Recently there has been a lot of talk about manufacturing moving from China to countries with lower wages such as India, Bangladesh, and Vietnam. Although some manufacturers are now producing goods in these countries, China will most likelremain the world’s factory for the foreseeable future, here’s why;
Alibaba.com sells almost every single thing imaginable. However there are real risks involved in buying goods from suppliers listed on the Chinese mega website. Here are 6 reasons to be very cautious when using Alibaba .com
Recently, an Australian woman emailed us, asking us to assist with a problem related to a purchase she made from a Chinese e-commerce cosmetics site. Apparently, she wired 1500AUD to a Chinese company in Fujian that never sent the products to Australia. What can s
So, I think everyone knows Alibaba is a necessary evil. Alibaba’s problems can’t be listed easily here. Most people hate Alibaba. When I do research on suppliers, I usually consult Alibaba to see if I should avoid some factories. It’s essentially the phone book and while they have tried to bolster their “reliability”-it’s a joke-their reputation is terrible. Moreover, the user experience, interface, and overall feel of the website is typical of Chinese designs-small font, too much clutter, and confusing layout.