Our Q2 2023 Sourcing Report

TradeBeyond’s Retail Sourcing Report delivers research and analysis aimed at informing global sourcing and buying decisions.

This quarter’s report is bigger and more comprehensive than ever, with extensive sections on economic indicators, shipping rates, and commodity prices, as well as expanded ESG coverage with breakout reports on sustainable brand leaders and global regulatory changes.

Key takeaways from the Q2 2023 Retail Sourcing Report:

  • Slowing consumer demand and inventory reduction from retailers has led to a reduction in manufacturing output in most developed economies.
  • Mexico and Turkey are gaining momentum as nearshoring destinations for American and European companies.
  • Given weak demand, analysts predict that shipping industry net profits for 2023 will drop by 80% year-over-year to around $40 billion.
  • As global ESG regulations tighten, 73% of companies are pursuing closer strategic collaboration with suppliers toward sustainability goals.

Download our full Q2 2023 Retail Sourcing Report for in-depth analysis and reporting!

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