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Casual wear shopping at Shishi

Updated: 24 Mar 2008
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Shishi has created a world-class casual-wear center in recent years. Shoppers can easily travel to this garment city from neighbouring cities such as Xiamen, Jinjiang or Quanzhou.

 

Here, shoppers can get Hong Kong or Taipei latest fashion clothing but at factory prices. The bargain is every where, and if you are not good at haggling, don’t worry. As the prices are set at rock bottom and no bargaining is necessary. You have already got the best deal.

 

 

 Here, shoppers can get Hong Kong or Taipei latest fashion clothing but at factory prices. The bargain is every where, and if you are not good at haggling, don’t worry. As the prices are set at rock bottom and no bargaining is necessary. You have already got the best deal  

 

Just a stone throw away from Xiamen; driving to Shishi from Xiamen takes only an hour and a half. If you wish to stay over night in the city, you can check in Powerlong Hotel in Jinjiang.

 

If you wish to fly into Shishi, Quanzhou or Jinjiang, choose to stay at Powerlong Hotel. It is a five star hotel (room rate starts from 400rmb per night) and is only 4km from the Airport. Conveniently located in Jinjiang and between Shishi and Quanzhou, the hotel is 15 minutes to Quanzhou CBD and 20 minutes to Shishi.

 

You can make the hotel booking at Apple Travel’s shops in Xiamen or in Jinjiang. You can also visit www.appletravel.cn to book on-line.

 

Garment industry in Shishi

 

Enjoying the advantage of being experimental zone under the policy reforms and the reputation of China's Famous Town of Casual Wear, the city of Shishi is keen to become a world-class leisure garment center.

 

 

Shishi casual wear centre is Asia biggest, here you can find all wears under one retail and wholesales cluster

 

 

Alongside the process of globalization, the textile and garment manufacturing sector in China is forming industry clusters to stay competitive. As China's Famous Town of Casual Wear, Shishi's textile and garment industry has become a pillar of the city's economy and a driver of future economic growth.

Located in the southeast coast of Fujian Province with a long coastal line around it, Shishi is an experimental zone of the province as well as a window to Taiwan Strait. Described as a glistening star on the western coast of the Strait, Shishi's economic output hit RMB17.033 billion last year, and the top 10 counties (cities) of the province and one to the top 100 counties (cities) in China.

Shishi Clothing City is one of the top 10 garment wholesale markets in China. Opened in April in 2006, the clothing city covering 1100 acreage of land, 450,00 square meters of floor space, was invested with RMB 1.5 billion. It is expected to become an international garment logistics and distribution center, providing a foundation for international access to Fujian-style garments.

Besides, China's fifth largest textile market, Shishi Textile Market generates some RMB 10 billion worth of sales each year. Shishi is also an important sewing machine market in China.

 

 Specialty store, integrating wholesale and retail sales in one city. Apart from setting up large-scale sourcing centers, Shishi's garment enterprises have also opened more than 10,000 exclusive stores, alliance stores and franchised stores around China


In recent years, Shishi garment enterprises have been setting up retail chains, franchising and e-commerce, integrating wholesale and retail sales in one city. Apart from setting up large-scale sourcing centers, Shishi's garment enterprises have also opened more than 10,000 exclusive stores, alliance stores and franchised stores around China, and more than 300 offices overseas, including a Shishi Town in the Middle East.

 

 

SOURCE: Apple Travel Team

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