Chinese smart speaker users were expected to surge by 885% to 34.2 million by the end of 2018, representing 4.2% of overall internet users. China and America combined accounting for 70% of global smart speaker market in terms of sales. The top four vendors were Amazon, Google, Alibaba, and Xiaomi. Baidu’s DuerOS is potential to subvert the smart […]
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The growth momentum of China’s public cloud IaaS market remains strong in recent years. This market saw a skyrocketing rise of 157.2% with transactions exceeding 18.44 billion yuan (US$2.68 bn) in 2017.
The GMV of China’s online retail B2C market totaled 952.85 billion yuan (US$148.18 billion) in Q1 2018, up by 32.2% from Q1 2017. In Q1 2018, Tmall GMV up by 41.2% over Q1 2017, taking the largest market share of 59.6% in China’s retail e-commerce sales. JD.com was next with a share of 25.3% and GMV […]
The transaction value of China’s cross-border retail e-commerce reached 105.18 billion yuan( US$16.53 billion), up 28.9% quarter-on-quarter in Q4 2017. Tmall Global continued to lead the market with a market share of 27.6%, followed by NetEase Kaola (20.5%) and JD Global (13.8%). Amazon Global saw its share rise. Big e-commerce campaigns like Double 11, Black Friday, […]
China’s cross-border online buyers consider quality the most important standard when shopping online for imported goods according to Amazon China’s “Cross-border Online Shopping Trends” report. Personalized consumption is now driving cross-border e-commerce. And, paid memberships are a new growth point for cross-border e-commerce platforms. This report is mainly based on Amazon’s own data regarding the […]
China, in just a few years, has made the leap from a nearly unwired country to one of the most wired on earth. This incredible transformation has resulted in one of the most internet-driven economies, and because of China’s sheer size, its e-finance and e-commerce companies are among the world’s largest. Users and economic activity […]
Amazon announced the results of China’s first Prime Day recently. Total number of orders on July 11 exceeded those on last year’s “black Friday.” Amazon China and Amazon overseas purchases and sales grew by almost 300% over last year, and the number of newly registered Prime users grew 60% over last year’s “Black Friday.”
China’s online retail market totaled US$198.12 billion in the first quarter of 2017 with an increase of 27.6% YoY according to data from Analysis; B2C segment accounts for over 53%, led by Tmall (55.8%). Mobile continued its strong growth of 38.8% in China’s online shopping market, dominated by Tmall and Taobao (80.5%).
In the first quarter of 2017, the total sales in China at Amazon’s overseas stores were 11 times as much as the same period two years ago.
The total transactions of China’s online shopping market totaled 4.7 trillion yuan (US$680 bn) in 2016 with an increase of 23.9%; and, it’s estimated to reach 7.3 trillion yuan (US$1.06 trillion) in 2019. Tmall dominates China’s B2C online shopping market with over 56% market share.
Alibaba is ranked the world’s second most valuable retail brand with a brand value of US$49.30 billion, according to WPP’s new 2016/2017 BrandZ Top 25 Most Valuable global Retail Brands ranking.
The top e-commerce platforms in China are JD, Tmall, and YHD in 2016 according to Kantar Retail.
Established in 2001 as a subsidiary in China, Amazon China once went through a nosediving period. By building and promoting cross-border shopping strategy, Amazon China has begun to make some initial success in 2015.
China’s cross-border shoppers reached 18 million and generated revenues of 140 billion yuan (US$21.75 billion) in 2014 according to China Electronic Commerce Research Center and China General Administration of Customs.
More and more overseas e-commerce websites providing the service of direct shipping to China appear. On the one hand, they can rapidly occupy the position in the Chinese market. On the other hand, they make customers enjoy more convenient shopping. In the U.S., many large merchants that sell products covering general goods, fashion clothes, products […]