Who We Are

28one are a team of brand and retail professionals with over 300 years of combined experience, who provide high quality, low risk and cost efficient direct sourcing solutions.

Founder, Bharat Ahir, has over 25 years in leadership positions implementing gamechanging Sourcing Operations for major European Retailers. 

28one take the risks out of global sourcing. We operate a buying office/agency model which combines the functional aspects of Global Sourcing: buying, merchandising, quality management, supply chain management, financing; with more specialised services such as range building and 3PL logistics.

We support organisations who want to get more out of Global Sourcing.

  • SMEs in Europe and North America.

  • Retailers who want to get better results from non-core categories.

  • Companies looking for sourcing opportunities in new territories.


Why 28one?

  • We are all brand and retail people who think like our clients.

  • A partner that prides itself on its integrity and reputation.

  • A variable cost model that mitigates the risks of sourcing direct from factories.

  • Years of experience and a track record of delivery.

  • International team with in-depth local knowledge.

  • Flexible, adaptable, bespoke solutions.