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101 Top Chinese Retail Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Chinese based Retail companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Retail industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Chinese Retail Startups

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ZTO Express

ZTO Express

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ZTO Express is a logistics company that provides shipping and delivery services to Alibaba.

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MINISO is the Japanese fast fashion designer brand.

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Ponhu Luxury

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Ponhu Luxury provides a service platform for idle luxury goods.

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JD Digits

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JD Digits (formerly JD Finance) works to connect financial and physical industries with digital technology.

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Dreame Technology

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Dreame Technology produces premium hairdryers and vacuums in the style of Dyson.

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JD.com

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JD.com is an internet company and online consumer electronics retailer in China.

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Jollychic

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Jollychic is an e-commerce platform that sells clothing and accessories online.

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Bianlifeng

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Bianlifeng is a cashier-free convenience store and smart snack machine operator

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Xingsheng Youxuan

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Xingsheng Youxuan is a community shopping platform that offers food and household products for consumers.

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Shiji Group

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Shiji Group provides software solutions and services for the hospitality, food service, retail and entertainment industries.

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Pop Mart

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Pop Mart is a toy company that designs, produces, distributes, and commercializes art toys.

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Yiguo.com

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Yiguo.com, an e-commerce platform owned and run by Shanghai Yiguo E-Commerce, sells fresh food online.

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NOME

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NOME is a lifestyle brand based in Guangzhou, China, and creates practical, Swedish-designed consumer products.

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Pupumall

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Pupumall develops a platform for instant delivery of fresh produce that covers a broad range of products from supermarkets.

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NEIWAI

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NEIWAI is a mid-to-high-end underwear brand that focuses on the comfort of close-fitting clothing.

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Secoo

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Secoo is a one-stop comprehensive luxury products and services platform in China.

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Clobotics

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Clobotics provides intelligent computer vision solutions for the retail and wind power sectors.

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Bingobox

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Bingobox is an unmanned convenience store startup operating in China.

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Suning.com

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Suning.com is a Chinese retail and e-commerce conglomerate that sells clothing, snacks, electronic devices, appliances, and more.

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Yum! China

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Yum! China is a franchisee of Yum! Brands in Mainland China.

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Yonghui Superstores

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Yonghui Superstores is a China-based company, principally engaged in the operation of regular chain supermarkets.

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Weipinhui

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Weipinhui is a Chinese online discount retailer for brands.

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Youzan

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Youzan is a mobile retail solution provider.

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Nebula Brands

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Nebula is a tech-driven firm with expertise in M&A, online retail, eCommerce, branding, and local supply chain management.

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Candao

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Candao is a catering system service provider.

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Keruyun

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Keruyun is one of the Top Global O2O & SaaS technology providers in the F&B, Retail and Services industry.

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Huitongda

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Huitongda is a Chinese logistics service company providing home appliance supply chain services for the township market.

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Dmall

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Dmall is an online-and-offline integration solution for brick-and-mortar retailers.

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SandStar

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SandStar is an artificial intelligence platform that provides computer vision technology to the retail industry.

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Fanli

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Fanli is a Chinese online shopping site that facilitates third party purchases of various customers.

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DeepBlue Technology

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DeepBlue Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd creates smart retail systems using computer vision, AI, and analytics.

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Xinshang

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Xinshang is a Chinese customer to customer(C2C) marketplace for secondhand luxury goods.

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Cramer

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Cramer is a diamond jewelry brand that offers jewelry products.

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Linctex

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Linctex is a digital retail new retail model provider.

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GOME

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GOME is a privately-owned enterprise operating electrical appliance retailers in China.

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Huimin

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Huimin is a B2B e-commerce platform that focuses on small-scale supermarkets that provides community supermarket websites for communities.

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Urban Revivo

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Urban Revivo is a luxury clothing retail chain brand.

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Cabana

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Cabana is a furniture store that sells smodern design furniture, lamps and fashion brands from around the world.

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Qudian

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Qudian is an installment payment and investment management platform for micro-lending.

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FURRYTAIL

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FURRYTAIL is a pets’ lifestyle products brand.

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Qdama

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Qdama is a fresh agricultural product service provider that focuses on the operation of the fresh meat market.

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Epet.com

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Epet is a chinese e-commerce platform.

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Lili & Beauty

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Lili & Beauty is Shanghai-based cosmetics e-commerce platform.

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Webuy Group

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Webuy/Jingling Group is a social e-commerce company which owns brands including Shaking Baby (甩甩宝宝), Haoyiku (好衣库) and 芝麻云仓.

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Trendy International Group

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Trendy International Group is an innovative fashion and lifestyle retail corporation that unites art and business.

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Yuntongxun

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Yuntongxun provides cloud communication services to businesses and developers.

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Luckin Coffee

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Luckin Coffee is a tech-driven retail model designed to provide coffee and other products.

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Womai

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Womai net is a business-to-consumer healthy food shopping website in China.

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Gemii

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Gemii is a provider of social marketing and new retail services.

