These 3 Foreign Brands Quit China in 2016, and Here’s Why

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Cross border business is never easy, especially in China: It’s still early April in 2016, but already 3 foreign brands have given up China market this year. According to estimates, around 48% of foreign businesses fail in China within 2 years of entering the market, an astoundingly high figure. We put these “sad news” together …

Cross Border eCommerce Logistics in China: Bonded Zone or Direct Shipping?

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For cross border eCommerce, the two most common way for B2C retailers to export to China are “Direct Shipping Model” and “Bonded Zone Model”. Today we will explain the features of these two models, and break down the pros and cons:   Bonded Zone Model Who is using: Tmall Global, Kaola (Netease), JD.com, Fengqu (SF …

B2C Online Retailer: How Do You Want Your Products Export to China?

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Cross border eCommerce has already become a very important retail channel in China market: It is predicted that cross-border eCommerce in China alone will total more than RMB 6.5 trillion in 2016, accounting for roughly 20% of total trade volume. Figures mentioned above drew up a promising blueprint for foreign merchants; meanwhile a lot of …

10 Must-Know Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Alipay ePass

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When it comes to cross border eCommerce (especially selling in China), you must have a lot of questions unanswered. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Alipay ePass, the solution for foreign merchants to selling online to China:   WHAT IS ALIPAY ePASS? Alipay ePass is a solution offered
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Selling to China Online: Top Benefits of Alipay ePass

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Alipay ePass revolutionizes Chinese online shopping through its innovative technology solutions
and vast customer base. It reduces your operational burdens and costs, allowing you to build your reputation in China and offer local shoppers access to authentic products and a satisfying customer experience. With Alipay ePass, you have the infrastructure, tools and support you need to …

Cross Border eCommerce: 4 Reasons to Use Alipay ePass selling online into China

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China’s cross border eCommerce is booming, and the opportunities for foreign brands are boundless. We introduced Alipay ePass previously, which is a new service creating a direct path to 800 million or so Chinese consumers. Today we will follow up by explaining why you should choose Alipay ePass for your cross border eCommerce in China.   1. Big Opportunity …

Rising eCommerce in Asia: Amazing Stats and Trends [Infographic]

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Global eCommerce continues to grow, revealing new opportunities for retailers and consumers across the world. Among the world, Asia is now the largest eCommerce market on Earth, offering a diverse variety of countries with fantastic eCommerce potential. Therefore, Asia is becoming increasingly attractive to businesses, especially to enterprises that thrive on cross-border eCommerce. If you are interested to …

5 Things You Need to Know About Cross-Border eCommerce

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Cross-border eCommerce is growing as advancing technologies help reduce problems associated with global payments, long shipping times, and language barriers – making it possible for customers all over the world to shop online anywhere and everywhere. Here are the 5 facts about today’s cross-border eCommerce that one must know: 1. Cross-border eCommerce makes up 21% …

SMEs Entering China eCommerce: 4 Possible Challenges You Will Face

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China now is the world’s biggest eCommerce market: the total eCommerce sales is approximately $672.01 billion, accounting for over 40% of the global eCommerce retail sales in 2015. Meanwhile, with its rapidly growing middle class purchasing diverse goods, China is also the fastest growing export market in the world. Foreign companies, a lot of whom …