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Increasing online shopping spurs stricter consumer rights regulations in China

China, with more than 1 billion netizens as of 2023, has been implementing and updating strong regulations on data security and consumer protection. However, amidst these efforts, complaints against Chinese e-commerce platforms have surged. Consumers are ever more raising complaints against Chinese e-commerce platforms, especially about the scarce quality of products purchased through live streams […]

7 industries boosted by the lazy economy in China

The lazy economy is an economic phenomenon representing an upgrade in convenience-based consumption. There are three motivating factors of the lazy economy in China: people are becoming busier, technology is getting more advanced, and personal disposable income is increasing. The pursuit of an efficient, leisurely, and a high quality of life has led to the […]

Daxue Talks 4: How to start an online business in China

cross-border e-commerce China

Start an online business in China The second guest of the Daxue Talks show is Olivier Vérot, the founder of the Gentleman Marketing Agency (GMA). In this China business vlog, we clarify the difference between cross-border and e-commerce businesses in China. Also, we learn about the requirements to use Tmall Global. Jump to the questions: 0:23 What are […]

Podcast transcript #43: Expert’s insight on how to run an online business in China

run an online business in China

Find here the full  China paradigm episode 43. Learn more about Michael Simonet’s story in China and working hard to run an online business in China and find all the details and additional links below. Full transcript below: Matthieu David:  Hello everyone. I am Matthieu David, the founder of Daxue Consulting, a strategic market research […]

How the Chinese customer experience differs from the US| Daxue Consulting

Chinese customer experience

Chinese Customer Experience Business in China has grown tremendously over the recent past, making it the envy of most of the traditional economic powerhouses such as the U.S. China’s digital market is breaking borders and records at every corner. But why does it seem so effortless for Chinese businesses to grow? Well, CX professionals attribute […]

Top 6 China e-commerce trends to watch out for in 2019 | Daxue Consulting

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China e-commerce Trends It is no surprise that China is the most dynamic e-commerce market in the world today. The growth in the number of online shoppers—and the sums of money consumers are spending via digital channels—is astounding. Organizations from diverse areas are racing to shift their business online or improve their existing online platforms […]

How to choose the right distribution channel in China: Chinese online marketplaces vs. Your own E-Commerce Website | Daxue Consulting

online marketplaces China

With more than 610 million digital consumers, China is currently the world’s leading e-commerce market. With such potential, it is not surprising that China has become the new goldmine for all online retailers, local or international. However, selling its products to Chinese consumers requires some adjustments and a specific marketing strategy for cross-border e-commerce in […]

How to sell on Tmall

how to sell on tmall

How to sell on Tmall [see also How to sell on Taobao] Due to rapid growth of Internet users in Chine, whose number already reached more than 500 million, e-commerce market is shrinking every year at spectacular pace and is expected to surpass the US online shopping market by 2015. As a result, a lot […]

Online survey: Payment methods are increasing in variety in China

payment methods in China

Online survey: Payment methods are increasing in variety in China With rapidly increasing popularity of e-commerce and online shopping market in China, payment methods are becoming more diverse. Traditionally, Chinese customers prefer Cash on Delivery or COD method, which allows controlling the quality of a product before payment is made. Credit cards are not popular […]