Online marketplace eBay courts China shoppers
SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Leading Internet marketplace eBay on Monday took aim at China with the launch of a website aimed at enticing fashion-conscious shoppers there with "the very best" of its offerings.
The California-based firm teamed with Chinese luxury online retailer Xiu.com to launch a localised eBay Style website at ebay.xiu.com.
"Our long-term vision is to connect Chinese consumers to global products and brands that they want and love in a seamless and safe way," eBay said in a release.
"By partnering with Xiu.com we are able to surface our best inventory to Chinese consumers, while providing a simple and easy shopping experience." Offerings will include thousands of brands of clothing, handbags, beauty products and more, with Xiu handling sales, deliveries and customer service, according to the companies.