Image Credit: Global E-Businessmen Viya, the so-called Taobao blogger who “earn a house in one night”, broke her own record in this year’s Tmall Double 11 with over 300 million yuan in sales. Her followers will buy whatever she recommends without even reading the product, according to a report from Global E-Businessmen. Viya clocked off […]
WeChat (1,079.65 million units), QQ (669.8 million units), and Tencent Video (558.83 million units) were the top three platforms for delivering news feed ads in terms of monthly active devices. Qutoutiao, Sina Sports, and Hilamaya FM grew fastest. When it comes to the ranking of top mobile news feed ads platforms, Tencent’s WeChat, QQ, and Tencent Video […]
Total cross-border e-commerce transactions were projected to hit 9.1 trillion yuan (US$1.33T) with 101 million haitao users by the end of 2018. 67.7% of users went to cross-border e-commerce platforms buying overseas for the first time. Haitao is the act of Chinese buying overseas either through online platforms or individual agents. China’s imports and exports increased […]
China’s local brands accounted for 98% of the domestic market in 2017, with a 7.7% increase in sales value. 67% of local insurgents grew at least two times faster than their category average. These local insurgents typically sell their products for above-average prices. 22% of makeup brands in 2013 were no longer in the market or had a negligible […]
Huawei topped with the highest retention rate of 21.2% while iPhone scored 61.5% in loyalty. Smartphones priced below 3,000 yuan accounted for over 80% of sales volume in Q3 2018. JD.com took 52% share of the smartphone e-commerce market, followed by Tmall.com (24%). Huawei held the highest retention rate of 21.1% among Chinese smartphone users, meaning every […]
Monthly active users of Momo reached 110.5 million in September 2018, compared with 94.4 million the prior year period, according to its unaudited financial results. Total paying users of Momo’s live video service and value-added services, including 3.6 million paying users of Tantan, were 12.5 million for Q3 2018, an increase of 71.23% year-on-year.
43 million Chinese traveled overseas in Q3 2018 according to COTRI, an increase of 10% year-on-year. A slow decline compared with the growth of 17% in Q1 and 16% in Q2.
Tik Tok topped the ranking of mobile apps with most downloads on Apple App Store in China in October 2018. PUBG, iQiyi, Tencent Video, and Xiaohongshu all retained their positions. Toutiao, Qutoutiao, and Xianyu made big progress. Tencent’s Honor of Kings still earned most. Eight out of the top best earners were game apps.
21 Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies reached over 100 million urban households. P&G and Yili led the race, reaching over 160 million families. Nongfu Spring, Haday, and Dali are fastest growers.
What have Chinese consumers bought during Tmall Double 11, the world’s largest e-commerce shopping event? Which categories are big winners? How much have they spent? Do people regret spending too much? Nearly 70% of respondents were buying “more than last year” (35%) or “same as last year” (33%). Apparel was still the most popular one among […]
Chinese smart speaker users were expected to surge by 885% to 34.2 million by the end of 2018, representing 4.2% of overall internet users. China and America combined accounting for 70% of global smart speaker market in terms of sales. The top four vendors were Amazon, Google, Alibaba, and Xiaomi. Baidu’s DuerOS is potential to subvert the smart […]
Chinese cross-border e-commerce players took advantage of Black Friday to launch a big promotion for imported goods. To some extent, Black Friday is more distinct in theme for cross-border e-commerce than Double 11. Sales of many direct delivery products were more than doubled on JD.com. NetEase Kaola saw sales exceeding the entire sales of last year’s […]