Vipshop’s total active customers grew by 6% year-on-year to 29.8 million in Q2 2018. 85% of customers were repeat customers and approximately 96% of orders were placed by repeat customers, according to its unaudited financial results for Q2 2018.
In Q2 2018, Jingdong (JD.com) formed a partnership with iQiyi for paid video memberships, launched its AI platform, received investment from Google. More brands such as Balenciaga and Muji launched their stores on JD.com.
Tencent saw its first decline in profit since Q3 2005. WeChat total MAUs grew about 10% to 1,057.7 million. Overall, both QQ and QZone saw a decrease in their MAUs in this quarter.
Moblie live streaming is flourishing in several verticals in China, especially for the entertainment live streaming with over 60% penetration rate. The entertainment live streaming obtained nearly 89 million active users, up by 8.4% over the last quarter in March 2018. On average, each user opened up 5 times their entertainment live streaming apps and spent 43.8 […]
The transactions of online payment in China totaled exceeded US$3 billion in 2017, with a decrease of 0.5% from 2016. China’s mobile payment had 562 million users in 2017, up by 21.6% over 2016. It is estimated to reach 650 billion users by the end of 2018. The transactions of online payment totaled 20.751 billion yuan […]
As of 30 June 2018, China’s movie box office reached 32.03 billion yuan (US$4.7 bn), increased by roughly 18% compared with 27.19 billion yuan (US$3.99 bn) in H1 2018, according to the State Film Bureau. Movie theatre attendance totaled 900 million, up by 15.3% compared with 780 million in H1 2017. Domestic movie box office […]
In July 2018, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in China grew by 2.1% year-on-year to 102.1, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China. Specifically, the CPI grew up by 2.1% in cities, 2.0% in rural areas, 0.5% in food, 2.4% in non-food, 1.8% in consumer goods, and 2.5% in services respectively. On average […]
The transactions of China’s online travel market reached US$32.94 billion in the first quarter of 2018. Ctrip and Qunar combined accounted over half of the whole market, followed by Alibaba affiliated Fliggy. Online transportation remains the major part of the online tourism market, compared with accommodation and vacations. The total transactions of China’s online travel market reached […]
More than 87 million Chinese people watched the final between France and Croatia live. The 64 games attracted 440 million TV audiences, accounting for 34.15% of all Chinese TV audiences.
Weibo’s monthly active users (“MAUs”) had a net addition of approximately 70 million users year over year and reached 431 million in June 2018 according to its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Mobile MAUs represented 93% of MAUs.
The mobile banking apps in China obtained 27.98 million DAUs in Q1 2018, up 12.6% over the previous quarter. ICBC, CCB, and mobile banking of ICBC took the top three places with average DAUs of 6.313 million, 4.342 million, and 4.327 million respectively. While seeing from the number of average daily app launches, ICBC took the […]
The growth rate of the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) in China accelerated during Q2 2018, with annual value growth hitting 4.7%, higher than 2.3% recorded in Q1 and also higher than 4.3% for the whole year of 2017. In the 12 weeks ending June 15, growth for modern trade channels (including hypermarkets, supermarkets, and convenience […]