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Aussie retailers rejig e-commerce model to sell goods into China

Informal travelling shopping agents, known as daigou, continue to grow, catching some firms which pursued new sales channels by surprise

Bellamy's and vitamins manufacturer Blackmores Ltd both say they are pursuing a more stable arrangement with trusted wholesale dealers or larger daigou in order to get a reliable direct channel into China.


AUSTRALIAN retailers and manufacturers are rejigging their business models and reviewing strategies to sell goods into China amid confusion over a threatened government crackdown on e-commerce platforms.

Supermarket giant Woolworths Ltd late last year sacked an Australian...

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