Revealing the Strategy Behind Chinese App Xiaohongshu

Li-Anne Krol
The masses have the power, especially in China. However, the masses and quality content go hand in hand on one of the hottest current Chinese apps: Xiaohongshu (Red, literally Little Red Book). Only a few months ago, this social commerce… Read more

10 Most Important Takeaways from China’s New eCommerce law

Li-Anne Krol
On August 31 2018, the National People’s Congress passed the highly anticipated China eCommerce Law. This new eCommerce law reviews penalties for China’s dynamic eCommerce market, regulates operators in key aspects and puts emphasis on consumer protection. Currently, the original… Read more

Must-know: 10 Largest Southeast Asia Online Marketplaces

Li-Anne Krol
In our last blog we mapped out the Southeast Asian eCommerce market. In this follow-up, we zoom in on one of the landmarks: online marketplaces. Looking at a glance, these names might not be as familiar to you like Alibaba… Read more

How to be Successful in Multi-Channel eCommerce on the Chinese Market

Li-Anne Krol
China’s internet- and mobile phone penetration rates are 92% and 96%. Furthermore, more than 900 million users daily open WeChat. Foreign businesses looking to do cross-border eCommerce in China will first-hand experience that economic and technological development go hand in… Read more

Using Progressive Web Apps and React to Build Your Mobile eCommerce

Daan van den Berg
The web environment is changing rapidly, where users expect constant upgrades and content needs to be accessible at any time, particularly on mobile devices. It comes without notice that building an engaging, fun, and intuitive browsing experience is now more… Read more

China Bonded Warehousing and Cross-border eCommerce Tax Reform

TMO Group
In the past, an underdeveloped and inefficient logistics infrastructure brought great challenges to any foreign merchant wishing to sell in China. However, more recently the explosive growth of eCommerce and the government’s series of five year plans have resulted in… Read more

WeChat Store Set Up: The Basics to Building a WeChat Store

TMO Group
A unique feature of Chinese eCommerce is its connection with social media. Therefore, opening a WeChat Store could enable business to successfully sell to Chinese consumers. For that reason, this fourth article in our series “2018 China eCommerce Insights 2018”… Read more