Hol­i­day spurs for­eign shop­ping surge

China Daily (Canada) - - NEWS CAPSULE -

More Chi­nese are ea­ger to en­joy Spring Fes­ti­val with on­line pur­chases of for­eign lux­ury items, in­clud­ing food, al­co­hol, jew­elry and cos­met­ics.

Cross-bor­der e-com­merce play­ers are hop­ing to en­tice Chi­nese con­sumers who wish to add an ex­otic twist to their Spring Fes­ti­val shop­ping.

Shang­hai-based Yma­tou.com, an on­line plat­form ded­i­cated to sell­ing im­ported prod­ucts to Chi­nese shop­pers, have hosted a Spring Fes­ti­val shop­ping car­ni­val from Jan 15 to 17 with over­seas prod­ucts.

The com­pany said cus­tomers were able to buy more than 800,000 im­ported goods from 83 coun­tries, in­clud­ing dis­counted clothes, shoes, bags, cos­met­ics, fine jew­elry and health care prod­ucts with­out leav­ing the house. It took five days on av­er­age for Chi­nese shop­pers to get their pur­chases de­liv­ered.

For­eign prod­ucts now ac­count for 63 per­cent of Spring Fes­ti­val pur­chases.

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