 2013 by BuyersEye
Well, the Christmas and New Year Holiday feels a very long time ago and the first few weeks of the year have been non stop; a continuous round of sign offs and planning meetings, supplier visits, ongoing product development for … Continue reading →
As 2012 draws to a close…….
Posted on December 28, 2012 by BuyersEye
2012 has been a year of new experiences, some amazing highs and one or two lows, and a very steep learning curve! I feel as if I have been travelling relentlessly, and am on constant information overload, but I really … Continue reading →