business-to-consumer love



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  • adj. Of businesses selling to consumers.


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  • More on Alibaba Alibaba's Jack Ma: Make Up Your Mind, Yahoo Jack Ma: Highlights From AsiaD Video Companies like Jingdong, which sells a broad range of goods on its website, are raising funds and racing to expand their share of online business-to-consumer sales in China, a market that is forecast to triple in size over the next two years.

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  • Much of the money Chinese shoppers spend online flows through Alibaba's sites—Taobao Mall ranked first in online business-to-consumer sales in the second quarter, capturing 33% of the market, compared with 12% for second-place Jingdong, according to Analysys.

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  • By 2013, business-to-consumer sales will account for 47% of total online sales in China, up from 25% this year, Analysys says.

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  • The product range on business-to-consumer sites is growing fast, and they can better guarantee product quality and service.

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  • B2C sales could triple in the next two years But analysts say a business-to-consumer model like that of Jingdong or Taobao Mall, which takes commissions from merchants on its site, may yield higher margins in the long term than a consumer-trading site like Taobao Marketplace, which doesn't charge transaction or listing fees and gets most of its revenue from advertising.

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  • Center of the Battle Sales on Chinese business-to-consumer websites are expected to more than triple to 650 billion yuan, or about $102 billion, in 2013 from around 198 billion yuan, or $31 billion, this year, Beijing research firm Analysys International estimates.

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  • For China's e-commerce sector, the focus shifts to business-to-consumer sites .

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  • "Generally what we see is competition will become more fierce in [the business-to-consumer market] in the near future, but it's still more promising than [the consumer-to-consumer market] in the long term," says Duncan Clark , chairman of Beijing-based research firm BDA China Ltd. Online sales by businesses are taking market share from consumer-trading websites in China, especially in the country's biggest cities, Mr. Clark says.

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  • Scale also pulls the vast majority of business-to-consumer e-tailers into the orbit of Taobao, the "host" of countless on-line stores.

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  • Both business-to-business and business-to-consumer companies need to recognize that customers are almost always going to go to the web before picking up the phone.

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