Plastic toys relocate from China to UK

Cute piece in the FT yesterday about how a plastic toy manufacturer has relocated his production from China to the UK: “Value strategy is no puzzle for toymaker”. Although the costs were three times less in China, the advantages of logistics and image outweighed this.

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One Response to Plastic toys relocate from China to UK

  1. Clay 4 March, 2008 at 10:03 pm #

    interesting piece. It’s that specialty/commodity dichotomy.

    Hey–that has a nice ring! Think we could build a song around it for a musical about globalization? Not that I would bother.

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