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The Chinese E-Commerce market grows immensely and will lead the way for other Asian countries in the coming years.
On the contrary to countries like the US, where you can choose between eBay and Amazon, China has a dozen of E-Commerce websites that all bring different benefits.
When I talk with foreign companies, they’ve rarely heard about Vipshop, and maybe more importantly, VIP International. The latter one has grown a hundred folds since it was established in 2014 and is currently one of the biggest marketplaces for cross-border E-commerce.
In this article, you’ll learn what differentiates VIP International from other marketplaces and whether you should sell on these websites or not.
Topics covered in this article:
- What is Vipshop.com and VIP International?
- The Growth of VIP International
- How does the typical customer look like on VIP International?
- Products Sold on Vipshop
- How can I start selling on Vipshop and VIP International?
- Costs to Sell on Vipshop
- How can I get paid on Vipshop and VIP International?
- Can I sell cross-border on Vipshop?
What is Vipshop.com and VIP International?
Vipshop started as early as 2008. Still, many foreigners aren’t familiar with this giant marketplace.
Previously being the highest valued E-Commerce website in China, the cross border sub-platform VIP International is currently the third biggest in terms of cross border sales.
So, what makes Vipshop and VIP International different from other big players like Tmall and Jingdong (JD)?