Category: Daigou

Is It Game Over for China’s Grey Market Sellers?

A shopper browses handbags and wallets inside a Furla SpA store in Hong Kong | Source: Getty Images A global pandemic is bad news for any number of businesses, but for Chinese daigou agents, strict travel limits and tighter regulations are putting the future of their entire industry at risk. SHANGHAI, China —  When Xiao Xiang…
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Will Daigou Help Brands Survive COVID-19?

With mounting pressure to perform due to COVID-19, brands have slowly warmed up to working side by side with daigou. Photo: Shutterstock. Beijing office worker Cheryl Chen works with at least five different daigou on her WeChat. Some are brand-specific (like one who hunts for unique Chanel collections or niche brands like By Far), and others are country-specific,…
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Decoding Daigou: China’s New Social Commerce

A fast-paced webinar from China Luxury Advisors, Jing Daily and YouWorld exploring the rise of Social Selling in China and its impact on cross-border e-commerce in a post COVID-19 world. This hour-long session drew insights from more than 200 Daigou shoppers surveyed by CLA during April, to develop actionable intelligence into the impact of COVID-19…
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