SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DHgate, a leading e-commerce marketplace focused on cross-border trade of Chinese goods, announced today that it has launched a new service for Shopify members, enabling over 140,000 entrepreneurs and small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) in more than 150 countries with access to Chinese manufacturers and suppliers. Shopify merchants will receive automatic VIP status, and pricing, from DHgate.
By integrating with Shopify, the leading commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at their retail location, and everywhere in between, DHgate now enables buyers to purchase and manage shipping from major Chinese manufacturers directly through Shopify. With VIP status, Shopify customers will receive an average of 20 to 30 percent off of already low pricing.
“We are excited to offer DHgate’s platform for buyers within the Shopify network to effectively source products,” said Noah Herschman, DHgate chief operating officer. “Our vast, high quality selection of China-made products, low minimum orders and fast, affordable shipping will provide an unprecedented, seamless sourcing experience from China’s top manufacturers and sellers.”
DHgate has made low minimum orders direct from China accessible for all customers, offering products from more than one million sellers across China. The DHgate app is available in the Shopify Store at https://apps.shopify.com/dhgate.
Shopify is a commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at their retail location, and everywhere in between. Shopify offers a professional online storefront, a payment solution to accept credit cards, a point of sale system to power retail sales and a card reader to process credit card transactions through a mobile phone. Shopify currently powers over 140,000 retailers in 150 different countries, including: Tesla Motors, Gatorade, Google, Wikipedia, LA Lakers, CrossFit, and many more. Shopify was founded in 2006 and it has received $122 million in funding from OMERS Ventures, Insight Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark Capital, Felicis Ventures, and Georgian Partners. http://www.shopify.com.
Founded in 2004, DHgate is the first-to-market, transactional e-commerce platform focused on cross-border trading China goods. More than 5.5 million enterprise and consumer buyers from more than 200 countries source goods through DHgate, including consumer electronics, cell phones accessories, health and beauty, and fashion and bridal. DHgate is the second online retail company founded by Diane Wang – she previously sold joyo.com to Amazon in 2004, today known as Amazon China. The company is headquartered in Beijing and has teams and offices across the globe. Learn more at www.dhgate.com.
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