When to Outsource Production

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Contracting Conundrum

How to determine when outsourcing would be better for yourself and your bottom line

By Shawna Kulpa

Jewelry business owners often wear a lot of hats, especially when they’re sole proprietors. They’re designers, bench jewelers, CAD modelers, polishers, stone setters, photographers, marketers, salespeople, shippers, and even janitors sometimes. But as their businesses grow and succeed, they have to decide when it makes sense to turn over some of the reins to someone else.