Addressing Supplier-Designed “Potemkin villages”

My business partners and I have witnessed many so-called “Potemkin villages” when investigating suppliers. Potemkin villages are named after Grigory Potemkin, a Russian statesman who reportedly constructed fake villages in the 18th century to impress Catherine the Great during her visit to the Crimea. The term “Potemkin village” has since come to refer to a […]