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Katherine Gold recently gained full ownership of the company, started in by her father, Bill. Under his stewardship, the company had grown into a large U. After his passing inGold keenly felt the responsibility of ensuring the financial health of Goldbug continued.
Her business acumen and willingness to share her expertise has helped us develop many diverse supplier relationships. Her team does a lot of groundwork to prepare and educate potential diverse suppliers and strongly encourages them to register on the Supplier Inclusion Portal.
Learning more about Katherine, her team and how her business is structured has helped us provide the support she needs throughout the year. There can be 80 or more steps in the production process for a single apparel item.
Katherine is a great example of a partner who asks specific questions about how to improve and is humble enough to act on our feedback.
We truly believe that an equal playing field is better for everyone. According to Byron, visiting suppliers is important: The topic of diversity was the catalyst for the first joint planning session. Participants included Snyder, Burke, Byron, and Apparel team buyers and planners.
Insights about customers helped guide the conversation and provide Gold with a framework for fine-tuning her products and marketing. The Apparel team is in constant contact with Gold and they meet in person regularly to discuss current projects and future plans.
Gold says diversity is discussed during every meeting, especially when Snyder is involved. We tailor our packaging and even the words we use to describe our products to her.
We know women customers relate better to women-owned businesses. Walmart nominated Gold but she was hesitant to commit to a week away from the office. But once Walmart reiterated how important broadening my perspective and business acumen would be, I made the commitment.
I met business owners who had similar challenges and opportunities.
We met hundreds of women entrepreneurs and had the opportunity to hear their pitches, and share the requirements necessary to be considered a supplier at Walmart.Supplier Inclusion. As the world's largest retailer, Walmart strives to save people money so they can live better. This mantra is at the core of every decision we make.
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