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Luen Thai Holdings Limited (Hong Kong) together with its subsidiaries is one of the leading apparel manufacturing and supply chain services providers worldwide. They have close partnership with brands and retailers globally, which include Polo Ralph Lauren, Dillard's, Limited Brands, adidas and Fast Retailing among others.  They produce more than 70 million pieces of garments annually with products ranging from casual wear, ladies' wear (intimate, career and fashion wear), sports and activewear, pants, sweaters, outerwear, denimwear and children's wear.

As a total apparel manufacturing and services group, Luen Thai has developed a business model "design-to-store" ("D2S") providing a one-stop shop supply chain platform for partnership, including design and development, materials management, production and logistics. D2S answers their customers' needs for a wide range of products and services, and faster response at a competitive cost, making it the right business model in today's quota-free apparel industry. Through D2S, Luen Thai can offer speed-to-market solutions that will help their customers improve their supply chain through shortening lead time, lowering total sourcing costs and reducing retail mark-down.

Unlike traditional apparel manufacturers focusing mostly on production, Luen Thai offers a hybrid model of multi-product manufacturing and outsourcing. First of its kind in the industry, Luen Thai set up its first Supply Chain City in Dongguan, People's Republic of China, with dedicated development centers allowing customers to work with their team in all phases of the supply chain process. Along with their customers, Luen Thai has been committed to compliance to corporate social responsibility.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Luen Thai has a production and outsourcing partner facilities in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, India and Bangladesh. Their sales, design, and logistics offices are located in Asia Pacific, the United States of America and Europe. Luen Thai employs over 20,000 employees worldwide.   

GJM/tomwell Sleepwear, Lingerie, Career Wear and Ladies Fashion

Yuen Thai Activewear

Tien Hu Sweater

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Shenzhen Guangthai International Company Ltd. (GTI) - Denim, Outerwear, Children's wear, and Pants

Desk Top Bags LimitedLuen Thai is a global leader in providing end-to-end apparel services that support their customers' speed-to-market goals. Through the years, they have remained focused on their customers' needs. The constantly find ways to serve them better through quality products and value-added services. They value corporate social responsibility and ensure that they comply with all laws and regulations.

Their journey is that of continuous change. From their humble beginning as a manufacturing company in 1983, their services now include the front and back end of the supply chain. Since 2002, Luen Thai has also embarked on a string of selective acquisitions to further build their multi-product capability. These include Glynn and Jacquelyn Manson (GJM), Tomwell Limited, and Tien Hu.  Joint ventures were also made with industry giants such as Yue Yuen, TMS, Tien-Hu Group and Guangdong Foreign Trade Group Co. Ltd. In July 2004, Luen Thai listed in the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Today, they continue to be in the forefront of the apparel industry with their design to store (D2S) business model. This strategy enables them to become a one-stop shop apparel services provider for their customers, eliminating the need for them to go to various suppliers. They are dedicated to helping them bring their products to market faster and at a lower total cost.

Under the D2S business model, they are able to provide services that span the supply chain from design and development; material management; manufacturing and logistics.

All these changes that took place were brought about by Luen Thai's vision: To be recognized by their customers as the best apparel supply chain services partner in the world.

Luen Thai has a corporate culture in which the customer is the center of all business activities. Thousands of dedicated people from all levels of their organization work together and strive to do their best in order to achieve this vision.

The design to store (D2S) is Luen Thai's business model that provides their customers with a one-stop shop of supply chain services ranging from design and development; material management; manufacturing and logistics.

It is the right business model in today's quota-free apparel industry.  In a level playing field, customers are looking for suppliers that can provide more products and services, perform faster but still offer a competitive cost.

D2S answers these needs. Through D2S, they can offer speed-to-market solutions that will help their clients bring the right apparel with the right volume, to the right place and right time.

GJM/tomwell Sleepwear, Lingerie, Career Wear and Ladies Fashion
In 2002 and 2004, Luen Thai acquired Glynn and Jacquelyn Manson (GJM) and Tomwell Limited, respectively. GJM was the sleepwear division of New York-based Warnaco Group Inc. whose major clients include Victoria's Secret and Calvin Klein. Tomwell Limited, on the other hand, was previously owned by Kasper Limited, a leading ladies' suits and career wear company acquired by New York Stock Exchange-listed Jones Apparel Group, Inc.

Yuen Thai Activewear
In 2004, Luen Thai and Yue Yuen, the world's largest footwear manufacturer, sealed a joint venture to penetrate the growing activewear market. The collaboration resulted in the establishment of the Yuen Thai Industrial Company Limited.

Tien Hu Sweater
In 2005, Luen Thai acquired more than 50 percent of the Tien-Hu Group, a Hong Kong-based company engaged in the trade and manufacturing of sweaters.

The TMS Group Design and Trading 
In 2006, Luen Thai acquired 50 percent of TMS, a company engaged in the design and trading of apparel business. The move boosted Luen Thai's design and trading capability as well as its presence in Europe.

Shenzhen Guangthai International Company Ltd. (GTI) - Denim, Outerwear, Children's wear, and Pants
The year 2006 also marked the joint venture between Guangdong Foreign Trade Group Ltd. and Luen Thai. The result of the partnership is the GTI, which helped Luen Thai to penetrate the denim wear market and build its outerwear, children's wear, and pants capability.

Desk Top Bags Limited 
In August 2008, Luen Thai and Desk Top Bags formed a partnership which allows both companies to broaden their product categories and improve market reach. Desk Top is a leader in the design and manufacturing of laptop bags as well as fashionable handbags, backpacks and many others.

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