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Jul 01, 2015, 02:00 ET
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Global Sources sells eMedia subsidiary

Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) has sold its 60.1 percent interest in its eMedia Asia Limited subsidiary to UBM plc, the 39.9 percent...

Jun 26, 2015, 02:00 ET
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Global Sources commences tender offer

 Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) commences today its cash tender offer for up to 6,666,666 shares of its issued and outstanding common...

Jun 17, 2015, 09:00 ET

Chinese Maker of Apple MFi Certified Products Launches Global Brand via Kickstarter Project

 Shanghai Funner Electronic Technology Co., an established designer and maker of Apple MFi certified audio products for global brand name...

Jun 11, 2015, 04:00 ET
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Global Sources announces intended cash tender offer for up to approximately $50 million of its outstanding common shares

NEW YORK, June 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) intends to commence an issuer tender offer by the end of June 2015,...

May 28, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Survey says electronic components distributors expect double-digit sales growth in China in 2015

As the export market recovered in 2014, Chinese electronics manufacturers purchased 23 percent more components than in 2013 according to a recent...

May 21, 2015, 02:00 ET
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Global Sources reports first quarter 2015 results

Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Global Sources' executive chairman,...

May 07, 2015, 01:00 ET
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Global Sources scheduled to report first quarter 2015 results on May 21, 2015

NEW YORK, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) expects to release its financial results for the first quarter 2015...

Apr 27, 2015, 03:15 ET
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Global Sources launches its gifts & home products vertical -- connecting buyers and suppliers across five media

Global Sources (NASDAQ:GSOL) has now fully launched its suite of services for the gifts and home products industries. The services connect a...

Apr 27, 2015, 01:30 ET
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Global Sources launches its fashion vertical -- an ecosystem connecting buyers and suppliers across five media

Global Sources (NASDAQ:GSOL) has now fully launched its suite of services for the fashion industry. The fashion industry ecosystem connects a...

Apr 18, 2015, 01:00 ET
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Global Sources opens second phase of world's largest electronics sourcing trade show

 Global Sources' (NASDAQ: GSOL) 2015 spring electronics show second phase opens today with more than 1,900 booths focusing on mobile...

Apr 09, 2015, 06:30 ET
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Global Sources Electronics April 2015 show to feature more than 5,500 booths

Global Sources' (NASDAQ: GSOL) 2015 spring electronics show will feature more than 5,500 booths, making it the world's largest electronics sourcing...

Mar 30, 2015, 05:30 ET

SIMM, South China's largest machinery trade show, opens today

The 16th Shenzhen International Machinery Manufacturing Industry Exhibition (SIMM) opens today, occupying all halls at the Shenzhen Convention and...

Mar 26, 2015, 02:00 ET
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Global Sources reports fourth quarter and year-end 2014 results

 Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year-ended Dec. 31, 2014. "Our fourth quarter...

Mar 12, 2015, 01:00 ET
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Global Sources scheduled to report fourth quarter and year-end 2014 results on March 26, 2015

Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) expects to release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year-end 2014 before the market opens on...

Feb 04, 2015, 02:30 ET

Robotics applications a key highlight at major China machinery show in March

The 16th Shenzhen International Machinery Manufacturing Industry Exhibition (SIMM) is scheduled to take place in Shenzhen -- China's most...

Dec 18, 2014, 01:00 ET
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Global Sources signs US$23.1 million contract to continue hosting its trade shows at Hong Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo through 2018

Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) has renewed its contract to host its highly successful trade shows at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) in Hong Kong in 2017 and...

Dec 03, 2014, 01:00 ET
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Global Sources wins Gold Award in The Asset Triple A Corporate Awards 2014

 Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) received the Gold corporate award for excellence in corporate governance and investor relations in The...

Nov 24, 2014, 04:46 ET
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EE Times-China survey indicates rapid advancement in mainland China's fabless industry

EE Times-China, a leading electronic engineering title of Global Sources' (NASDAQ: GSOL) joint venture subsidiary, eMedia Asia Limited, has...

Nov 13, 2014, 04:30 ET
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Registrations up 22 percent: thousands of African buyers expected to attend Global Sources' China Sourcing Fair in Johannesburg

 Thousands of professional buyers are expected to join Global Sources' (NASDAQ: GSOL) fifth annual China Sourcing Fair today in...

Nov 13, 2014, 01:00 ET
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Global Sources reports third quarter 2014 results

Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL) reported financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014. "In the third quarter, our...