- Tradegood's latest iBook release provides valuable insights into manufacturing trends
NEW YORK and HONG KONG, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradegood, a B2B sourcing community that connects responsible buyers with trusted suppliers, has released an iBook on Apple® iBookstore globally. Titled "Business Chain – World Consumer Drift in 2012", this interactive magazine provides an analysis of global sourcing trends including the growth of apparel production in Bangladesh, the impact of shrinking consumer markets on Asia's factories, and the future of manufacturing in China.
"Through our interaction with more than 20,000 Tradegood community members spanning countries and industries and our DNA in the testing, inspection and certification industry, we are in a unique position to gain insights into sourcing trends, regulations, and their impact on the global market," said William Quilindo, Chief Operations Officer, Tradegood. "Tradegood's Business Chain provides reliable and up-to-date information for industry professionals to stay abreast of the latest trends and make informed business choices."
Half-way through 2012, Tradegood looks at the situation in major consumer markets and where the smart money in manufacturing is for the rest of the year. With close-ups on the United States, China, Eastern and Western Europe, and Asia; Bangladesh and Indonesia are identified as the emerging sourcing markets. The publication also takes a deep-dive into the effect of rising wages on the competitive edge of Chinese factories, and the domestic manufacturing of toys, furniture and luxury goods.
A quarterly online magazine, Tradegood's "Business Chain" is available to download for free on 32 Apple® iBookstores including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France and Australia, for viewing on an iPad. To download the iBook, please go to: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/business-chain-1/. The next issue will be published in January 2013.
Tradegood is a B2B sourcing community that connects responsible buyers with trusted suppliers. By verifying suppliers' identities, capacity, capabilities and compliance performance, Tradegood provides buyers with the information they need to choose the right people and organizations to form their global supply chain. For suppliers, Tradegood opens the door to the world's biggest markets through leading brands, retailers and industry relationships. Backed by Intertek's more than 127 years experience in inspection and verification across the supply chain ecosystem, Tradegood's global network spans more than 100 countries, providing quality information to help companies do business right. Please visit: www.iTradegood.com
Burson-Marsteller Hong Kong