Suppliers from 30 countries have responded to Better Buying’s survey about the detrimental COVID-19 payment and business continuity. Workers in their factories, many of whom are women, have been negatively impacted with over half of suppliers reporting they have laid off up to 50% of their workforce. Suppliers also expressed interest in setting minimally acceptable […]
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 recovers from COVID-19. These latest findings reveal that the high-pressure cost negotiation strategies most frequently used by buyers […]
Better BuyingTM recently engaged with a group of multi-stakeholder initiatives to release a joint statement directed toward a) the governments of garment-producing countries to provide relief for international supply chains, and safeguard factory working conditions. Click here to view the joint call to action that includes input derived from Better Buying’s recent global supplier survey and retailers.