Tag Archives: Online Store

Knockoffs Galore

Living in China or studying Chinese you must’ve heard this word knocking about:山寨  (ShānZhài), which originally means ‘stronghold’ and is used to describe a mountain village with a defence wall. This word also signifies a remote, god-forsaken area populated by poor people, kind of like the American Wild West (西大荒 Xī DàHuang), also a port Read More…

Shopping Online: Your Guide to Using Yihaodian Part II

One of our readers requested a sequel to the ‘categories’ aspect of shopping in Yihaodian; and as your humble servant, I shall happily abide. Let’s talk more about searching for products. Well, first of all, even if your Chinese isn’t very good, inputting can be done in English, pinyin or Chinese characters; of course, searching Read More…

Shopping Online: Your Guide to Using Yihaodian

Shopping online is all the rage these days; in Shanghai one online store in particular is extremely popular and that is Yihaodian, or ‘Number 1 store’ (you can see their red-lettered delivery boxes everywhere). The interface is very user friendly – although it doesn’t have an English version so far. Still, after registering, 注册 ZhùCè, Read More…

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