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Evaluate the costs and benefits for UK fashion retailers of sourcing products from India

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Evaluate the costs and benefits for UK fashion retailers of sourcing products from India

Outsourcing your company abroad involves buying in from another business inputs that were previously created in the firm. It is integral for both cutting costs and benefiting from high quality products as well as gaining from specialisation.

Outsourcing part of your business opens up a world of opportunities such as the ability to maximize your revenue and minimize your expenses, the access to specialized skills and services, the prospect to concentrate more on your core business and to therefore save on money, time and infrastructure.

Outsourcing to countries such as India can give you access to cost-effective services. The same services with the same level of quality are offered in India for a much lower cost! In the UK the labour cost for manufacturing clothes are extortionate due to government legislations such as the minimum wage and taxes etc, and by outsourcing to India you can help you save up to 60% of your total costs when outsourced! Outsourcing enables you gain access to high-quality services at a cost-effective price.

Another benefit of outsourcing

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