Tell us about the work process at your units. What is the kind of R&D that you undertake? What percentage of your profit is earmarked for R&D?
We have own knitwear unit having BSCI and ISO certificates. We produce T-shirts, polo T-shirts, sweatshirts, padding jackets, jogging pants, sleepwear as well as all kinds of women's and kids' items. We have an R&D department for fabric design as well as forecasting upcoming design trends.
What has been your percentage growth in the last five years? What is the target?
In last five years, we have achieved an 80 per cent growth in sales. By 2018, we will be working towards US$ 100 million worth of business through a customer-oriented approach.
Which markets give you the maximum growth? Which new markets you are exploring?
The EU markets have given us the maximum business growth in last few years. We would like to explore Latin American countries, especially Mexico and Brazil, as well as Japan, Australia and Russia.
How do you expect the business of textiles and fashion to evolve in Bangladesh in the next 2-5 years?
I do believe that after five years, the Bangladeshi garments industry will mature to a secure and sustainable level and play a vital role in world apparel. We will obtain the maximum level of work efficiency among all factories, and increase in-house new categories' fabric production. We will be able to provide the perfect working environment for workers and eco-friendly industries.