What to market to Chinese?

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So I have a pretty big following of Chinese on social media. I've been drop-shipping products to them here and there, but I feel like I can do something more. They're quite loyal, but I'm trying to figure out how to get some passive income. Any ideas?
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  • Profile picture of the author james flynn
    Go for health products manufactured by European and American companies like vitamins , oils etc. I heard baby products also have huge demand from the Chinese community as well as luxury items like cloths , jewelry etc.

    Cheers - James
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  • Profile picture of the author Oziboomer
    Originally Posted by dog8food View Post

    So I have a pretty big following of Chinese on social media. I've been drop-shipping products to them here and there, but I feel like I can do something more. They're quite loyal, but I'm trying to figure out how to get some passive income. Any ideas?
    As for passive income I'm not sure but depending on where you are located there are good opportunities to build a solid business.

    In Australia there are already estimated to be perhaps 40,000 personal shoppers for Chinese clients.

    The big products are Baby formula either from Australia or New Zealand.

    Then there is the organic medicine category.

    Also the mainstream vitamins and supplements.

    The buyers already trust Australian brands like Blackmores for vitamins or Belamy's for Milk powder but they still like to see the source of their products shown to them on things like WeChat.

    One of my businesses is adjacent to a major Chemist chain and you can see the "daigou" - shopping agents - on their smartphones - broadcasting to their clients where they are purchasing.

    As with most business to China the key is the relationship so if you already have a level of trust you should build on that trust and not betray it in anyway for fast profits.

    If you want to read a recent article on the phenomenon you can do so here -
    China's 'daigou' shoppers leading Australian retail drive

    Best regards,

    Ozi
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    • Profile picture of the author dog8food
      Originally Posted by Oziboomer View Post

      As for passive income I'm not sure but depending on where you are located there are good opportunities to build a solid business.

      In Australia there are already estimated to be perhaps 40,000 personal shoppers for Chinese clients.

      The big products are Baby formula either from Australia or New Zealand.

      Then there is the organic medicine category.

      Also the mainstream vitamins and supplements.

      The buyers already trust Australian brands like Blackmores for vitamins or Belamy's for Milk powder but they still like to see the source of their products shown to them on things like WeChat.

      One of my businesses is adjacent to a major Chemist chain and you can see the "daigou" - shopping agents - on their smartphones - broadcasting to their clients where they are purchasing.

      As with most business to China the key is the relationship so if you already have a level of trust you should build on that trust and not betray it in anyway for fast profits.

      If you want to read a recent article on the phenomenon you can do so here -
      China's 'daigou' shoppers leading Australian retail drive

      Best regards,

      Ozi
      Thanks for the info. I'm in America actually, and my wife is Chinese. We have actually been doing quite well with the vitamins/supplements. So far, we have found iherb.com to work out pretty well due to their cheap international shipping. Interesting article about fresh food though. I'll have to keep that in mind.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Chinese food is just regular food in China.
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