Bangkok, Thailand (PressExposure) February 24, 2009 -- (Syndacast) Free samples of Global Sources' (NASDAQ: GSOL) 13 industry-specific trade magazines [http://www.globalsources.com/mag/trade] are now available in both print and electronic versions. Qualified buyers can now choose a downloadable, electronic issue instead of a print issue when they request free sample copies.
Global Sources trade e-magazines [http://www.globalsources.com/mag/trade] can be downloaded at Globalsources.com/mag/trade. Each e-magazine includes the same content as the corresponding print version, with supplier contacts, product galleries, industry insights, featured products and articles.
The e-magazine option does not currently affect print subscription terms or print circulation, and monthly print subscribers may currently only receive print versions of each magazine. Both e-magazine and print samples are offered to attract new buyers to Global Sources trade magazines [http://www.globalsources.com/mag/subscription].
Global Sources trade magazines [http://www.globalsources.com/mag/subscription] (previously known as Asian Sources magazines) have been published since 1971. Among the most popular titles are Electronics, Electronic Components, Telecom Products, Fashion Accessories, Gifts & Premiums, and Hardware & DIY. Prospective buyers are provided one-time free sample copies to provide them with a better idea of each magazine's content before choosing to subscribe.
For more information about Global SourcesÃ¢â¬â¢ products and services to connect quality buyers and quality suppliers, visit http://corporate.globalsources.com.
Free e-magazine request form is available on www.globalsources.com/mag/trade [http://www.globalsources.com/mag/trade].
About Global Sources
Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China. The core business uses English-language media to facilitate trade from Greater China to the world. The other business segment utilizes Chinese-language media to enable companies to sell to, and within Greater China.
The company provides sourcing information to volume buyers and integrated marketing services to suppliers. It helps a community of over 753,000 active buyers source more profitably from complex overseas supply markets. With the goal of providing the most effective ways possible to advertise, market and sell, Global Sources enables suppliers to sell to hard-to-reach buyers in over 230 countries.
The company offers the most extensive range of media and export marketing services in the industries it serves. It 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 9 specialized trade shows which run 27 times a year across eight cities.
Suppliers receive more than 43 million sales leads annually from buyers through Global Sources Online alone.
Global Sources has been facilitating global trade for 37 years. Global Sources' network covers more than 69 cities worldwide. In mainland China, Global Sources has over 2,800 team members in more than 44 locations, and a community of over 1 million registered online users and magazine readers for Chinese-language media.