Thursday, April 26, 2007

Sourcing Abroad Gives Tiny Players An Edge

Sonia Seye spends her days braiding hair and turning multicolored hair extensions into intricate, fashionable coifs.

But running a busy Los Angeles salon is just the start for this 30-year-old immigrant from Senegal. Ms. Seye has dreams of a bigger, more profitable future: building franchises of her salon, Hair Universal, across California -- then supplying those salons with popular human-hair extensions.

And to make that happen, Ms. Seye is looking abroad.

A hat tip to Paul Barsch, Global Services Marketing, Teradata, a division of NCR, for bringing this article to our attention.

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