Posted on 1 Comment

How Do Chinese Online Shoppers Buy From Overseas?

How Do Chinese Online Shoppers Buy From Overseas?

 

Chinese shoppers have been engaged in cross-border import trade over recent years.

Buying overseas products is generally referred to as “HaiTao” in Chinese.

“Hai” (Sea) means overseas, “Tao” (Search) means find and purchase.

 

How Do Chinese Online Shoppers Buy From Overseas?
How Do Chinese Online Shoppers Buy From Overseas?

Official Brand Web Store

It is the most reliable way for Chinese consumers to buy if they know your brand.

In the beginning, most foreign e-Commerce sites don’t offer the direct shipping service to China. Chinese consumers bought through overseas e-commerce sites, and ship the purchased products back to China through intermediary shipping companies.

Language barriers, different payment, customer service and after-sales service are also obstacles for average Chinese consumers.

Customer service is critical for international buyers, I am sharing my story about Emily’s New 3Doodler Start Pen .

 

Continue reading How Do Chinese Online Shoppers Buy From Overseas?

Posted on

Foreign Brands Cost More in China

Big Opportunities Chinese consumers keep buying more online, either in domestic web stores or in cross border ones. The strong demand for foreign goods brings a big opportunity for you to enter into the China market. The funny thing is, overseas brands in China’s traditional stores are often very expensive, even though many are made […]
To access this post, you must purchase SinoStep Membership.