Friday, November 01, 2013

1,300 booths at Global Sources’ fashion shows

News this week: Earlier this week, NASDAQ-listed Global Sources opened its fall 2013 fashion shows at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) with 1,300 exhibiting booths. The four co-located shows, China Sourcing Fairs: Fashion Accessories, Garments & Textiles, Underwear & Swimwear and India Sourcing Fair: Garments & Accessories, ran from 27th to 30th October 2013.

Global Sources highlighted a notable increase in size at the belts & footwear pavilion and underwear pavilion by 20% and 19% respectively. The company also organised a series of on-site activities for buyers and exhibitors, which included the Trends Forum, Product Showcase, Seminars, Private Sourcing Events, and VIP buyer office suites.

Tommy Wong, president of Global Sources Exhibitions, was quoted, “The global apparel and accessories retail market is in healthy shape and is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4% by 2017. Our Fairs give international buyers and quality exhibitors in the industry an ideal platform to meet, trade and benefit from this booming market.”

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