Leading smartphone brands have tightened their grip of urban China market. In the three months ending October 2017, the top five brands – Huawei (including sub-brand Honor), Xiaomi, Apple, Vivo and OPPO – made up 91% of smartphone sales in urban China, compared to 79% a year earlier, according to the latest smartphone OS data […]
In 2025, e-commerce will represent 10% of all FMCG spend. China and US will lead in volume growth while China and Korea will be fastest growing markets.
Compared with other countries, Chinese patients spend much more time online looking for medical information, and more likely to request a prescription change.
About 10 years ago, Chinese young people jokingly named each year’s November 11 as “Singles Day” because all digits for this day are the lonesome “1”. Alibaba Group saw a commercial opportunity and in 2009 launched an online sales festival to “celebrate” the Singles Day. Now it has become the world’s largest e-commerce as Alibaba’s […]
More than 70% of new TV dramas partnered with Weibo in the first half of 2017. The top 30 TV dramas accounted for 93% of all TV drama-related Weibo impressions. Huge Weibo fan bases also unlocked more revenue opportunities for TV dramas according to Kantar. Weibo has become the most important marketing and promotion platform […]
Chinese urban consumers’ spending in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in the third quarter of 2017 grew by 3.6% from a year ago, indicating a clear recovery.
For the first time in history, digital ad spends surpassed TV in 2016 and accounted for half of total media budget according to “This Year, Next Year: China Media Forecasts” by GroupM. It also forecasted that the digital spend would be increased to 57.2% of the total ad spend in China in 2017, and TV […]