Posts Tagged ‘ Ecommerce in China ’

Where are you Growing? Key Markets for Global Ecommerce Expansion                             

by Jon Kapplow | January 27, 2016 | No Comments

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Ecommerce merchants need to constantly focus on finding new markets if they want to stay relevant. Online retailers are everywhere but the ones with true staying power don’t rely on the same established customer base to keep revenue on the upswing. Allowing competitors to establish a presence among an unmet demographic could spell trouble for […]

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Crafting a Successful Digital Strategy for Chinese Ecommerce

by Jon Kapplow | December 8, 2015 | No Comments

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Chinese consumers have a big appetite for out-of-country – or haitao – shopping. How do cross-border retailers serve this growing need? With a better, more integrated digital strategy. As the 2015 Pitney Bowes Global Online Shopping Study revealed, Chinese consumers are increasingly trusting of foreign retailers, primarily because they know these merchants can offer the […]

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Exploring the China Ecommerce Market: Three Keys to Cross-Border Retail Success

by Jon Kapplow | November 9, 2015 | No Comments

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What does your haitao strategy look like? That’s a Chinese term that translates roughly to “buying overseas,” or cross-border shopping.  And it’s a term that many Chinese consumers are frequently using as cross-border ecommerce takes off in the world’s biggest online retail market. eMarketer estimates the Chinese ecommerce market at $672 billion, but what’s most […]

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Tips and Best Practices for Targeting an APAC Audience (Part 2)

by John Yunker | October 14, 2013 | No Comments

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the big picture questions you should ask before targeting an APAC market, such as retail channels, payment methods, and web hosting. Now it’s time to start thinking about localizing your website and brand for the local markets in Asia. Here are some tips to keep in mind.   […]

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Tips and Best Practices for Targeting an APAC Audience (Part I)

by John Yunker | October 3, 2013 | No Comments

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Any company with global aspirations cannot afford to ignore the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. It’s a region that includes more than two billion people across more than 20 countries, ranging from Australia to Indonesia to China and Japan. But it’s also a region with significant linguistic, cultural, and political diversity. The APAC acronym may be useful […]

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Breaking Down the BRICs: China’s Opportunities and Barriers

by Kent Allen | September 18, 2012 | Comments Off on Breaking Down the BRICs: China’s Opportunities and Barriers

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As we suggested might be the case last week, much of the interest in international Ecommerce at the Shop.org Annual Summit revolved around China and Brazil. I hosted a roundtable on Ecommerce opportunities in the BRIC countries and Scot Wingo of ChannelAdvisor hosted a roundtable that drilled down into digital commerce opportunities in South American. […]

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The BRICs and Beyond: Growing International Online Sales in Key Emerging eCommerce Markets

by Kent Allen | September 7, 2012 | Comments Off on The BRICs and Beyond: Growing International Online Sales in Key Emerging eCommerce Markets

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Much of next week’s Shop.org BRICs and Beyond roundtable discussion will likely focus on Brazil and China. So we want to give Mother Russia a little international Ecommerce love ahead of time. Find out why Russia is a great place for Ecommerce

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Rumors of a Dearth of Luxury Goods Sales Greatly Exaggerated?

by Kent Allen | July 30, 2012 | Comments Off on Rumors of a Dearth of Luxury Goods Sales Greatly Exaggerated?

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Contrary to many recent reports, Chinese shoppers have continued to indulge in their love of luxury brands. As more brands look to connect online with luxury shoppers and others, we’ll explore four considerations that they should factor into their international Ecommerce strategies

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Fallout from Chinese Ecommerce Price Wars? Search Costs Rise. Shipping Costs Fall.

by Kent Allen | June 20, 2012 | Comments Off on Fallout from Chinese Ecommerce Price Wars? Search Costs Rise. Shipping Costs Fall.

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Although the current size of the Chinese Ecommerce market is subject to debate, one thing that everyone agrees on is that China’s Ecommerce market will surpass the U.S. by 2015. Competition for China’s online consumer is intense and as a result the price of paid search is skyrocketing. But China’s Ecommerce price wars are also delivering Chinese shoppers a silver lining – cheaper and better shipping options. Time to get serious about planning your Chinese customer acquisition strategies.

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Villagers in Chinese village of Qingyanliu are an Ecommerce powerhouse

by Kent Allen | March 23, 2011 | Comments Off on Villagers in Chinese village of Qingyanliu are an Ecommerce powerhouse

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The village of Qingyan Liu Village is becoming a leading Ecommerce hub in China. Many residents of this village, once farmers working in the fields near Yiwu City in east China’s Zhejiang Province, now work in Ecommerce.

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