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Shody Chow has 35 years of experience in supply chain management. He can assist you with questions you have about import/export, international trade, the apparel industry, managing a business, and business start-up. Before his retirement, he managed wholly owned and joint venture companies with offices in the US, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, India, and Bangladesh in the export, import, distribution, and retail of apparel and general merchandise, healthcare products, industrial equipment, passenger cars, and commercial vehicles.

The companies acted as buying agents for Mervyns, Wal-Mart, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, and other retailers in the USA, UK, and other world markets, and distributors for Reebok footwear & apparel, Rockport shoes, Speedo swimwear, Ingersoll Rand pumps, compressors & pneumatic tools, Volvo cars, trucks & buses, Jeep vehicles, Hyundai cars, Novo Nordisk insulin products, SmithKline Beecham pharmaceuticals, and other branded products.

He has been a volunteer SCORE Mentor since 2004 and has provided free and confidential mentoring to over 500 clients. His areas of expertise are International Trade, Export, and Import, Wholesale and Retail, Apparel, Managing a Business, and Business start-up. Shody mentors in the Pasadena area on Friday mornings.

Foreman helping with the loading and discharging operation for a container ship.
Considering Imports – Part 3
Readers to use their best judgment in using the information provided, and not take unnecessary risks in importing.
Two business partners with protective yellow helmets walking and talking about business in warehouse.
Considering Imports – Part 2
Readers must use their best judgment in using the information provided, and not take unnecessary risks in importing.
Warehouse with shelves of goods in cardboard boxes with employees working
Considering Imports – Part 1
Readers must use their best judgment in using the information provided, and not take unnecessary risks in importing.
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