All Type China Trade Company

Unlike exclusive distributors appointed by manufacturers in other parts of the world, manufacturers in China are open to everyone, but their terms and conditions are strict. China trade company give flexibility in terms of delivery, shipment, and easier methods. I would say that at least 25-40% of buyers are willing to buy non-capital goods from […]

Why UL Certification for Product Safety is so Important for some Importers [Podcast]

Our head of New Product Development and resident product reliability expert, Andrew Amirnovin, joins Adrian in this bonus episode to introduce and talk about UL compliance. Andrew shares his experience to answer these questions: What is the UL certification? Who needs it and when? What kinds of products would typically need to be UL-tested? How […]

UL Certification: Does Our Product Need It?

Sofeast’s head of New Product Development and resident product reliability expert, Andrew Amirnovin, provides this introduction to UL certification. You’ll learn what this testing is for, the kinds of products involved, who requires it, and more.   Listen to this episode. Hit play below: 🎧 BONUS: UL Compliance. Does YOUR product need a UL certification?   […]

WEF Davos 2023 – The Takeouts

Davos 2023 has once again welcomed Government ministers, business leaders and other powerful individuals back to the Swiss mountains to talk about global economics. Obviously with good intentions in mind (and the amount of personal PR) but what were the talking points?     Davos 2023 always draws in the crowds; whether it be politicians, […]

5 Signs You Need a Better Manufacturing Source- C2W

As of October 2022, industrial production in China expanded 5.0% year over year. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the past two years have been challenging for many businesses. Chinese suppliers and manufacturers remain in high demand. This is widely due to their cost-effective production methods and efficiency. Choosing the right manufacturing source can make […]

United Kingdom Sourcing Agent Solutions

The best way to buy direct from China is using a sourcing agent. Working with a company that has built relationships with suppliers over many years is your best option. Global Trade Specialists has over 30 years relationships with suppliers and manufacturers in China. Our team is bilingual and helps companies internationally to source, manufacture […]

Product Tooling: Possible To Avoid Paying for it in Full?

Getting product tooling for molded plastic parts and enclosures designed and fabricated is a large investment for most companies, often running into the tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. Once you are coming to the close of the new product development stage of your project, you need to make the decision on getting […]

How MyGlamm Went From a Struggling Startup to a Multimillion-Dollar E-Commerce Powerhouse

MyGlamm is a beauty and personal care brand that has seen significant financial success in recent years. The company, founded in 2017 by Darpan Sanghvi, Rishi Raj and Kaushik Mukherjee, has quickly established itself as a leading player in the Indian beauty and personal care market. MyGlamm’s journey began in 2017, when the three founders […]

A Logical Development Roadmap for New Hardware Products

I enjoyed reading the book Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making and I started suggesting it to some of our clients. The most interesting takeaway is the development roadmap that the author suggests is typical for successful hardware products. The author, Tony Fadell, has a wealth of experience developing and launching new products, including […]

Why China Is Your Best Bet- C2W

Product development. For any company, it is important to be efficient in this and make sure you have the manufacturing infrastructure to be able to back this up.  There is an argument that there is no place better than China when it comes to this. In the global manufacturing industry, China makes up 28.4% of the volume.  […]