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February 25, 2021

Assessing Purchasing Practices Impacts on Suppliers and Workers

Better BuyingTM and mental wellbeing by surveying 1360 workers from 13 factories. More than ever, buyers must work closely with suppliers to improve purchasing practices… Read More

January 27, 2021

Deep Dive Report on “Better” Design, Development

Our latest report offers a deep dive into the critically important purchasing practices related to design, development, and calendar management. Link to the Executive Summary… Read More

December 9, 2020

Better Buying Spotlight on Hardgoods

After five annual cycles of collecting supplier ratings of brand Payment & Terms. Read the report. Read More

October 29, 2020

Press Announcement: 2020 Better Buying Index Report Released

The Better Buying Institute today released the 2020 Better BuyingTM Index Report, underscoring the importance of better purchasing practices by brand retailers in meeting post-COVID… Read More

July 30, 2020

Press Announcement | Better Buying Releases New Report Linking High-Pressure Costing Practices to Suppliers’ Sustainability

Better BuyingTM has released its third in a series of Special Reports focused on how suppliers and what changes suppliers want to see as the industry… Read More

July 1, 2020

Webinar: Creating an Equitable Fashion Industry

Our President, Dr. Marsha Dickson, highlighted the magnitude of financial vulnerability that suppliers are facing in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis as a result… Read More