AliExpress is an online retail platform based in China. Launched in 2010, it is part of the Alibaba Group, the second largest ecommerce giant.
AliExpress hosts thousands of small businesses in China, Singapore and many other locations across the world, boasting over 2 million active sellers, and 150 million active users. It helps Chinese businesses reach international buyers by connecting business and buyers directly.
AliExpress provides B2B, B2C and C2C services. It is also often used by online stores using the dropshipping model.