What are TOP samples?
Top of Production (TOP) samples are the first items off the production line that are checked for quality control.
The reason for sampling at this late stage is to ensure that large-scale, mass production is setup in line with the original product vision and specifications. TOP samples are also known as bulk samples are can be used as a sign that the scaled production will be produce a quality end product.
Sampling top of production means that a final quality control check has been done and the brand and manufacturer are aligned completely in the product outcomes.