“We are thrilled to collaborate with Xiu.com. This partnership is highly significant because it allows us the unique opportunity to export the highest quality, ethical, American brands to the previously near impenetrable Chinese market for the first time. Our goal is to become the global benchmark within the sustainable and ethical online marketplace.” Paolo Fidanza / JP Selects CEO & Co-Founder
Internet penetration in China now reaches 28% of the population, with 187 million people shopping online in 2011. This continues to be a rapid growing trend, with an estimated 360 million Chinese people expected to become online shoppers by 2015.
Backed by $100 million investment from KPCB and Warburg Pincus, Xiu.com has 1,300 employees and offices and warehouses in Shenzhen, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
“Xiu’s mission statement is ‘To bring the best of the world to China.’ By introducing JP Selects’ brands and products we can help satisfy China’s exploding demand for quality sustainable, eco-friendly and organic products.” Xiu.com
John Paul Mitchell Systems Co-Founder and Patron Spirits Owner, John Paul DeJoria launched JP Selects in 2011, almost a year later the online eco-conscious retail company has evolved becoming the premier marketplace for products that are best for the consumers and better for the world.
About JP Selects
JP Selects is an online marketplace for products made with uncompromising principles by brands who pride themselves on the quality of their products and giving back. JP Selects scouts the USA and the World for the best up and coming brands and entrepreneurs. Every brand on JP Selects is vetted and tested by the JP Selects team to ensure the quality of their products and the sustainability of their production. Giving back isn't a novelty, it's a way of life. Beyond using sustainable resources, respecting the environment, and treating their employees with humanity, every brand approved on JP Selects give a portion of their profits to select causes. Every time a purchase is made on JP Selects, a portion of that sale goes to a social and/or environmental cause. JP Selects co-founder John Paul DeJoria is also the co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems, Patron Spirits, and ROK. He is a renowned humanitarian who, from humble beginnings, has dedicated his life's work to improving the well being of millions of people across the world.