In order to keep tabs on suppliers, Social Audits are a good start, but most of the time they are scheduled in advance and staff interviewed by the auditors know that what they say is being watched closely by factory owners. Plus it is not uncommon for management to coach staff on how to answer…

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I have a dispute with two companies, one in China and one in Taiwan. I would like your suggestions. I will be at the Global Sources China Sourcing Fair in Hong Kong and happy to meet with you. ANSWER: Thanks for your email. I would be happy to visit with you at the Global Sources…

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