Company Overview

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Founded:
1970
Founders:
Merle A. Hinrichs
Employees:
2,800
IPO:
Went Public on Apr 28, 2000
Stock:
GSOL
Categories:
Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Internet Marketing, Media, Services, B2B, E-Commerce, Internet, Advertising
Description:
Global Sources is a Hong Kong-based B2B media company facilitating trade between China and the world through English language media.

Detailed Description

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Global Sources is a Hong-Kong based business-to-business (B2B) media company that facilitates trade between Greater China and the world.

It provides sourcing information to volume buyers and integrated marketing services to suppliers. A wide range of media is used to connect suppliers and buyers worldwide — online portals, magazines, research reports, and trade fairs.

Global Sources delivers information on 4.3 million products and more than 196,000 suppliers annually through 14 online marketplaces, 13 monthly magazines, over 100 sourcing research reports and 10 specialized trade shows which run 32 times a year across nine cities.

Suppliers receive more than 43 million sales leads annually from buyers through Manufacturers: Global Sources alone. Wal-mart, Best Buy, Samsung and Carrefour are among the buyers that make use of the company's trade services.

Current Team (10)

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Past Team (4)

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Board Members and Advisors (5)

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Products (4)

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    China Sourcing Fairs

    Under this umbrella label are distinct and separate fairs held throughout the year. These...
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    China Sourcing Reports

    This comprehensive series of research reports provides exclusive industry insights based on...
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    Global Sources Magazines

    A series of trade magazines designed for businesses importing from China and Asia. Each issue...
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    Global Sources Online

    The primary online portal of Global Sources Ltd is a massive virtual marketplace that matches...

Offices/Locations (3)

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  • Singapore Office

    1 Sims Lane

    #08-01

    , 387355

    Singapore

  • Hong Kong Office (HQ)

    22/F Vita Tower,29 Wong Chuk Hang Road,

    Aberdeen

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    Hong Kong

  • China Office

    35/F Shenzhen International Chamber of Commerce Tower, The Intersection,

    Yitian Road & Fuhua 3rd Road, Futian

    Shenzhen, 518048

    CHN

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Images (1)

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