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By Andrew Tananbaum   Without the proper understanding of the financial complexities of working directly with overseas manufacturers, the risks can outweigh the potential benefits. Previously working directly with overseas suppliers/manufacturers was seen solely as a big box retail strategy. … Continue reading


By Andrew Tananbaum   On January 28, 2017, the Chinese New Year begins and, in observance of the holiday, the factories in China will shut down for more than a month and all production will come to a halt. For … Continue reading

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  By Andrew Tananbaum   It is safe to say that 2016 has been the year of uncertainty, and according to the results from our latest Global Retail Manufacturers and Importers Survey wholesalers and suppliers that sell to major retailers … Continue reading


Capital Business Credit’s Los Angeles Office Hosts Special Networking Event to Show Appreciation for Partnerships   By: Louis Sulpizio   As featured in California Apparel News, Capital Business Credit’s (CBC) Los Angeles office hosted a special networking event at the … Continue reading

Logistics Make Front Page HeadlinesAndrew TananbaumSeptember 15, 2016

Hanjin Shipping Troubles and Seasonal Short Term Worker Shortage Leave Lots to Ponder Entering the Holiday Season By: Andrew Tananbaum According to Wall Street Journal, “95% of the world’s manufactured goods—from dresses to televisions—are transported in shipping containers.” While this is … Continue reading


By Andrew Tananbaum While the first half of the year may have given retailers and wholesalers cause, according to the results of our latest Global Retail Manufacturers and Importers Survey the summer retail season will end on a positive note … Continue reading


By JoBeth Tananbaum I recently had the pleasure of speaking at Design Entrepreneurs New York City. The prestigious “mini MBA” program provides selected designers with the business acumen, resources and a community to grow their companies. Each year, 25 designers … Continue reading

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By Louis Sulpizio Recently, Capital Business Credit’s Los Angeles Office spent a day mentoring young students to prepare them to make smart, lifelong, personal decisions. The team volunteered for Junior Achievement of Southern California ,which supports students by advising them to … Continue reading

Current trends impacting the retail sectorAndrew TananbaumJune 27, 2016

  By Andrew Tananbaum I recently sat down with Women’s Wear Daily’s Arthur Zaczkiewicz to discuss a variety of issues and challenges that importers and retailers are currently facing. Below are a few highlights from our discussion: Today, there are … Continue reading


By Andrew Tananbaum Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) doing global business face a variety of obstacles on a daily basis, however, many would argue that the most difficult is accessing financing on affordable terms. As SME’s are a leading … Continue reading

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