All Posts

Temu Surpasses Shein to Dominate Mobile Apps in Japan and South Korea

Chinese fast fashion retailer Temu has emerged as a dominant force in Japan and South Korea's app markets, surpassing its rival Shein after a successful expansion into Western markets. Here's what you need to know:

  • Backed by PDD Holdings, Temu has rapidly expanded its footprint and is now available in over 40 countries, generating more than $1 billion in monthly transaction value, according to Goldman Sachs.
  • Temu has overtaken Shein in Japan and South Korea, consistently ranking #1 in daily iOS & Google Play shopping app downloads.
  • In the Japanese market, Temu reached four million downloads in 121 days, outpacing Shein, Mercari, and Amazon. In South Korea, Temu achieved 2 million downloads in 88 days, the fastest among top shopping apps.
  • Temu's rise in popularity is attributed to its parent company PDD's robust supply chain and marketing strengths, along with strategic investments, low prices, promotions, and successful referral campaigns.

Read the full article

Learn More About Temu and Shein

Learn more about their growth, success, social media metrics, ad count, and more within their Charm Brand Reports.

Screen Shot 2023-11-16 at 2.15.41 PM

View the full brand report for Temu

Screen Shot 2023-11-16 at 2.17.56 PMView the full brand report for Shein

Having difficulty viewing some of this information? Sign in or upgrade your account now.

Have questions about Charm? Attend our upcoming Charm 101 webinar to hear from our Customer Success Managers about how to build the perfect pipeline and find ecommerce insights with Charm.

Questions about Charm?

Attend our monthly Charm webinar where our Customer Success Managers will show you how Charm can help you grow your business.

Book a Demo

Let's Get Started

Join the top companies around the world that are using Charm to close deals.