China’s automotive market in 2017 reached record-breaking sales of 28.879 million units with an increase by 3%, having maintained its position as the world’s largest car market for the ninth consecutive year. China new energy automotive sales saw a 53.3% growth in 2017 on a year-on-year basis; the market share of own brand passenger car […]
Tencent achieved 61% year-on-year revenue growth to RMB65,210 million (USD9,825 million), driven primarily by smartphone games and PC games, payment-related services, digital content subscriptions and sales, and online advertising.
Mobile advertising spends of internet services in China are the largest category in the first half of 2017, followed by Food & Beverage, IT products, and retail. P&G is the largest mobile advertiser with over 500 million yuan total spending, followed by Unilever and Shanghai General Motors (SGM). Mobile search (33%) is the top channel […]
The growth of online advertising in China has proceeded in lockstep with the general growth of the “internet economy” there, such that for the last two years growth has topped 25% every quarter. In Q2 2017, the total market for online advertising reached 86.16 billion yuan (US$12.96 billion), with year-on-year growth of 28.5%. The market […]
Adidas recently released its first foray into Weibo Story advertising, a series of four short videos promoting a new product line. Climbing the learning curve Watching the video, it becomes clear that their first effort has some shortcomings: not once, in all four videos, does the Adidas logo appear, while the Adidas heartbeat associated with […]
Online advertising in China has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past few years, driven by ever-increasing internet penetration and a cutting-edge mobile internet industry; in a nation where most users access the internet through smartphones and tablets, the advertising and content-generation industries have moved from imitating Western models to forging their own path […]
In 2017, Saint Laurent, Lancôme, Dior, L’Oréal, and other top-of-the-line international makeup brands arranged WeChat Moments advertising during major holidays to publicize their own lipstick products. If promoting a diamond as a symbol of love and loyalty is among the most classic examples of marketing history, then turning lipstick into the preferred symbol of love […]
According to the report released by CTR Media Intelligence, China’s overall advertising market increased 0.4% YoY in the first half of 2017. Compared to last year in which the growth is 0.1%, Chinese advertising market is increasing slightly and the market shows a new round of stability. Radio is the only increasing media of the traditional […]
Since its launch in 2016, WeChat Moments advertising, with its full-screen immersive browsing, speedy load times, and other advantages, has been the tool of choice for many advertisers. In order to better enable such users, WeChat has released updated features for its advertising platform, introducing a fully-customizable promotion function. What is the custom promotion page? […]
The total number of monthly active users on WeChat reached 963 million, an increase of 19.5% YoY according to Tencent’s latest financial results. QQ MAUs dropped 3.9% to 662 million.
55% of China social app users reported having bought or paid for goods or services on a social app, and of those who have made purchases, more than half were between 50 and 250 yuan, with more than 90% below 1000 yuan according to iResearch.
China social ads market totaled 6.73 billion yuan in the first quarter of 2017 with an increase of 46.4% YoY or -6.5% QoQ according to data from Analysis.