How to set up a Taobao store to enter the Chinese market

setting up a Taobao shop

Taobao is Asia’s largest network retail business, founded by Alibaba group in 2003. As the largest online shopping platform, current business includes both C2C and B2C transactions. Today, Taobao has also become the most used online entrepreneurship platform. How can foreign businesses set up a Taobao shop and enter the Chinese market? Why it can be […]

Market entry in China for Apparel manufacturers

The Chinese E-commerce Market – International Players Want to enter China’s market After seeing impressive performance of the domestic brands that have gained so much through Internet Retailing, International apparel manufacturers also want a piece of the action. Indeed, with over 100 new stores, opened in China in 2011, 30 of which were Zara,  and an annual […]

Mystery shopping: Apparel internet retailing in China

China’s steady growth during the recession provided opportunity The Chinese economy did not stop its bold step of growth during the global recession. During 2008 and 2009, the first two years of the global financial downturn, China saw GDP growth of 9.6% and 9.2% respectively, as is shown by a related market report in China. […]