There's no "golden ticket" when it comes to building a balanced sourcing strategy, especially when faced with the need for faster speed-to-market and customer demands for 'buy now/wear now', according to Angela Gaskell, head of sourcing and compliance manager at UK-based plus-size fashion retailer N Brown Group. But understanding your customer, identifying the right strategy for your company, building trust and working in partnership with your suppliers are all steps in the right direction.