Top 10 China Online Shopping Sites

By | January 4, 2011

Online shopping is growing fast in China, more and more people enjoys the low price and fast delivery offered by the shopping sites. Here is a list of top 10 China shopping sites based on popularity. Take a look to get a overall image of China online shopping business.

1. Taobao

No. 1 China online shopping site which features consumer to consumer as well as business to consumer ecommerce. Basically every young Chinese has a Taobao account and the word Taobao has been becoming the synonym to online shopping. Recently, Taobao has lauched a new business to consumer shopping site called Tmall.

2. 360buy

A relatively young but fast growing business to consumer shopping site. 360buy has gained its reputation for the low price computers & electronics and then expanded its business to books, clothes, beauty & fashion, home, health & fitness and more.

3. Paipai

A China shopping site owned by Tecent Group. Tecent provides almost all kinds of online service, thanks to its installed-to-every-China-computer QQ instant messenger, each of which takes a decent market share.

4. Amazon.cn

One of the oldest China shopping sites founded in 2000. Formerly called Joy and changed its name to Amazon.cn after acquired by Amazon.com. Like Amazon.com it adopts business to consumer model and sells everything including books.

5. Dangdang

The largest China online bookstore. Also featuring DVDs, home appliances, toys, online games and more. Want to read books reviews and buy books? Dangdang is your first option.

6. Youa

Literally means “have”, Youa was a new shopping site lauched by Baidu.com, the largest China search engine. Despite its powerful promotion on the baidu platform, Youa doesn’t not seem quite successful.

7. VANCL

A young but fast expanding shopping site mainly featuring clothing. There are millions of VANCL banner ads on Chinese sites, which apparently have worked.

8. Sina Mall

A online shopping site owned by China’s largest internet portal site Sina. Featuring digital products, clothing, cosmetics, sports, flowers and more.

9. Eachnet

An old shopping site but now becomes a shopping agent for international products due to the failure in the competition for domestic shopping.

10. Yihaodian

An recently emerged shopping site which promote its business via millions of banner ads like VANCL. Curious why Yihaodian have the similar interface like 360buy.

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