Forecast Errors newsletter reported that, El Exito, the largest retailer of Colombia, awarded MIC "Best Supplier of the Year" in the category of textiles/clothing. MIC was selected amongst 500 companies, some of them extremely successful and that are known for their good practices in design, manufacturing, and distribution. While that is a significant accomplishment in and of itself, what is even more significant is how far MIC came along in total performance in just 18 months. MIC produces children's garments under licenses from companies like Disney and Mattel. When walking through the plant, one sees an amazing range of child favorites like Barbie, Mickey, Minnie, Hello Kitty, and Spiderman.