The monthly active users (MAU) of WeChat increased by 8.2% YoY or 3.2% QoQ to 1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2020. The peak engagements are right before lunch and after work.
China’s market for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) for at-home consumption remained robust in 2018, despite general concerns about a slowdown. Total spending on FMCG rose 5.2%, a slight increase over last year’s 4.7% gain. Overall, the two-speed growth scenario Kantar identified in 2016 has continued to evolve, with home care and personal care categories growing […]
Founded in 2018, Shihuituan is a gourmet community e-commerce service platform. It focuses on fruits and vegetables as well as household items targeting the community as the entry point.
The total spending of the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) recorded moderate value growth of 2.4% in the 12 weeks ending March 22, 2019, compared to the same period in 2018, according to Kantar Worldpanel China. Non-food, especially personal care categories, maintained a robust growth while the food and beverage sector showed a weaker performance of […]
Sales of China’s fast-moving consumer goods grew by 6.3% year-on-year in Q3 2018. E-commerce saw sales growing by 43.6% in Q3 2018, accounting for 10.6% of the total FMCG market. Taobao and Tmall together was well ahead of JD and YHD. 19.4% of shoppers purchased FMCG from Alibaba platforms in the past 12 weeks. Sun Art Group […]
China’s growth of FMCG sales is weaker in Q1 2018 compared with previous quarters, while new retail accelerates the online and offline integration. Kantar Worldpanel reports that the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market in the first quarter of 2018 was relatively weak with value growing by just 2.3% in the latest 12 weeks compared to […]
Convenient stores are historically the best performing type in China’s traditional retail market as you can see from the chart below of different types of retail stores in China.
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) views the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market and industry in China with increasing optimism going into the second half of 2017. On the backs of China’s ongoing supply side reforms, MOFCOM sees an upswing in innovation and internal market development. 2016 saw a rapid increase in the number of […]
The spending growth of China’s FMCG market showed to 2.9% in 2016 from 3.5% in 2015, according to Kantar Worldpanel. The growth of hypermarkets, supermarkets, and convenience stores slowed to a growth rate of just 0.7% in 2016。
Online and convenience stores in China are enjoying strong momentum while supermarket growth continuously slowed and hypermarket sales even declined according to Kantar Worldpanel.