Lean Management System MANGO

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By doing so, retailers are able to reduce the cost of the value chain activities. After sourcing manufactured merchandises from low-cost countries, retailers sell them through their retail outlets in different countries. While outsourcing manufacturing facilities to low-cost countries, retailers lose control over value chain activities and face challenges to maintain the quality of their goods over a long and complicated supply chain (Christopher and Towill, 2001). Power and Sohal (2001) and Jones (2014) pointed out that adoption of Lean Management can help companies to ensure the quality of goods that are being manufactured in low-cost countries. In such context, the study has selected MANGO (parent company is Punto Fa, S.L) as sample organization that outsources its clothing manufacturing to China and sell those end products through their retail outlets in British High Street. Selecting MANGO as sample retailer will help the study to understand ways in which adaptation of Lean Management can benefit all parts of the supply chain as well as assist the company to manage their business in a way that renders their costs low and levels of customer satisfaction high.MANGO is an international clothing design, manufacturing and retailing company. Punto Fa, S.L is the parent company. but globally, the retail offering of the company is traded as MANGO (MANGO, 2014). The company is headquartered at Palau-solità Plegamans, Spain (MANGO, 2014). MANGO has opened more than 22 stores in different cities of UK and is known for its high street offering. The product portfolio of the company includes different types of clothes and accessories like bags, umbrellas, sunglasses and many others. MANGO mainly targets a fashionable woman who has sufficient disposable Inca me to purchase expensive apparel and accessories.