Global e-commerce sales are forecast to increase by more than 20 percent this year, surpassing $1.5 trillion. Even more significant is the growth predicted in the Asia-Pacific, which this year is set to topple the United States as the largest market in the world by sales revenue.Let's have a look at top 10 most popular shopping websites in China, according to a list released by 21cn.com.
No 1 TMall
A comprehensive e-commerce marketplace run by Alibaba, it hosts thousands of brands and sees more than 40 million daily visitors.
No 2 JD
The largest comprehensive online retailer sells products covering 12 main categories with tens of thousands of brands. Its main items include home electronic appliances, digital/communications, computer, household articles, clothing, maternal and baby care products, books, food and tourism products.
No 3 Amazon China
The China branch of Amazon, main products include books, audio & video and software.
No 4 Dangdang
Dangdang, which like Amazon began by selling books, has now become one of the leading comprehensive online retailers in China, with products ranging from books, audio & video, clothing maternal and baby care products to household articles and cosmetics.
No 5 51buy (Yixun)
Run and managed by Tencent, the owner of the hugely successful mobile text and voice messaging services WeChat and one of the largest Internet companies in China, 51buy is another leading comprehensive online retailer in China.
No 6 Yihaodian
An online grocery store selling food & beverage, cosmetic and skincare, kitchen cleaning, household articles, electronic appliances, maternal and baby care products and toys.
No 7 Vancl
Vancl, which had an incredibly successful run selling self-branded T-shirts before 2012, has now morphed into an e-commerce marketplace that hosts its own products as well as third-party brands.
No 8 Suning
Online version of a leading home electronic appliances retail chain store in China. It is also one of China's most influential online retailers for electrical, computer, peripherals, books and virtual goods.
No 9 Vipstore
A flash sale online store offering designer fashion brands and the only Chinese e-commerce startup successfully listed on NYSE
No 10 KMALL
KMALL is a global online retail e-commerce provider that delivers products directly to consumers around the world. Founded in 2012, KMALL offers customers a convenient way to shop for a wide selection of lifestyle products at attractive prices through kmall360.com, and other websites, which are available in multiple languages. KMALL is owned by Info Tech Hong Kong.