Infographic: China’s Internet is a giant shopping mall

Alia | February 28th, 2013 - 8:58 pm

Alibaba Group, China’s biggest e-tailing company that manages Taobao, Tmall and Alibaba, compiled a nice infograhic summarizing the online shopping scene in China. Some key takeaways:

  • In 2013, the total online sales in China is expected to reach $265 billion, exceeding all other countries including the US for the first time.
  • China has 242 million online shoppers, 75 million more than in the US.
  • China’s online shoppers only account for about 40% of its entire population.
  • China’s online shoppers are more likely to buy clothing and accessories online, rather than home and personal electronics.

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