Category Archives: Global E-Commerce

Industry Report: Alibaba on the Rise While Google and Amazon Wage War at Home Export Now | Industry Report Anyone wondering about the future of E-commerce in China doesn’t need to look far to see emerging trends, and massive market growth. Die-hard followers of news in the export industry will already be aware Alibaba.com is […]
Export Now has been featured in the news recently on both Businessweek, and China Daily. We are extremely proud to be at the forefront of small business expansion into China, the biggest market in the world, at present. Here’s what we’ve been up to behind the scenes lately. Bloomberg Businessweek: Small Business Lavin’s connections are […]
When entrepreneurs look for practical business advice, they often turn to Melinda Emerson, a Philadelphia-based writer and consultant and the author of  Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business that Works. For three years, Emerson has been the host of weekly chats on Twitter about small business. Using the […]
Is your company ready for new sales to Chinese consumers? Is your company among those best suited for the e-commerce services offered by Export Now? Consumer product companies that want a new sales channel to China are companies that will benefit. Companies that manufacture or distribute specialty consumer products that stand out by virtue of […]
Chinese Advertisers Follow Audiences Online  As readers demonstrate a clear preference for online media over print, news organizations are putting more resources into digital platforms, e-commerce is growing and advertisers, too, are spending money where they know they can find the audiences they need — online. In China, this shift has led to explosive growth […]
With the launch of the Taobao search engine, ETao.com, Alibaba has launched internet war on Baidu, its leading competitor in the Chinese Internet market. Baidu is China’s leading search engine with a nearly 80% market share of online search engines in the country. Alibaba is looking to loosen Baidu’s foothold with ETao.com, which will provide […]
After 17 years of existence, Yahoo! Inc. has fallen upon hard times. It recently fired its CEO Carol Bartz and  has fallen further and further behind its competitor Google. Now the real question is who Yahoo will consider the “right bidder.” Jack Ma, CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, said that Alibaba would […]
 According to Forrester Research, China’s total web sales are expected to hit a peak of $160 billion in 2015, a promising prospect for U.S. exporters. Currently, Alibaba’s Taobao.com and B2C platform TMall.com are the biggest players in Chinese e-commerce. As a response to pressure from TMall.com, many Chinese e-commerce companies are planning to garner large […]
Taobao Mall, Alibaba’s dedicated business-to-consumer (B2C) platform, announced Monday that it will partner with 38 online retailers in a move that Alibaba reps said will double transaction volume on the e-marketplace platform over the next year. The agreement to host retail sites for three-dozen smaller rivals represents a shift in Alibaba’s growth strategy–one that’s favorable […]