Friday, October 24, 2014

Global Sources holds gifts and home show at AWE

News this week: Earlier this week, B2B media company Global Sources held two co-located China Sourcing Fairs: Gifts & Premiums and Home Products at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) from 19th to 22nd October. A new “Olympic Sourcing Zone” featuring sports-related merchandise was launched at the Gifts & Premiums event this year.

Separately, Global Sources announced the completed launch of its new industry vertical – “Mobile Electronics”. Global Sources launched its China Sourcing Fairs: Mobile Electronics in 2014, which is complement by other industry-specific content offered through its online marketplace, magazine, sourcing alerts and mobile app. The inaugural April 2014 Mobile Electronics trade fair featured 1,050 booths.

Spenser Au, CEO of Global Sources, said “Mobile electronics is a multi-billion dollar with strong growth across all categories and geographies – nearly 2 billion mobile phones will be sold during 2014. Meanwhile, the wearables category is set to explode reaching US$8 billion by 2018. Our services were developed to help buyers in this industry make the right decision – at the right time – by delivering products, suppliers and intelligence through the channels of their choice.”

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