Sunday, November 06, 2011

Booths up 28% at Global Sources’ HK fashion shows

News this week: B2B media company Global Sources reported a 28% year-on-year increase at the opening of its garment and fashion China Sourcing Fairs. The co-located fairs, which included China Sourcing Fair: Fashion Accessories, Garments & Textiles, Underwear & Swimwear and India Sourcing Fair: Garments & Accessories, were held at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) from 27th to 30th October 2011. In particular, booths sold at Fashion Accessories jumped 30% over last year’s edition.

According to Global Sources, over 1,200 booths were sold this year with exhibitors mostly from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, South Korea and the Philippines. This edition of the fairs featured Online Sourcing Fairs to complement the face-to-face fashion shows, and Private Sourcing Events for pre-selected exhibitors to meet with global buyers that included Auchan, Intersport, Kaufland, New Balance, Okaidi and Shop Direct.

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