The mysterious Chinese fashion app that's as popular as Amazon CNN – Business | August 15, 2021 Every night before bed, Anushka Sachan whips out her phone to log into an app. Sachan checks the Shein app daily for the same reason many others do: to get points. The more you get, the more you can save on purchases. Shein awards them to customers for everything from opening the app to watching live streams and entering outfit design contests.