Blog Category - Shopping

How to Open Your Own WeChat Shop: Start Selling to a Wider Online Audience
In addition to WeChat Wallet for beginners, more advanced users looking to sell products on the app can open their own WeChat shop.
DP Best Indoor Plants to Combat Pollution in Beijing
In the lead up to our Mandarin Month mixer on June 24, where you'l
Mandarin Monday: Useful Phrases for Clothes Shopping
In the lead up to our Mandarin Month mixer on June 24 J
Online Florists, Get Your Spring Flower Fix
Unfortunately, Beijing’s flower markets are wilting at a rapid clip, thus making it harder and harder to track down fresh floral arrangements, esp
It’s Moving Season!: Beijing Apartment Hacks
You know it’s moving season when your entire WeChat moment feed is full of apartment listings and posts from friends looking for somewhere to live
R Insta-Ready Phone Cases on Taobao For Diehard Foodies
What’s the easiest way to let people know that you are a diehard foodie without saying it out loud? Using a foodie phone case, of course!
Sanlitun Street Fashions: Miniskirts on the Rise This Spring
Sanlitun Street Fashion is a recurring column on the Bei
Lai Tai Flower Market is Open Again, What Has Changed?
Over the last few months I’ve been biking by the flower market on a regular basis.
DP A Bookish Guide to Buying (English) Books in Beijing
Everytime I head out of Beijing, bookstores are the first thing on my list.
The Top 10 Topwin Restaurants and Shops Worth a Visit
Now that most of the restaurants and shops in the Sanlitun-based 
Evolution Casa: Bespoke European Furniture for Homeowners Wanting to Splash Out
There’s no getting around it: Evolution Casa won’t be for everyone.
DP We Are So Ready for Summer: 8 Things to Get on Taobao in Preparation
We might be getting ahead of ourselves a little, but you can never be too prepared for a Beijing summer.
R Chinese Consumers are Fed Up with Online Retailers
Chinese Internet users are finding out the hard way that the convenience of shopping and using services online comes at their own expense.