In 2000, International Direct Group (IDG) opened as a factory-based private label sportswear manufacturer for our factory in Kunshan, China. Since its launch, IDGhas evolved with the needs of the market becoming a global manufacturer, wholesale marketer and a direct-to-consumer online retailer of both private label and branded apparel. Our customers can be found in every major channel of retail distribution, including department stores, mass merchants, national chains, specialty stores, catalogs and online retailers. IDG’s diversity in product classifications, designs, consumers and volume in combination with our experienced sales team and logistical abilities allow us to be a valuable partner for our customers. With international manufacturing and sourcing operations, most importantly owning a factory in China, IDG is able to offer our retail partners a wide range of products and valuable services to suit their individual needs.
We strive to meet the needs of the ever-evolving consumer while recognizing that every customer has an individual sense of style.
With a pulse on the ongoing movement of fashion, IDG’s success is based on our ability to identify the trends that are right for each of our brands, and customers, and then appropriately adapt the trends for the end-consumer. As a company, we have a strong reputation for design, development, manufacturing, logistics and the flexibility to be able to deliver on each of our customers’ needs – no matter if those needs are exclusivity, value, factory direct, or other needs.The IDG management team is comprised of seasoned executives who boasts expertise in business strategy, design, manufacturing and financial analysis.
Our Values & Guiding Principles
We expect honesty and trustworthiness.
We care about both our retail and production partners.
We are an entrepreneurial company and the passion it has taken to build our company is woven into the fibers of our spirit.
Everyone we work with has a vested interest in the outcome. High performance is paramount to success.
We love what we do! This is not just about making an item, it’s about building a successful long term relationship.
We never stop learning, we never stop looking for opportunities and we never stop challenging ourselves.
Our sales, merchandising and design teams work closely with customers to assess their specific needs. We are experts in combining market research with fashion and retail trends in order to the develop the right product and manufacturing strategy to successfully deliver orders.
IDG is a factory-based sportswear manufacturer for our production facility in Kunshan, China – Hoza International. Our office and factory in Kunshan, China also oversees our global sourcing and manufacturing operations with additional offices and factories within China, Vietnam and Bangladesh. IDG also has extensive manufacturing operations in India. We use Gold WRAP certified factories or facilities to ensure our manufacturing practices meet industry standards.
Compliance with laws and workplace regulations
Prohibition of forced labor
Prohibition of child labor
Prohibition of harassment or abuse
Compensation and benefits
Hours of work
Health and safety
Freedom of association and collective bargaining
Prohibition of discrimination
Sourcing and Development
All customers needs are different and we present options and services tailored to each unique situation. We source raw materials and components from our global supply network for the best quality and pricing. As often as possible, IDG uses natural raw materials in the making of our fabrics that follow the below certified requirements:
GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standards) – For the processing of fibers from certified organic agriculture.
OEKO-TEX Standard 100 – Testing for harmful substances in fabrics and materials.
We are about more than just moving product from one place to another. Our global freight management offers international freight services including procurement of international freight, freight consolidation and forwarding, origin and destination cross-border logistics services, distribution center management, and domestic transportation. We operate our own distribution center which is exclusive to IDG, located in Paramount, CA.
IDG works with a Service Disabled Veteran (SDV) as a minority partner in a small entrepreneurial business that provides goods to the U.S. government. The company, Bronze Star LLC, is verified as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.