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Last week, China just completed its mid-year e-commerce shopping festival known as “618”. 618 refers to June 18th, which was the anniversary of JD at first. It then became the second-largest e-commerce shopping festival in China, only behind Singles Day (November 11, aka: Double 11). Possibly, it is the second-largest shopping festival in the world.

The annual “618 Shopping Festival” has become a significant target of business for all e-commerce platforms as the most important consumer battleground in the first half of the year.

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Along with the rise in disposable income and lasting perception that foreign brands have higher quality products, Chinese consumers are increasingly buying products though cross-border e-commerce. This growth in cross-border e-commerce offers an alternative gateway for foreign brands selling products, especially for overseas brands that lack the scale to establish a physical store in China. And for brands who are planning to launch full-size stores, cross-border e-commerce is a great way to establish their presence and test the market.