5 Top Items At FDRA Sourcing Intelligence Summit

5 Top Items At FDRA Sourcing Intelligence Summit

The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America hosted its annual Sourcing Intelligence Summit in New York on Tuesday. The conference focused on top sourcing and supply chain management issues for footwear brands, as well as discussed innovations in production and how that would affect global trade.

Here are a few key takeaways from the conversation.

Product Safety: New Chemical Requirements, Global Temperatures On The Rise

Continued reform to the list of chemicals regulated by the U.S. government has made it a bit challenging to always keep a finger on the changing requirements. Specifically, California’s BPA restrictions have been a key concern for some brands. Another top talking point was rising global temperatures, which makes shipping shoes without mold growing in moist conditions a big challenge.

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