Guide to e-commerce platforms in China: which platform is the best for your brands

guide to e-commerce platforms in China

Over the past three decades, the Chinese economy has experienced unprecedentedly rapid growth. Social progress, technological innovations, and increasing disposable personal incomes have shaped new shopping habits. A variety of e-commerce modes, like live-streaming e-commerce, social e-commerce, and cross-border e-commerce, have emerged in the market. Large e-commerce platforms in China, like Alibaba’s Taobao and JD.com, […]

Double 12 2020: Winners and a dying trend?

Double 12 2020

Behind Double 11 and 618, Double 12 is the third largest shopping festival in China. Taobao started the first Double 12 on December 12, 2012, with the purpose to promote small and medium C2C and O2O Taobao sellers. Like all of China’s online promotion festivals, Double 12 now includes most Chinese e-commerce platforms, such as […]

How Pinduoduo helps brands reach China’s low-tier city consumers

Pinduoduo C2M platform reaches low-tier consumers in China

Pinduoduo (PDD) was founded in 2015. After only 4 years, it became fourth largest internet company and the largest social e-commerce platform in China. Zheng Huang (Colin Huang), the founder of Pinduoduo, described it as a mixture of Costco and Disneyland, a combination of value-for-money and entertainment, in his 2018 letter to shareholders. Pinduoduo is […]

Daxue Talks transcript #30: How to sell on Pinduoduo’s cross-border platform

Pinduoduo cross border platform

Find here the Daxue Talks episode 30. Olivier Verot is sharing his thoughts about Pinduoduo’s cross-border platform and gives precious advice on how to leverage it for your business in China. Full transcript below: Interviewer: You are servicing clients in Pinduoduo cross-border e-commerce, what kind of platform is a Pinduoduo cross – border? Find out more […]

Daxue Talks 30: Understand Pinduoduo cross-border e-commerce in 5 minutes

Pinduoduo cross-border e-commerce

In this episode of Daxue Talks, we bring back our guest Olivier Vérot, the founder of the Gentleman Marketing Agency (GMA). Vérot brought his expertise about how global brands can practice Pinduoduo cross-border e-commerce. ACCESS THE TRANSCRIPT OF THIS EPISODE Questions: You are servicing clients on Pinduoduo cross-border e-commerce, what kind of platform is Pinduoduo […]

What you need to know to sell online in China

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China is the world’s leading E-commerce market 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 online retailers, local or international. In this article we outline the basic information to sell online in China. China cross-border […]

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

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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 […]

Podcast transcript #12: Social media landscape in China: Using each channel smartly

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Find here the full transcript of China paradigm episode 12. Learn more about Jenny Chen’s story in China and find all the details and additional links below. BECOME AN EXPERT OF CHINA’S SOCIAL MEDIA LANDSCAPE BY LISTENING TO THIS PODCAST Matthieu David: Today, I’m with Jenny Chen from WalkTheChat for this new episode of our […]

The ultimate guide to marketing on leading digital platforms in China | Daxue Consulting

The incredible popularity of instant messaging and online shopping in China, coupled with smartphone adoption, has greatly helped in making China become the largest social network and e-commerce market. As of 2018, it is estimated that the total social network users and digital buyers in China will reach 616.5 million and 800 million respectively. Under […]