Forbes shared their idea of which are the top 25 cities in China in terms of commerce, innovation, operation cost and developed tourism. Shanghai appeared for 4 times in the top 3 as the best commercial city, the best innovative city, city with highest operation cost and city with most developed tourism. First tier cities, […]
Top 15 Most Popular Topics on Weibo 2012
Liu Xiang’s withdraw in 2012 Olympics, the 18th Party Congress and some extremely popular online expressions. Chinese netizens had been more active on weibo platforms in 2012. Take a look of top 15 most popular topics on Sina Weibo in 2012 and you will know better of your potential consumers.
How Online Advertisers Pay in China in 2012
Take a look of how online advertisers pay in China and you may generate a new plan in your mind. CPT is short for Cost Per Time, a comparatively fixed charging model. Most websites or blogs will charge for a certain sum of money per month, which assures their stable advertisement income. But the advertising […]
The Changing E-commerce of China, Japan and America
What are the trends of e-commerce in China, Japan and the USA? Data are offering some insights. Unlike China, American and Japanese consumers mainly use credit cards for payment Compared with the USA and Japan, Chinese consumers are far keener to e-commerce transactions Hot categories of these three countries include books, clothes and ornaments Transnational […]
Total Taobao Sales Exceeded 1 Trillion Yuan in 2012
Recently, Alibaba Group announced that by Nov 30 in 2012, total Taobao sales (including Tmall and Taobao.com) exceeded 1 trillion yuan (USD160 Billion). Great Potential of Domestic Consumption During last month’ Bachelor’s Day Promotion, Taobao accomplished sales of 19.1 billion yuan (USD3.07 billion) in only one day. Not only did this figure reflected the strong consumer […]
China Online Video Market Update Q3 2012
The latest statistics from iResearch showed that China online video market reached 2.66 billion uuan (USD430 million) in Q3 2012, with the QoQ growth of 16.2% and YoY growth of 37.2%. As the major part of online video revenue sources, the online video advertising market is 2.01 billion yuan (USD320 million) in Q3, with the […]
China Total Mobile Internet Users Reaching 400 Million
The total number of China Internet users as well as mobile internet user is experiencing steady growth ever since 2008. The total number of China mobile Internet users is close to 400 million by the end of the first half in 2012.
China Search Engine Market Update in October 2012
Compared with September, total visits to Baidu increased and its market share by visits went up to 61%, keeping its safe lead in this field. Moreover, Bing is experiencing an obvious growth ever since its strategy adjustment. Qihoo’s 360 search engine is now the second most visited search engine in China after Baidu.
40% Chinese Netizens Interested in Items Shared by SNS Friends
CNNIC reported that nearly 80% of Chinese netizens pay close attention to commercial information on social networking sites. In September, the average visits per user on a single day is 2.2 times, 11 minutes.
Smart TVs Gained Popularity in China
Following the global trend of smart TVs’ popularity, 40% of the TVs that shipped in China in Q2 were web-enabled. According to NPD’s October 2012 DisplaySearch “Quarterly Smart TV Shipment and Forecast Report”, “this was an increase from 26% of televisions shipped in Q2 2011”. This increase is quite reasonable. Firstly, most TV users are […]
China B2C E-commerce Market 2010-2016
In 2012, the number of China online shopping users reached 220 million, far exceeding 150 million in the U.S according to eMarketer. It is estimated that there will be 423.4 million internet users who make at least one purchase in 2016.
Total Taobao Sales on Bachelor’s Day Exceeded USD 3 Billion
Bachelor’s Day now has less to do with one’s relationship but more about online shopping. Total transactions on Taobao and B2C shopping mall Tmall.com reached 19.1 billion yuan (or about USD 3.07 billion).
China Online Payment Transaction Scaled 976.4 Billion Yuan in Q3 2012
According to EnfoDesk, the total transaction of China online payment market reached 976.4 billion Yuan (USD156.4 bilion) in the third quarter. The QoQ growth was 13.1% and the YoY growth was 73%. Influenced by National Day holidays and other business trips, online payment transaction for travel booking experienced obvious increase. And some emerging markets like […]
China Top 20 B2C Online Retailers by Web Traffic in Sep 2012
In Sep 2012, Tmall was catching up with 360buy and the gap was gradually reduced. Meanwhile, Suning slipped one spot to the fourth and Vancl even dropped off the top 10. With the coming “11.11”, so-called Bachelor’s Day, we can expect to see fierce competition among China B2C online retailers.
Free Music Download in China to End Soon
The Evening Post reported, free music download in China is to be ended on Dec 31. Most online music platforms like Baidu Music, QQ Music, Duomi, Kugou are going to charge for music download services. However, this is a special thing for high-quality copyrighted music download while the online streaming is still free.