Best of Spring at Global Sources

April, May, and June was a busy time for Global Sources.  In April they held a trade show in Hong Kong all the while releasing fantastic blogs.

 

3 choices for China factories in these changing times

Dr. Mark McKay offers a look at the options Chinese factories are facing that American factories faced more than thirty years ago and it’s, ‘how to win the competition,’ through different avenues.  Check out the article for a history lesson and the facts concerning today.

 

Upscale China fast replacing cheap China, says author Shaun Rein

Author Shaun Rein predicts China’s changing growth and the new challenges China will face in the future as well as sourcing environments making the move elsewhere.

 

China factories should adopt point-of-use inventory

Dr. Mark McKay wrote another article this time for the month of May.  He describes supply chain partnerships and how raw materials should only be purchased if necessary and not to stockpile raw materials.  Check out the article for better inventory planning.

 

Global Sources top 20 electronics (May 2013): TPU mobile phone cases new entrant

Check out GS’s list of top 20 electronics for May.

 

Get ‘good Qi’ from China wireless chargers

“Backed by electronics giants such as Samsung, Nokia, HTC, LG, Panasonic and Sony, Qi takes mobile charging to the next level by eliminating the need for gadget-specific chargers. Users simply place their Qi-supported device, regardless of brand, on any Qi charging spot or compliant wireless charger and power up.”  Not much else to say, Qi sounds pretty incredible and convenient!  Check out the article for more info and pictures.

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