Global Sources has teamed up with the Taiwan Hosiery Manufacturers Association to deliver a new series of live discussions and demos that is all about socks and hosiery. It’s a huge market – and growing. Global sales of socks are estimated to reach US$56 billion by the end of 2031, increasing at a CAGR of 6% from 2021 to 2031, according to Persistence Market Research.
Starting on July 27, Global Sources Live will feature monthly streams on how to get into and make the most of this huge market, trends to watch and how to source hosiery in an ethical, sustainable way.
Sourcing Hosiery from Taiwan (Part 1)
In this Supplier Stories episode, we introduce Taiwan Hosiery Manufacturers Association as a hosiery sourcing hub, and why you should get into this multi-million dollar industry now. Find out what the future holds for socks and which markets should you tap and sell to. Plus, don’t miss the product demos from our suppliers.
Host: Tom McGrenery
Functional Socks: Combining Fashion with Function
Discover a plethora of stylish socks from Taiwan according to function: thermal socks, diabetic socks, toeless socks, outdoor socks and many more! It’s time to diversify your hosiery catalog and source various functional socks to meet specific customer demands.
Host: Arvi Dacuba
Top sock/hosiery trends to source in 2021
From recreational to functional and sustainable types, gain insights from this Analyst’s Choice episode on what emerging sock and hosiery trends to source ahead of S/S 2022. Plus, verified guest suppliers from Taiwan will be showcasing their best offerings, which you can source right after the show.
Host: Cielo Bronola
Sourcing Hosiery from Taiwan (Part 2)
Don’t miss the panel discussion with Taiwan’s leading suppliers of socks and hosiery. Find out how sourcing from the Taiwan Hosiery Manufacturers Association compares to the rest of the world, and discover their innovative and sustainable offerings. Plus, learn more about how different manufacturing processes reduce environmental impact.
Host: Tom McGrenery