Shortly after Farouk Systems Inc., a US manufacturer of hair irons, blow dryers and hair care products, offshored its molds to a Chinese molding company it found its CHI brand products were being copied by other Chinese companies who were reaping profits off CHI's popular brand name. As fast as one counterfeiter was shut down another would open up. The battles were costing approximately $500,000 a month, including replacing defective products not manufactured by Farouk. The company then relocate...

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2.4.2 Create and implement outsourcing strategy
5.2.2 Work with suppliers/outsourced contractors
5.2.1 Select suppliers/outsourced contractors

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