TOKYO & SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gshopper, a leading cross-border e-commerce company, today announced that Gshopper Japan’s 2017 annual sales exceeded JPY 640 million. Gshopper’s global annual sales exceeded its annual sales target of USD 100 million in early December 2017.
The expansion of Japan business is one of the prestigious achievements that contributed to the remarkable growth of Gshopper in 2017. Established in February 2016 in Tokyo's Toranomon area where famous Japanese IT companies are concentrated, Gshopper Japan has recruited local talents and has been working closely with renowned Japanese consumer brands and suppliers. At the same time, the company has improved its logistics system with larger geographical coverage and faster delivery speed.
Gshopper Japan’s monthly sales grew to JPY 190 million at the end of 2017. The number is about 20 times’ increase from the beginning of 2017. Gshopper Japan team achieved the significant growth in high efficiency – 7 employees worked together with great teamwork spirit and accomplished the fastest growth in Gshopper group.
Gshopper Japan provides integrated cross-border distribution solutions including procurement, sales, marketing, CS, and logistics to Japanese brands. Gshopper’s local sales experts in Japan, Korea, and China offices have been working closely with over 40 global channels including Tmall, JD.com, VIP, and Kaola, providing customized services by utilizing its own big data technology. Recently, there has been increasing requests for business cooperation from various Japanese brands in many industries such as cosmetics, household, childcare, food, and home appliances.
Kazunori Shibukawa, sales director of Gshopper Japan, said, "We are delighted that Gshopper Japan has achieved rapid growth through recruitment and business model diversification in 2017. Gshopper Japan will work more closely with Japanese suppliers and brands targeting for monthly sales of JPY 1 billion by the end of this year. Gshopper will continuously strive to enter the global market such as USA, Southeast Asia, Russia, etc. and stabilize the 'Global to Global (G2G) business model’ ".