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Muse Technology

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Muse Technology is a one-stop online furniture retail and e-commerce platform for the purchase of indoor furniture.

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Xiao Guan Tea

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Xiao Guan Tea is an online tea seller.

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Ganji

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Ganji.com is a Chinese domestic classifieds website where users publish and exchange local information such as used cars, jobs, and more.

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KargoCard

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KargoCard is the leading prepaid gift card distribution and processing platform in China.

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Xiaolajiao

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Xiaolajiao is a mobile phone brand company.

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Natural Melody

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Natural Melody is a cosmetics brand that offers skin-care products.

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Loho Eyewear

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Loho Eyewear Lifestyle offers an all-in-one service including eyewear design, production, sales, and customer support.

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Yunwang Wandian

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Yunwang Wandian is an eCommerce and online retail service.

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Intime Retail

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Intime Commercial is a retail department store, shopping, e-commerce.

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Alfilo Brands

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Alfilo Brands is a consumer products company that holds licensing rights to art, cultural, fashion, and entertainment properties.

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Xingbianli

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Xingbianli is a cashier-free convenience store operator which offers snack bars for offices.

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Suning Sports

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Suning Sports is the sports arm of Suning’s group of companies that aims to offer the best-in-class products and services to sports fans.

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JX Luxventure

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JX Luxventure is a casual menswear company, designs, markets, and sells fashion menswear products.

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INMAN

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INMAN is a Chinese online retail brand for clothes such as cotton-linen articles for daily use.

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Sinopharm Online

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Sinopharm Online is a pharmaceutical retail platform.

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BottlesXO International

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We disrupt the value chain of the wine-, beer- and spirits-industry as an on-demand solution directly connecting consumers with producers.

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T11 Food Market

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T11 Food Market offers grocery stores.

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BESTORE

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BESTORE is an e-commerce platform and online food community that provides high-end snacks.

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Forty-nine union

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Forty-nine union is a brand sells food and other wines brands.

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Beequick

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Beequick Beijing-based online community services O2O

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Xiaoqule

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Xiaoqule is a Chinese community-focused e-commerce platform.

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AliExpress

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AliExpress is an online retail service owned by Alibaba.

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Dianjia

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Dianjia is an IT company specialized in developing retail service platform to provide O2O solutions.

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Xiaomai

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Xiaomai is a cashier-free convenience store operator and provide customers with safe and quality products and convenient warm service.

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Zailouxia

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Zailouxia operates an unmanned convenience store, which offers snacks, fresh produce, and groceries.

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Quentin Technology

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Quentin Technology is a cosmetics brand service provider.

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Zhou Liu Fu

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Zhou Liu Fu is an e-commerce site for jewelry products.

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AUTOST.

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AUTOST. is a retail and used car auction platform.

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GUANGLI

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GUANGLI is a company that provides smart optic glasses.

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CARNEX

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CARNEX is a second-hand car trading service provider company.

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Wanwu Store

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Wanwu Store is an Operator of an e-commerce platform that offers maternal and child supplies.

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Master Bao

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Master Bao is an E-commerce company.

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MagMode

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MagMode is a men’s fashion brand incubator.

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OP Retail

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OP Retail is an intelligent chain stores operation solution provider.

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Vinehoo.com

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Vinehoo.com is an e-commerce and discovery platform that sells wine.

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CCFT Group

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CCFT Group specializes in the import and export of a variety of products and a provider of professional services.

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Moko

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Moko is an online platform that serves a China-based online marketplace for models.

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Aixuedai

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Aixuedai is an online payment platform that allows students to buy items using monthly installment plans.

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Volcan Craft

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Volcan Craft (Kaishan) is a new liquor brand.

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Club Factory

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Club Factory is a cross-border e-commerce corporation.

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Dr Plant

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Plant Doctor is a plant skin care brand offers selection of raw materials alpine plant extracts.

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China National Gold Group Gold Jewellery Co., Ltd

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China National Gold Group Gold Jewellery Co., Ltd is a manufacturer of gold investment bars.

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Infimind

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Infimind is a Clothing-focused AI startup.

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HIHEY.COM

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HIHEY.COM is a pioneering online art market, featuring art consulting, trade and other related services.

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Citybox

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Citybox is a China-based smart vending machine operator.

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273 Ershou Che Jiaoyiwang

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273 Ershou Che Jiaoyiwang is a used car O2O trading platform in China.

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FIELDS CHINA

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Fields China is an online grocery store providing fruits, vegetables, meat, fish and seafood, organic food, and beverages.

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Wuye Banmian

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Wuye Banmian produces retail products such as instant noodles, hot and sour powder, and cold noodles.

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Star Chain E-Commerce

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Star Chain E-Commerce is an O2O integrated service platform.

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YTSF

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YTSF is a wholesaler and retailer of vehicle auto parts.

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Ihaveu.com

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Ihaveu.com is a Chinese luxury shopping site.

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Wumart

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Wumart is a Chinese retail company.

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