According to Alexa.com, Taobao is ranked #8 globally and #3 in China in terms of traffic. Taobao marketplace focuses on consumer-to-consumer (C2C) retail which allows small businesses and individuals to set up stores on the platform.
In the video category, Sohu Video trails only behind Youku. Merchants on Taobao and Tmall have taken advantage of this day and turned it into a day for shopping promotions, much like Black Friday.
One notable change in the last four years is the exit of Google from China and thus the closing of Google.cn, which now links you to hk, the Hong Kong counterpart of the American search giant.
As mentioned in the article from two years ago, Google China was still ranked in the top twenty most visited websites two years after the American company’s exit in 2010, but today, it is nowhere to be found in the list of most visited websites.
In addition, Amazon’s logistics service provider in China is Beijing Century Joyo Information Technology Co., Ltd, which is owned by Amazon.
Amazon has their own delivery teams in sixteen Chinese cities and delivers over two million packages a year in China.
In the past four years, we posted two articles about the most popular websites in China: once in 2010 and once in 2012.