Set up shop with us

Quality Australian-made products are in high demand. And yours might be a great addition to our Australia Post storefronts. 

What they're buying

Online shoppers in China tend to be health-conscious and prepared to pay a little more when sourcing premium products from overseas.

Popular product categories include:

  • health products and supplements
  • cosmetics and skincare
  • maternity and baby products
  • milk powder
  • organic food and wine

Where you'll be selling

We've teamed up with some of China's most-trusted eCommerce marketplaces to put your product in front of hundreds of millions of online shoppers.

Tmall Global

China's biggest online business-to-consumer marketplace - and it's growing fast.

Visit us on Tmall

JD Worldwide

Second-largest online business-to-consumer marketplace in China.

Visit us on JD

1688

Largest business-to-business marketplace. Like Tmall, it's backed by Alibaba.

Visit us on 1688

5 reasons to set up shop with us

  • Get easy access to China's booming eCommerce marketplaces
  • Build trust with Chinese shoppers by partnering with an international brand
  • Leap the language barrier with help from our translation team
  • Know how to price your products for the Chinese market
  • Get help managing customers returns and refunds

 
Success story: building a beautiful brand

See how Melbourne-based startup bellabox is planning to change the way Chinese shoppers discover new beauty products - with a little help from our Tmall and JD partnerships. Read the full story

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Vision: Shot of a city scape

Title: The bellabox story Vision: Sarah walks through her office

Sarah: In terms of the spark, the spark to run a business it, was something we’d talked about- that idea- I was getting to a point in my career where I was helping run businesses so it felt like a natural step, how do I take the next leap? And the spark, was small but it moved very quickly.

Vision: Sarah being interviewed in her office.

Sarah: I think that women everywhere love beauty. I love beauty because there’s something about being female where it’s exciting to have all these beautiful products to trial so that drove me to look at different businesses that focused on that beauty arena.

Vision: Products being packed into a bellabox.

Sarah: Bellabox is a monthly beauty subscription service and there are five beauty products in a bellabox each month. They’re customised to your beauty profile, so when you join you say, oh I’ve got blond hair and I like red lipstick, and we make sure that we get products that suit you

Vision: Different beauty products that might go into a bellabox.

Sarah: The whole point of a bellabox is we’re trying to take what is a very traditional marketing channel, which is sampling, and making it much more sophisticated by targeting those products to your needs and wants.

Vision: Sarah’s staff working at their computers in the office.

Sarah: I think it’s really interesting to think about when you transition to being a bigger business. It’s almost hard to track- you can track it in hindsight and say well that numbers were showing that we were heading there.

Vision: Staff working in the office and packing products into bellaboxes.

Sarah: For us it was really, you’re dealing so much with the day to day and satisfying and being able to service that growth that you often forget to step back and say, well done, we’ve made it to a “bigger business”, so I know when it was but I remember at the time not even thinking about it.

Vision: Sarah sitting at her laptop.Sarah: My business partner is actually my twin sister with bellabox.

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Vision: Sarah’s twin sister Emily appears on screen.Sarah: Good morning, how are you?

Emily: Good, how are you?

Sarah: Good … thank you. What’s going on in Singapore?

Vision: Sarah talking to Emily in her office.

Sarah: We are super competitive, but the fact that we knew each other so well and the value that we would bring to a business, we were able to quickly decide to go into this together.

Emily: China is going to be such an important market for us, such huge potential and we have this connection with Australia, that’s what customers want.

Sarah: Yeah, look I think we’re really excited about the opportunity, it was the right approach to go with the Australian natural products, because that definitely seems to be where we are getting the traction.

Vision: Sarah working at her desk.

Sarah: Australia Post came to us with an opportunity for us to get into China, and it was one of those things, there was so much going on and I sort of let it go for… two months, and then once I had a chance to think about it, I thought, this is huge.

Vision: bellaboxes being stacked up.

Sarah: I looked into the numbers and I saw how many Chinese were buying Australian products, Australian skincare products and I thought about our business model and how we could apply that to China and we decided to almost pivot from our current model and we have now limited edition boxes that are running through the Tmall and JD.com store of Australia Post into China.

Vision: Staff packing bellaboxes.

Sarah: Great things definitely happen. I think it’s about you know, trying to stop and smell the roses, and I’ve been told that on many occasions.

Vision: Sarah being interviewed in her office.

Sarah: Growth is exciting, but it comes with a few challenges, and having people come and tell you their story, as a customer of yours, I think is extremely valuable.

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Getting started

Seller conditions: does your business tick these boxes?

  • Australian retailer or manufacturer
  • Registered in Australia
  • Product/range made and trademarked in Australia
  • Prepared to invest in building your brand in China

If so, get in touch …

Tell us a few details about your business and we'll go from there.

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