China's biggest retailer is coming to America with the help of Google

Business Insider | 10/19/2018 | Dennis Green
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China's will soon have a flagship online store on Google.

It will be the first time the Chinese e-commerce giant can sell directly to US customers.

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The partnership was announced in June, when Google invested $550 million in

The partnership comes as rising trade tensions threaten to derail partnerships with Chinese companies selling in the US.

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China's is about to get more access to the American customer.

The retailer, which claims to be the largest in China to sell directly to customers, is opening a US online store with the help of Google soon, according to Bloomberg. The partnership, which was announced in June, will enable it to sell directly to US customers for the first time. Google will handle payments and behind-the-scenes order processing, but will have its own centers for shipping orders.

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"We are shipping from US fulfillment centers to US end-customers," Bao Yan,'s head of logistics, told Bloomberg.

A representative for confirmed the plans to Business Insider but said a...
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