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101 Top Shopping Startups in South Korea

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This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korea based Shopping companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Shopping industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top South Korea Shopping Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

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SSG

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SSG is a company that provides online retail sales through it’s website for home delivery.

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Brandi is a vertical commerce company that creates B2C and B2B platforms for fashion and beauty shopping.

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ABLY Corporation

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ABLY Corporation is a fashion platform and application.

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Bringko

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Bringko is an integrated shopping platform that provides easy and quick purchase of Korean products.

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HelloNature

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HelloNature, a Korean agri-product distributor, allows clients to order fresh fruits, vegetables, and dairy products from farmers.

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Linkshops

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April is a Dongdaemoon (Korea’s biggest fashion marketplace) based B2B clothing wholesale service.

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Planet8

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Planet8 is an internet startup incubator based in Korea, also focused on providing internet and software solutions to its customers.

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VRISM

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VRISM develops REALVU, online product 3D (AR and VR supported) viewer, which can enhance online shopping experience to another level.

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Woman’s Talk

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Woman’s Talk, Korea’s is a first online mobile beauty home shopping.

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WishLink

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WishLink develops mobile shopping services such as Cacao Style, an advertising, brokerage and e-commerce platform for personal shopping.

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AUUR

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Auur.in is a brand development and content marketing company.

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CJ Corporation

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CJ Corp. is a holding company which engages in managing investments.

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Qustreet

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Qustreet.com is an online retail store specialized in selling apparels from new brands in Korea.

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WISHUPON, Inc.

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WISHUPON is a universal shopping wishlist.

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YES24.com

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YES24.com is an internet online bookstore.

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LOTTE-ON

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LOTTE-ON is an e-commerce platform for beauty, health, fashion, food, automotive, and electronic products.

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Hyundai Department Store Group

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Hyundai Department Store is a departmental store.

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NHN godo

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NHN godo provides shopping mall solutions.

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LOHB’s

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LOHB’s is an online platform for beauty products.

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Shinsegae TV Shopping

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Shinsegae TV Shopping is a television shopping service company.

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Volla

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Volla is a realtime shopping app for women.

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LOUIS CASTEL

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LOUIS CASTEL is an e-commers platform for the sales of golf wear.

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Hyundai Home Shopping

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Hyundai Home Shopping is a cable and satellite television channel specializing in televised home shopping.

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Danawa

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Danawa is an online price comparison and advertising service provider.

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Bite Me

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Bite Me is an online marketplace for pet supplies.

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Kakao Friends

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Kakao Friends offers global shipping service.

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BYC

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BYC is an e-commerce platform for buying branded apparel, and accessories for men and women.

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Shopee Korea

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Shopee Korea is an e-commerce platform offering customers with an easy, secure and fast online shopping experience.

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BORA

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BORA is a provider of grocery products such as dairy products, sauces and pasta.

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AGmall

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AGmall is an online marketplace for health care products.

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Seoul Store

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Seoul Store is an e-commerce site for buying apparel and accessories for men and women.

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Dealicious

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Dealicious specializes in the fashion B2B industry.

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Haneul Haneul

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Haneul Haneul is an underwear shopping mall.

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Lookpin

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Lookpin is an e-commerce platform that offers men’s & women’s clothes, jewelry, fashion accessories, and grooming products.

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Reebonz Korea

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Reebonz Korea operates as an online shopping site that offers various luxury brands’ products and accessories.

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CJ O Shopping

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CJ O Shopping is a home shopping company.

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Casamia Co.

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A local furniture company.

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SK Magic

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SK Magic is an e-commerce platform that buying kitchen & home appliances, household goods, and other accessories.

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ALLETS

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ALLETS is an online content e-commerce platform in Korea.

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mixxmix

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mixxmix is an online platform for Korean fashion clothes.

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Egojin

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Egojin is an e-commerce company that sells fitness equipment.

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Petit Elin

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Petit Elin is an e-commerce platform that provides baby & children’s goods, toys, gifts, and other accessories products.

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Compuzone

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Compuzone is an e-commerce platform for the sales of computer and electronic products.

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Vorblick

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Vorblick is an online marketplace for furniture and home decor products.

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RH Korea

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RH Korea is a general publishing company in Korea.

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Parabara

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Parabara is a non-face-to-face used trading vending machine.

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KT Alpha

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KT Alpha provides T-commerce platform for shopping, marketing and trading and supplies content rights for movies, animations & others

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Elysia

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Elysia is an e-commerce platform that offers women’s clothing products.

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MULAWEAR

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MULAWEAR is an e-commerce site that offers clothes for men and women.

