Cross Border eCommerce Has Become “A Way of Life” [Infographic]

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According to the latest Global Online Shopping Survey released by Pitney Bowes, eCommerce, especially cross border eCommerce has become “a way of life”. Meanwhile, China remains one of the most passionate countries about eCommerce. The survey was conducted online by ORC International and surveyed approximately 13,000 adults across 13 countries regarding their perceptions, habits and preferences …

Social share buttons for your eCommerce in China: Yay or Nay?

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In 2016, eCommerce in China has evolved to “social eCommerce”: Chinese eCommerce shoppers are getting used to use social media as a significant channel for initiating online purchases. Having said that, Social share buttons seem essential for your eCommerce platform in China, since it both add convenience for users and help promote your products. However, …

RIP: These Cross Border eCommerce in China Failed in 2016

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China eCommerce has witnessed numerous rises and falls: While many cross border eCommerce businesses have achieved great success in China, a number of businesses had to finally shut down. Different cross border eCommerce companies failed for various reasons. Below, TMO Group put together stories of three once-popular cross border eCommerce that closed for business in …

Cross Border eCommerce Items Sold to China are Facing Safety Issues

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One of the major reasons cross border eCommerce is luring Chinese customers is: consumers in China perceive overseas goods to be higher quality and more trustworthy. The reality may be different, though. Based on the recent results of random quality inspections from Wuxi Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, 75% of the selected cross border eCommerce products are marked …

What Are the Busy Season & Slow Season for China eCommerce?

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There is no secret that every business has its busy season and slow season. As a business owner, you can always prepare for the busy season and make the most out of your slow season. But if you aim to bring your business to China via eCommerce, there will be more homework for you to …

Time to Bring Your Grocery Business to China via eCommerce

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Imagine your routinely grocery business supply chain has added one more stop: China. Now, more foreign grocery supplier/wholesaler are exploring cross border eCommerce as a method of selling their products into China.   Exponential growth in China The value of eCommerce sales in China is growing exponentially, especially grocery via cross border eCommerce. More precisely, …

Did You Know: Chinese ID Needed When Shopping on Cross Border eCommerce in China

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If you own a cross border eCommerce in China right now, your customer in China need one extra step when they place orders on your site. Starting earlier this year, China eCommerce shoppers are requested to validate their Chinese ID when shopping on cross border eCommerce sites. More exactly, they must use real name, 18-digit …

How Much Will China Spend on Cross Border eCommerce in 2016? $85.7 Billion

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Since more Chinese consumers are pursuing a higher standard of living and is exposed to foreign products, cross border eCommerce is a rising business right now in China market. It is estimated that more than 15 percent of the Chinese population would make cross border eCommerce purchases worth US$85.76 billion in 2016. This was expected …

OFFICIAL: Parts of New China Cross Border eCommerce Policies Delayed for 1 Year

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We reported the news that parts of the new tax policies for cross border eCommerce retail imports are most likely to be postponed for a year. On May 24th, it became official: Chinese Customs Department issued the latest document, which confirmed the news. More exactly, customs clearance certificates for imported goods can be exempted until many …