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Guide to Chinese cross border platforms in 2020

Find out where Chinese consumers are spending money in a time where overseas shopping has become the norm! Besides Xiaohongshu, which other Chinese cross border platforms are people using when shopping online for overseas products in China?  If an overseas brand has not entered the Chinese market for a long time, is it because it has not found a suitable e-commerce channel? Find out the answers in this article.

Kel YEGuide to Chinese cross border platforms in 2020
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Entering the Chinese Market: 10 things brands need to do

Over the past decade, marketing in China has become increasingly more internet-based. This has forced foreign and domestic companies that enter the Chinese market to become mobile-friendly, in order to allow instant access to customers. Along with the success and multiple uses of social media apps, it is no surprise to know that consumers have infinite information at their fingertips. It is therefore up to companies and brands to utilize this information in order to better connect with potential customers in specific markets.

Kate CHERNAVINAEntering the Chinese Market: 10 things brands need to do
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Businesses in China dealing with COVID -19, an interview with Melchers’ China CEO

Today we interview one of our strategic partners, Anton Melchers, the CEO of Melchers China. Establishing its first Asian branch in 1866 in Hong Kong, Melchers Company is engaged in doing business with China ever since. Melchers focuses on selling luxury goods, machinery, industrial materials and spare parts in China for automotive, aviation, packaging and other industries, as well as providing a suit of other complementary services.

Kate CHERNAVINABusinesses in China dealing with COVID -19, an interview with Melchers’ China CEO
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4 Essential Tips For Starting A Business In 2020

The continued rise of tech startups and work-from-home success stories may have given you the impression there’s never been a better time to start a business. While this is true in some sense, there are still plenty of roadblocks that can stop your killer business idea dead in its tracks.

Kate CHERNAVINA4 Essential Tips For Starting A Business In 2020
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China’s Dazhong Dianping: English guide 2020 – HI-COM

As stated in our previous article, Chinese tourists are very easily influenced by the opinions of others. When traveling, they refer to their own “review and advice tools”, the king of which is Dazhong Dianping. Featuring similar functions to Yelp, it lists local retailers, restaurants, bars, cinemas, and other services. in China and abroad and it is the go-to tool for Chinese tourists. For example if a restaurant has a seemingly never-ending list of raving reviews on Dianping, the Chinese will flock there in their droves without any hesitation. Here is our Dianping English guide for you!

Kate CHERNAVINAChina’s Dazhong Dianping: English guide 2020 – HI-COM
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Discover the evolution of e-commerce: China in 2020 – HI-COM

It probably comes as no surprise that e-commerce has also been hugely affected by the global pandemic in 2020. Many experts agree that consumer behaviour has changed significantly in the first quarter of 2020 as a result of Covid-19.  However, despite the strict restrictions, it is clear that e-consumers have now adapted to the current global situation. They are embracing new online shopping habits.

China has rapidly become one of the biggest retail E-commerce markets in the world. Which as a result, has created interest from foreign brands seeking new opportunities to enter the Chinese market.

Kate CHERNAVINADiscover the evolution of e-commerce: China in 2020 – HI-COM
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