SOURCE: Panjiva


February 10, 2012 14:09 ET

Panjiva Co-Founder and CEO Josh Green to Speak on What the Fashion Industry Needs to Know About China at SOURCING at MAGIC Conference

Customized Supplier Search Engine Available at No Cost to Event Attendees

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 10, 2012) - Panjiva, the leading source of objective information on global trade and overseas suppliers, today announced that CEO and co-founder Josh Green will be a part of a discussion on the fashion industry's relationship with China as a top sourcing destination at SOURCING at MAGIC. The event, which takes place Feb. 12- Feb. 15 in Las Vegas, NV, is North America's largest, most comprehensive sourcing event for the supply side of fashion.

The seminar, "China: The Dragon in Transition: Sourcing From and Selling to the World's Apparel Giant," will cover:

  • China as a sourcing destination and as a new, giant consumer for U.S. fashion brands and retail chains
  • How apparel sourcing in China will be affected by this mega-market
  • Strategies for U.S. brands to enter and develop this business

China is expanding as both a sourcing destination and consumer market for U.S. fashion brands. This seminar will explore how China's expansion will play a major part in determining the future of retailing and fashion in the U.S.

Green will be joined in the discussion by top industry expert Renee Hartmann, founder of China Luxury Networks, an organization that focuses on prestige brand entry and expansion into China. The discussion will be moderated by Katherine Stein of SGS Consumer Testing Service Softlines, which provides support and risk protection to ensure business success.

Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd. Las Vegas, NV
Room S229

Monday, Feb. 13, at 3:30 p.m.

Panjiva Offers Free Search Tool to Show Attendees
In addition to Green's seminar, Panjiva has partnered with SOURCING at MAGIC for a third year in a row to facilitate fashion sourcing by making it easier for buyers and suppliers to connect. Panjiva has created a special search engine for MAGIC attendees to specifically find profiles of suppliers exhibiting at the show, which is extended to all attendees of the event at no additional cost. Buyers will be able to go online at and view detailed information on all the exhibiting suppliers, including product details, photos, current customers and even certifications such as those for ethical sourcing. And during SOURCING at MAGIC Panjiva is also providing free, comprehensive access to its powerful search engine with over 750,000 supplier records to attendees.

About Panjiva
Panjiva is an online resource for sourcing executives to gain valuable knowledge about suppliers around the world. By providing the most comprehensive data in an easy to use format, Panjiva informs the decisions that facilitate doing business globally. Supply chain and global production executives responsible for finding the right factories, negotiating costs and avoiding costly supply chain disruptions have been "flying blind." Panjiva is the first and only online information source designed to provide complete transparency into overseas suppliers. Leveraging a variety of public and proprietary data sources, Panjiva is bringing new levels of visibility to the management of global supply chains. Panjiva was founded by CEO Josh Green and CTO James Psota. Panjiva received an equity investment from Battery Ventures and a contingent of angel investors. For additional information, visit: