1688 (Alibaba) is China's largest wholesale EC site handling all kinds of items from apparel to electronic equipment, miscellaneous goods. It is operated by the Alibaba Group which manages Taobao and Tmall. 1688 is mainly for the domestic market in China, it is separated from "alibaba.com" for overseas market.
Taobao was the C2C marketplace established by Alibaba Group in 2003. The number of registered users is 400 million, the number of products handled is 800 million, the number of accesses per day is 60 million, boasting more than 50% share in China's EC market.
In April 2008, the Ari Tomoe group launched service as the B2C version of the C2C shopping site "Taobao". In January 2012, the official name was changed from "Taobao Shiro" to "Tenko". Today, the number of registered users is 400 million, the number of opened stores is 50,000, and the handling brand is over 70,000, occupying the largest share in China's BtoC shopping site.
B2C shopping site that sells products of all genres such as home appliances, personal computers, household goods, apparel, books, food at low price. Service launch continued to sell low prices continuing to sell despite the late departure in 2004, and in 2010 B to C's EC site up to the largest in China. In 2013 changed domain from "360 buy.com" to "jd.com".
In August 2004, the Amazon bought a Chinese shopping site dominant network and started service. Sales of more than 2.6 million kinds of products in 28 genres such as books, home electronics, apparel, foods, etc. We have developed our own distribution network and quickly realized payment on delivery service in China.
One of the few handmade craft specialty online markets in China.