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Donggle

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Donggle is a shopping platform that directly connects consumers and wholesalers and allows purchases at wholesale at a low price.

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SH Cosmetics Group

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SH Cosmetics Group is a health, beauty and cosmetic company.

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marketboro

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marketboro is an online and offline B2B distribution platform.

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Jason Group

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Jason Group is an online marketing and e-commerce company.

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PBS Korea

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PBS Korea is an online platform for beauty products and consumer goods.

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RecoPick

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RecoPick offers a recommendation-based big data services platform that enables companies to increase sales and conversion rates.

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BOBSNU

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BOBSNU is an e-commerce company selling cosmetics and vegan products.

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Hnsmall

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Hnsmall is a Korean online shopping site.

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Mommaeat

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Mommaeat is a Korea based O2O shopping mart.

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Xenics

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Xenics is an e-commerce shopping platform that provides chairs, mouse, keyboards, computer accessories, and refurbished products.

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Togle

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Togle is a shopping mall integrated management solution.

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YOUNGPOONG BOOKSTORE

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YOUNGPOONG BOOKSTORE is an e-commerce platform that offers books.

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Dain Food

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Dain Food is a shopping & retail platform of food products.

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MAEL

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MAEL is an online shop that sells products used to learn Korean and English words for kids.

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MASSTIGE DECO

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MASSTIGE DECO is an online shop for furniture products.

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Travel Mate

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Travel Mate is an e-commerce platform that offers travel bags and accessories.

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the Little Cat

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the Little Cat is a manufacturer of the cat exercise wheel.

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SHINSEGAE DUTY FREE

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SHINSEGAE DUTY FREE is a shopping space provider company .

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Lotte Duty Free

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Lotte Duty Free is a chain of domestic duty-free shops in Korea.

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AMK Korea

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AMK Korea is an international trading company that focuses primarily on exporting and distributing eco-friendly and organic products.

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VING

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VING is an e-commerce company.

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Metree

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Metree is a distributor of chicken breast processed products.

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SIDIZ

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SIDIZ manufactures and distributes furniture products.

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Footcarelab

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Footcarelab is a foot care brand that constantly researches and develops products for confident and healthy feet.

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HUG&GROW

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HUG&GROW is an e-commerce company that provides fingernail stickers, bottles, diapers and strollers for children and babies.

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Boonco

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Boonco is a family home care brand that provides safer household items for your family, dog and home.

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Dr. Martin Airwear Korea

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Dr. Martin Airwear Korea is an online store for boots, shoes, sandals, clothing, bags and accessories.

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Interpark Qubridge

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Interpark Qubridge is an online purchasing software for office supplies, IT and software products.

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LENS ME

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LENS ME is an e-commerce platform for women’s contact lenses.

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Agabang & Company

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Agabang & Company manufactures and supplies baby clothing.

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Lunchbox

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Lunchbox is an e-commerce platform that provides different styles of t-shirts products.

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ePOST

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ePOST is a Post Office Shopping.

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Meblic Perfume

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Meblic Perfume is an e-commerce platform for perfume products.

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Cher Ground

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Cher Ground is a startup that engaged in fashion business such as wholesale market buying, settlement and promotion.

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Zenrico

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Zenrico is an e-commerce platform for women’s and men’s clothing.

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ablue

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ablue is an online marketplace for cobble chair.

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Bullang Girl

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Bullang Girl is an online shopping store that provides clothes, bags, shoes, and other accessories products.

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EnjoyQuilt

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EnjoyQuilt is an online handicraft shopping platform.

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MADGOAT

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MADGOAT is an e-commerce platform that offers clothing products.

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Sweet Space

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Sweet Space is an online shop for food and beverage products.

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Intercommerce

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Intercommerce is a cross-border e-commerce oriented company that offers shopping services.

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Byapps

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Byapps develops apps for shopping.

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Summerce Platform

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Summerce Platform provides mobile, domestic, and overseas shopping services.

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Meat Friends

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Meat Friends is an online shopping mall specializing in livestock products.

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Plus B2B

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Plus B2B is an e-commerce platform for corporate gifts.

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The Drip

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The Drip is a coffee company that imports and distributes green beans and coffee.

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Hieuro

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Hieuro is an e-commerce website that offers consumer products.

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JLab Cosmetics

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Jlab cosmetics is a korean wave-based makeup artist cosmetic brand .

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Boastfit

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Boastfit is an online shop for sporting goods.

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AVEC TOI

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AVEC TOI is an online/offline kids fashion platform that introduces designer kids brands.

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PLAN.J

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PLAN.J is an e-commerce platform for women’s clothing.

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Iopet

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Iopet is an online marketplace for pet products.

Written by Mark Smith

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