Nine brands entered the BrandZ™ Global Top 100 2019 as newcomers, the greatest number of newcomers since 2015. The make-up of the newcomers also demonstrates some of the drivers of volatility. Six of the nine newcomer brands come from Asia, including four Chinese brands. Six brands are in technology or technology-related categories, and several brands […]
Traditional out-of-home advertising showed a downtrend in spending in China. Both real estate and construction industry reduced out-of-home ad spending by 37.1% year-on-year. Xiaomi, Ele.me, KFC, and Didi were among the top ad buyers.
Within the online travel market, Ctrip and Qunar were the two biggest players while Fliggy was a distant third. In June 2018, Ctrip had 10.94 million DAU, with penetration rate at 16.1%. While both Qunar (9.22 million) and Alibaba-affiliated Fliggy (2.21 million) saw declines in DAU. WeChat Mini-Programs might be the next opportunity for some […]
Apple and Xiaomi are found most relevant to the lives of China’s Gen-Y and Gen-Z consumers according to RTG Consulting Group.
MIT Technology Review lists Baidu as the second smartest company after Amazon in the world.
Car-hailing apps have over 60% penetration rate across all city tiers and age groups in China. 84.7% users from China’s first-tier cities use car-hailing services; and, they used car-hailing apps 8.7 times on average in the past month according to an FT research.
Didi, Uber’s China Rival, announced a total number of 1.43 billion orders in 2015 including taxi, private car, carpooling, bus, test drive, corporate service and other services. And, the total number of registered Didi users had reached 250 million by the end of 2015.
Despite the continuous weak growth and even decline in smartphone sales in China, major domestic mobile phone manufacturers still set a “big leap” of shipping target in H1 2015. Although foreign brands iPhone and Samsung still held a large market share, domestic brands as Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi and TCL etc. all set their phone sales […]
Uber China finished nearly US$1 billion financing from Baidu, China Credit Bank, and other large enterprises in China, which made its valuation approximately US$7.5 billion. However, this hasn’t been confirmed by Uber. Uber has also been financing, and the current valuation is about US$51 billion, surpassing the Chinese mobile phone manufacturers Xiaomi to be the […]
Kuaidi and Didi mobile car calling apps still rank first in China’s car calling market by usage rate according to iiMedia Research. Carpooling will become the next focus of competitions in China’s car calling market.
In the costly-spending O2O field, almost all firms have a grievous history of fraud transactions and anti-fraud transactions. Uber, Didi, and other vehicle calling services have become the trades favoured by many over the past two years, due to their high-profile spending of scores of millions US dollars every day.
In Q1 2015 in China, the top 3 private car service apps were Didi private car (including Yihao private car), Yidao yongche and Uber by total number of active users. EnfoDesk estimates that China private car service will strengthen its service and become the first choice for tier-1 and tier-2 citizens in the near future.
Chinese consumers can save spend when they choose apps that offer subsidies or Hongbao, coupon nowadays. In the internet times, many apps would provide subsidies to acquire users, which further changes people’s lifestyle in China. Tencent carried out a survey about consumers’ long term behavior about apps with subsidies offers and those without subsidies. 50% of […]
As of 30 September 2014, the number of China taxi app users was 154 million. Kuaidi and Didi Dache apps are the two most popular taxi apps in China. Kuaidi had 54.4% market share by total number of users, followed by Didi Dache with 44.9% according to data in report of China taxi app market in Q3 2014 published […]
In a survey conducted by Tencent, 17% respondents said it’s convenient for their daily transport with taxi service mobile apps while 45% had no idea about what such mobile app is. Since 26% respondents thought it still needs to improve and many Chinese mobile users are not aware of taxi service mobile app, there is […]