The volume of product recalls has been growing steadily over the past decade, with millions of non-food products recalled each year by manufacturers and suppliers on a voluntary or mandatory basis. The product categories affected are quite diverse, ranging from electric and electronic devices, toys and childcare equipment, to household appliances and automobiles.
Clothing and sports equipment are both high on the list of most frequent product recalls. According to the OECD global recalls database, there have been more than 2,800 product recalls in the clothing industry and close to 2,000 in the sporting goods industry in the past 10 years, meaning for sporting goods alone almost 4 recalls are reported every week.
This webinar gives some best practice tips and insights in the field of product recalls, including:
- How can you mitigate the risk of having a recall?
- How to be prepared for a recall?
- How to ease the burden of a recall?
- How to manage a recall?