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The Bullwhip Effect and Your Supply Chain

Consider an old stock trader's approach to taming volatility.

Stocking Your Bar With Inventory

Before you open your doors to the public, you've got to have drinks on hand to satisfy those thirsty crowds. Here's how to determine what you'll need.

Don't Get Scammed: 3 Tips to Find a Supplier

Working with partners, especially overseas, presents many challenges. Here are some things to keep in mind.

Maker's Row Attracts New Investment From Prominent Angels

The New York-based startup that focuses on reviving American manufacturers raises $1 million.

When Manufacturing in China, Face Time Can Be Critical

In this case study, costume company Revolution Dancewear put in the miles to improve its relationship with its Chinese manufacturers.

Maker's Row Ushers in a New Wave of U.S. Manufacturing

A tech startup helps burgeoning designers connect with U.S. manufacturers -- and paves the way for a small-business boom that's made in the USA.

How to Streamline Your Company's Purchasing

Cutting waste and streamlining your purchasing procedures can have a big effect on your business efficiency.

How to Avoid a Product Recall: Quality Control Essentials

What you can learn from Lululemon's recent yoga pant recall.

Tips on How to Make Your Supply Chain More Environmentally Friendly

A look at how Green Toys brought sustainability into business production.

How to Find Suppliers for a New Business

Navigating supplier relationships is just one of the many challenges facing new business owners. Here are some basics for those just starting out.

10 Questions Every Entrepreneur Needs to Ask Suppliers

Consider this your vendor checklist, from costs and payment options to purchasing terms and sell-through. We've got you covered.

Nell Merlino on Growing Small Businesses

Business advocate Nell Merlino says greater access to capital and new streams of revenue would help America's entrepreneurs.

An Inside Look At Being a Wal-Mart Supplier

What does it really take to service Wal-Mart as an account? A new report provides a rare, behind-the-scenes view into the inner workings of the big-box giant.

Surviving When a Supplier Disappears

Chris Guillebeau, author of 'The Art of Non-Conformity,' on his comeback from a business crisis.

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