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Source. Start.
Succeed.

We are a Fashion sourcing company with a combined experience spanning 35+ years in design, sourcing, manufacturing and shipping.

Our primary objective is to provide exceptional brand, product, design, strategy and logistic services. We offer a range of services to develop products and brands multiple fashion sectors; premium, value, sportswear, casual, nightwear, womenswear, menswear and kids.

Futuro Sourcing is committed to delivering excellence and working closely with its partners to create innovative and unique products that meet the highest industry standards. By focusing on collaboration and building long-term partnerships between selected retailers and partner factories,

Who we are

Futuro Sourcing was founded by Adam Pickup and Martin Percival. The Two former Drapers 30 under 30 alumni recognized that retail world is changing and buyers want more flexibility and less antiquated processes. With over 35 years of experience between them they can adapt to the clients preferred way of working.

 

Futuro Sourcing has a proven track record of innovation, quality, speed and price. We offer a complete service from sourcing and procurement through to delivery and fulfillment. We believe in working with people who share our passion for great service, quality products at competitive prices. We are all about building relationships with our suppliers as well as our customers so we can deliver on their expectations every time.

What we do

Although officially founded at the beginning of 2023, it's been a journey spanning over a decade learning our craft, growing relationships with factories, understanding markets and fine tuning our way of working. Each team member has a unique and successful career with UK brands, ranging from value retailers to premium streetwear brands and even impactful new brands.

 

We are a flexible business and offer a blank sheet of paper concept to new clients which means we try and give them what they need as a business as opposed to what the typical supplier wants to sell them.

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Trend & Research

Manufacturing

5 partner factories

Design and range planning

Shipping

5 countries

Techpacks and size charts

Marketing and reach

Premium Vs Value  

Direct factory purchasing to reduce costs

Our partners are all bonafide manufacturers. We are buying product direct from source without any middle men or trading companies, to make sure you are paying the most competitive price for you goods. Our experience gives us access to low-cost manufacturing venues, with fantastic engineering and design capability.

QA management and factory audit on the ground

Choosing a good supplier and managing their production is the most important part of the process. We can evaluate new factories or use existing trusted factories to give you the best product to suit your needs. Having control of initial samples and production samples is key to this, along with QA by a recognised test house such as SGS, inline checks and end of production factory visits to make sure your product is exactly as promised. Certification and test reports can be also be acquired both at source and in the UK, again depending on requirements.

Reduced MOQ’s and consolidation service

Due to our long term relationships, large volumes, packaging process and well placed consolidation points, we are able to negotiate lower MOQ’s from factories and build your container in China. It is a huge benefit to receive regular mixed containers with just the stock you need for the forthcoming month, rather than buying huge volume and storing it in the UK. Storage costs can quickly wipe out any price advantage you have made if you are not turning the stock quickly.

Complete control of printing and packing

We use an independent printing house that works with many large brands. We buy raw product from factories and print in bulk across the range to ensure colour consistency. Our competitors order finished product from factories and let them use their own printers, but ten different factories would mean ten different printers and ten different colours. Our system enables us to control print and packaging quality and reduce MOQ’s, as it is the print run that sometimes governs the MOQ amount.

Brand Building and Management

We can create or develop an existing brand for you, pick your target market/price point and fix products to suit that need. Once created we can support your brand with marketing, catalogues, display stands and point of sale required to get your brand recognised.

Shipping

We can offer either FOB, CIF or a full door to door service including LCL and FCL shipping, haulage, customs and duties administration, document handling and insurance.

Who we work with

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