B2B eCommerce Series Part 3: How to Leverage Your Digital Assets in B2B eCommerce

Rick O'Neill

In part two of our eight part series of digital transformation in B2B eCommerce in China, we discussed how companies in the field can assess their level of digital maturity, and how COVID-19 has rendered it necessary, (if it wasn’t already before the pandemic), for companies to ramp up their digitalization efforts in order to …

B2B eCommerce Series 2: Assessing Digital Maturity for B2B eCommerce

Rick O'Neill

The post-pandemic era has created unprecedented digital development opportunities for companies in the B2B eCommerce field. In our first of eight articles on the topic, we looked at how the pandemic has helped to accelerate digital transformation, but what about digital maturity?  Firstly, let’s differentiate these two terms. While they may be used interchangeably, and …

B2B eCommerce Series Part 1: Digital Transformation in China

Rick O'Neill

The COVID-19 pandemic that struck the globe in 2020 caused B2B companies worldwide to press the pause button. For those that rely heavily on offline transactions, the effects of the pandemic have been particularly stark. It’s fair to say that, with offline channels hindered, the pandemic has accelerated the process of B2B eCommerce companies’ digital …

Localization of Magento / Adobe commerce for Chinese market

TMO Group

In April 2021 Magento Commerce officially became Adobe Commerce. In China Adobe’s name is well known and loved. Magento’s name change will most probably end up in even more widespread use of this popular multi-site, multi-market eCommerce platform. Given that Adobe Commerce also has outstanding features for B2B enterprises, we are certain it will become …

Top 5 Chinese Cross-Border eCommerce Platforms 2021

Thomas Price

Since China’s new eCommerce Law went into effect in 2019, all the major cross-border eCommerce platforms have finished their transition to full compliance, and the China market is open, more than ever, to foreign brands wanting to sell cross-border. The market now adheres to a strong set of standards, and is more organized and structured …

TMO’s 2021 China eCommerce Insights

Thomas Price

This article is an update to last year’s “2020 China eCommerce Insights”. Here we hope to provide you with an up-to-date overview of China’s eCommerce landscape to help you establish your business’s online presence in China. A Broad View of China eCommerce This year, the total number of internet users in the world reached around …

Choosing the Right Platform for eCommerce Live-streaming

Thomas Price

eCommerce live-streaming is an increasingly exciting sales channel. We touched on that topic in our recent blog about cosmetics live-streaming. But this channel is becoming important to more than just the cosmetics market. Other product categories like fashion and health supplements are finding success with live-streaming also. But not all platforms are made equal, and …

Chinese Cross-Border eCommerce: Legal Expert Interview

Thomas Price

Although 2020 has obviously been difficult for much of the world, Chinese cross-border eCommerce is one of the areas that has managed to perform well. Cross-border eCommerce (CBEC) in the country has experienced growth, even as most industries in China and the world shrunk in response to the global crisis. According to customs data from …

Cross-Border eCommerce in China: Get up to Speed

Thomas Price

Chinese cross-border eCommerce has become an opportunity few brands want to pass up. For years, accessing the China market meant big investments and jumping through complicated hoops. But cross-border eCommerce in China has opened up new, easier paths in many cases. Building on this, the government is offering more and more support for cross-border channels …

Skincare and Makeup in China: 2020 Consumer Trends

Thomas Price

In recent years, the cosmetics industry, and skincare and makeup especially, have undergone substantial development in China. In 2019, the growth rate of the beauty industry ranked second of all retail industries. For brands that plan to set up on local eCommerce platforms or hope to enter China through cross-border eCommerce, research into consumer trends …