The Quickest & Easiest Ways To Find Products on Taobao.com

In my last post, I showed you all how you can buy directly from taobao.com. I received tons of positive feedback and great questions from that article, and I can’t explain how much I appreciate it – thank you all! but I failed to explain product search well enough in my last post,which I know […]

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WARNING! G20 Summit May Affect Your Taobao Shopping

G20 Summit will be held on September 4 and 5 in Hangzhou,Zhejiang.The local government has taken a series of measures to provide a safer environment for this summit, one of the measures is stricter parcel inspection,which means many many parcels will be detained or held. here are two things I recommend you not do from […]

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Three Ways to Buy China Products Online

When it comes to low prices, China products are hard-to-beat.I get a lot of enquiries from online shoppers wanting to find out the best way to buy China products online.They understand the benefits of buying products directly from China sellers, but have no idea how to begin. In this post, I will look at three […]

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Tips to Save Shipping Costs When Buying From China Taobao

Your shipping expense is an essential part of the total cost when buying from China online. Thus, it is important for you to know how the fees are charged and how to save the shipping cost. There are two types of shipping fees: 1. Domestic shipping in China: This is the shipping cost from the […]

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Top 10 Sites like Taobao in English

For the majority of us non-Asian shoppers, online Chinese retail websites boggle our brains and squash our joy of shopping. That popping clear photo of the cute floral dress makes you drool with desire, right? But those indecipherable Chinese characters can drive you back to good old familiar Amazon. Google Translate reveals a more inviting […]

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Top 5 Chinese Online Store besides Taobao

Have you never stepped outside the world of Taobao.com for your Chinese shopping? If not, you may find yourself stuck in a rut of sales-driven discounting, fuzzy photos of products you’d never want or need and, well, just too much stuff. Why not explore more specialized e-commerce experiences that offer higher quality, cooler technology, unique […]

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Taobao Singles Day Festival

The “Double Eleven” Online Shopping Carnival was originated from a promotional activity held by Taobao Mall (Tmall.com) on November 11, 2009. Although at that time the number of participating retailers and promotional efforts were limited, the sales value was unexpectedly good that November 11 has then become a fixed date for Tmall’s grand sale events. […]

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Buy Direct from China Online: A Step by Step Guide

Owing to the weak RMB as well as the inflation, many consumers choose to shop directly from China. Why? Not only because it is more cost-effective, but there are also more choices to choose from. However, due to the differences in user habits and languages used, direct purchasing has become not-so-smooth. So, how do we […]

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