Even though over 80 per cent of the 6,000 odd garment industries in Vietnam are privately owned, many of them being small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs), their struggle for ‘identity’ continues. Team Apparel Online met the VITAS officials and explores the various steps that the Government has taken to uplift these SMEs.
“The real challenge is not to reach the pinnacle of success, but to ensure that it is maintained, feels Robert Nicholson, Chief Representative, More UK, Ltd. Sharing his mantra of success, he says, “Continual training and investment in machinery are the only ways by which you can stay competitive and keep growing.”
Doing 90 per cent CMPT business in Vietnam, Gloria Jeans is known for quality. The company, which is one of the largest vertically integrated retailers in Russia, has recently opened its sourcing office in Vietnam.