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How to know if your China factory is good?

By Renaud Anjoran

I hear buyers talk about their “good suppliers” and their “bad suppliers”, yet they are often unable to pinpoint what makes them “good” or “bad”.


Trade shows in Hong Kong 2016: A complete guide

By Fredrik Grönkvist

T-shirts and plastic flowers may no longer be labeled as ‘Made in Hong Kong’, but the Chinese territory is still home to perhaps the best – and biggest – Trade shows in the world.


Another batch of possible changes during the China sourcing process

By Jacob Yount

The China sourcing process, whether quoting an existing stock item or developing something from scratch, is more than pulling a lever on a machine. Because the human element is involved, from RFQ to delivery, something is very likely to get off course.


Air shipment for offshore promo orders

By Li Zhang

Air shipment is a secret weapon to being fluid in fulfilling your promotional product orders.

Large portions of orders in the promotional product biz are sent from China via air shipment. Did you know that for a certain type and large portion of promotional orders, air shipment is more economic and efficient than sea freight?


Importing sunglasses & eyewear from China: A complete guide

By Fredrik Grönkvist

About to import Sunglasses from China? In this guide, you’ll learn what you must know before getting started, including:


How to guarantee quality [VIDEO]

Habib Rhka, quality manager from Asia Quality Focus, explains how importers can guarantee the quality of products sourced in China. He was speaking at the Global Sources Summit in Hong Kong. 


The danger of choosing a “cheap” Chinese factory

By Renaud Anjoran

One of the biggest mistakes importers make is to work with a “cheap” factory. The price is good, but you need to revise your expectations way, way down.


5 defects for Bluetooth speakers

By Stacy Bruce

defects for Bluetooth speakers

Speakers are the source of much of the music we enjoy. And thanks to Bluetooth technology, we’re now able to receive phone calls, listen to podcasts and much more wirelessly. But it’s important to know what kind of quality defects for Bluetooth speakers can ruin a user’s experience.


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