According to Experian Hitwise, tmall.com was the most popular B2C website in China with 432,456,034 visits in March 2013, followed by jd.com and 51buy.com. There were also conerns that the visits growth rate of Tmall was up to 53%, far exceeding that of jd.com.
China’s first quarter online shopping transactions was 228.2 billion yuan, down 0.8% over the previous quarter but up 40.9% over the same period last year. [Read more...]
The revenue for B2C platforms is commission based while B2C online retailers source products and sell.
Total online transactions on Taobao Mall exceeded 30 billion yuan (about USD$4.6 billion) in 2010.
The top B2C online shopping websites in China with market penetration rate:
- dangdang.com: 10.4%
- amazon.cn: 4.5%
- 360buy.com: 3.5%
- redbaby.com.cn: 1.6%
- 99read.com: 0.6%
- cncard.com: 0.5%
- m18.com: 0.5%
- newegg.com.cn: 0.3%