Month: March 2019

What if more and more Chinese Sellers Run Business in Shopify?

by Andy Chou

There was an very interesting phenomenon in the early years. When Amazon open to the public, Americans were dominating the market at that time. The popular products sold from Amazon were mainly video games, consumer electronics and software, etc. While most of them were produced in China. Therefore, more and more Chinese sellers start to getting into Amazon market and gradually dominating the amazon market. Why?

1. Competitive price. With abundant labor and material resources, and given by the support of government policy, the price of the same product from China are relatively cheaper than those in the US or in the Europe country. Therefore, this enable more Chinese seller enter into the e-commerce market and get their places in it.

2. New supply chain. The traditional model of business is factory-distributors-wholesalers-retailers-customer. Thanks to the e-commerce platform like amazon, aliexpress and shiopify. The new supply chain bypass the middleman and form the chain as factory-customer directly. This enable the customer to get a bottom price and save time on their business.

3. One of the most important points is that the Chinese sellers can control the products quality and decide the time when to ship out the products. For the customer, Chinese sellers or suppliers are more reliable than sells from many other countries.

Just like Amazon, Shopify now starts to invest in China, especially in the past year, more and more Chinese sellers start their business with Shopify. As one of the earliest dropshipper in China, now we CJ Dropshipping not only have overseas customers, but also witnesses the amounting domestic customers.

4. It is not hard to see different training courses about Shopify on social platforms like Reddit, Quora and Facebook, etc. From this perspective, Shopify may want to promote their platform and get more popular all over the world. On the one hand, this trend will provide more convenience for people who wants to do business around the world. On the other hand, the competitiveness will be more tense.

5. As for doing business with customers all around the world, the most concerning problem is shipping time. In future, more and more Chinese sellers cooperated with Shopify may going to build warehouse in the US or other countries, or renting a warehouse from the third party. This is unexceptional a good way to fasten the logistics and cut the shipping time. Undeniable this will provide a better experience for customers and thus will help you to get more customers’ trust and orders.

6. In this way, Shopify is going to take Amazon as their most competitive partner. They are eager to get a place in China or in the world. There is no doubts that China is a promising market for e-business or other commercial activities.

7. If you can’t get a reasonable price on your products, then you may lost the advantages on logistics and resources. The cost of your products including ads on Facebook and other social platforms will be higher.

With this trend, what measures you can take to promote your business? The following tips may give you some help.

1.A reliable supplier in China. With abundant resources and labor forces, the cost of products are cheaper than those in the developed country. This advantage is a sword with two sides. If you use it well, it will enable you to save money and energy. If not, it will damage your business. Therefore, a reliable supplier from China is of paramount importance to you and your business.

2. Overseas warehouse. As an e-commerce businessman, overseas warehouse will enable your business become more easier and provide fast shipping service. This will add more value to your service and business model.

Fast shipping. Not provide a single shipping method is a necessary precondition for your business. Because your target customers are from different countries and areas. Based on this, different shipping method and a long-term cooperation with shipping company is essential.

Considerate service. Good customer care and considerate service can enable you to earn more customer. Quick response, good after-sale policy are essensial.

CJ Dropshipping, can be a supplier to find different Chinese manufacture for you. You don’t have to contact with different factory for different items. CJ can take all over it and you just need to contact with us. Besides, we also have very reasonable price compared with other platform. At present, CJ have both warehouse in Chino and New Jersey of the US. Those two overseas will give you much assistance on shipping and delivery time. Last but not the least, CJ have both representatives in Chinese and English, they can solve your problems on products, logistics, shipping methods, etc.

Wish you all have a booming business in future!

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