In January 2015, eastmoney.com had daily user coverage of 14.85 million, ranking top among China’s financial websites by total reach, followed by ce.cn and hexun.com according to data from iResearch.
In China, over 40% housewives manage finance in families and they contribute to 60% domestic consumption revenue. China female internet users are playing more and more important role in China internet.
Kantar Worldpanel’s latest research showed that iOS market share was decreasing in 2 months in the US, Germany, Britain, Italy and Spain in 2015. However, in China, iOS market share was still growing in four consecutive months since November 2014.
Apple’s revenues in China were US$27 billion in 2014. According to Newzoo’s report, Apple has been the top technology brand in China by revenues, which is twice bigger than Huawei (US$17.5 billion) and Lenovo (US$14.7 billion), and nearly three times than Tencent in 2014.
On 20 April 2015, China Press and Publication Academy released the report of the 12th national reading survey which included reading on WeChat for the first time. The report showed that on average a Chinese adult reads on WeChat twice a day for over 40 minutes.
In March 2015, the total retail sales of China consumer goods reached RMB2,272.3 billion (US$371.516 billion), up by 10.2% year-on-year according to National Bureau of Statistics of China.
China online travel was a RMB307.79 billion (US$50.33 billion) market with an increase of 38.9% in 2014 according to iResearch. Online ticket market, online hotel booking market and online vacation exceeded RMB193.07 billion (US$31.57 billion), RMB63.25 billion (US$10.34 billion) and RMB44.88 billion (US$7.33 billion) respectively in 2014.
According to news on press conference on 3 February 2015, the number of China travelers to countryside in 2014 was over 1.2 billion person-trips. China countryside now can provide various kinds of service for travelers around the world.
China online shopping market is becoming mature. The e-commerce providers now are exploring markets in rural areas in China. Alibaba, Jingdong and other e-commerce giants are making efforts in online shopping market. Tencent’s latest research shows China’s rural online shoppers have great potential.
Average daily leisure time in China is 2.55 hours, which is more than three years ago (2.16 hours) according to CCTV’s latest research on China economic life. One third of Chinese leisure time is spent on the internet, especially on mobile phones in China. The research also shows that high-income group are those who have […]
As the core source for mobile phone service system, ROM is more and more important in mobile internet times. In a survey conducted by Tencent, 80% China smartphone user respondents rooted their smartphones in 2014.
In 2014, the total value by revenue of China internet market was RMB637.73 billion (US$104.15 billion) with 74.4% in revenue via PC. Alibaba’s market value exceeded RMB253.41 billion (US$41.38 billion), ranking top among all China internet companies in 2014, followed by Tencent and Baidu according to data of iResearch.
Alibaba’s latest research shows that their e-tailers’ desired marketing were Taobao affiliate marketing (73%), SNS (50%), online ad placement (49%) and content marketing (33%) according to a questionnaire involving 38,000 respondents in 2015.
Weibo has been one of the indispensable mobile apps among China internet users with the popularity of smartphones. Weibo conducted a survey on smartphone development involving 100 million active smart device logging in Weibo in Q4 2014. More devices used logging in Weibo are China’s domestic brands. Among top 10 new smart device on Weibo […]
2015 will be a year full of opportunities and challenges for China mobile gaming market. China female mobile gaming users still have much potential and their habit of paying for games is expected to develop according to DataEye. Various gaming companies are sparing no efforts to attract gaming users.