Category: Resources

Global Success: Navigating Overseas Manufacturing for Black Friday 2024

As the digital marketplace continues to expand, so too does the potential for ecommerce brands to capitalize on the holiday shopping frenzy. With online sales skyrocketing to over $250 billion in the United States alone in 2023, and a staggering $12 billion attributed to Black Friday, the significance of meticulous planning for manufacturing and logistics […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Tooling Molds: A Primer for Companies Venturing into Overseas Manufacturing

Entering the realm of overseas manufacturing can be a game-changer for companies seeking cost-effective production and access to diverse markets. One crucial aspect of this journey is understanding the various types of tooling molds, particularly injection molds and rapid silicone molds. This blog post aims to provide a comprehensive guide for companies new to overseas […]

Preparing for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is an annual 2+ week festival that starts in the early months of the year (late January to mid-February). It is the largest and most important holiday in China, but is also widely celebrated in other countries that have a high percentage of the Chinese population. This year, the holiday officially starts […]

Join Linton Group at AMZ Innovate 2023

How Linton Group Assists Amazon Sellers As an Amazon seller, you face fierce competition from other sellers, as well as from Amazon itself. To succeed in this crowded marketplace, you need to find ways to differentiate your products, reduce your costs, and improve your profit margins.  At Linton Group, we specialize in sourcing and supply […]

Incoterms Defined: Risk, Cost, and Liability in Global Commerce

Incoterms – also known as International Commercial Terms – are a standardized set of trade terms used in international contracts for the sale of goods that define the responsibilities of buyers and sellers in export transactions. These defined responsibilities are the universal language of global trade as they facilitate cross-border transactions by establishing a shared […]

Join The Linton Group at Amazon Accelerate 2023

This premier annual seller conference offers a unique experience for all attendees, whether attending in person, in Seattle, or virtually from anywhere. You’ll hear directly from Amazon senior leaders about the new products, tools, and resources Amazon is launching to help you grow your business. Chart your own learning path and join sessions that will […]

LTL vs. FTL: Choosing the Right Freight Option for Your Business

As brands scale and optimize their domestic logistics, trucking from import ports to their warehouse destinations, the decision between Less Than Truckload (LTL) and Full Truck Load (FTL) transportation becomes crucial. Brands often lean towards FTL to fulfill bigger orders, while finding LTL more suitable for frequent small orders. At Linton, we help our clients […]

Product Sourcing in China vs Other Countries

One of the most frequently asked questions we encounter from clients embarking on a new product launch is whether they should source their products from China or explore alternatives such as Vietnam and Cambodia. While providing a definitive answer may not be possible, at Linton, we offer valuable insights and rule-of-thumb references to guide our […]

Go-to-Market New Product Development

Conceptual and go-to-market product design are two important stages in the product development process. Each stage requires specific skills and expertise to ensure a successful outcome. In this article, we will explore the differences between conceptual design and go-to-market product development. Many product development companies are very heavy on the artistic design elements of new […]

Canton Fair 2023

If you missed the largest sourcing trade show in the world, the China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair 2023), let us take you on a virtual tour with our Founder and CEO Ben Kong and our China Operations Team. The Spring session of the Canton Fair 2023 was held from April 15 to May […]