This week you learned more about the sourcing process.  Often, fashion brands contract out their production and need to consider many elements when choosing the right manufacturer for their products.  

  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of sourcing domestically versus offshore.  
  • If you were an apparel manufacturer, which sourcing method (domestic, offshore, near shore or reshore) would you choose and why? 

Please Note: 

  • Be sure to follow the rubric guidelines; you should create one substantive initial response to the the discussion prompt.
  • Please be sure to post your own thoughts.  If you do utilize research or quote from your research, you do need to properly cite that material, in APA format.