JD (Jingdong)‘s net revenues grew by 22.9% to US$122 billion in the second quarter of 2019. Its annual active customer accounts increased to 321.3 million and there is a total number of 220,000 merchants on its online marketplace. The company’s adjusted EPS rose 560% to $0.33.
Data-driven, social media and omnichannel are the focuses of digital marketing growth for luxury brands, while “young”, “geographic concentration” and “social” are the keywords that best describe the trend of luxury brand marketing in China. A recent report, jointly published by Tencent Advertising and Boston Consulting Group, revealed three major pain points for luxury brand […]
Chinese consumers were expected to contribute 40% sales to the global luxury goods market and hence drive 75% of this market’s growth. 58% of luxury goods consumers were the youthful population. 58% of them located at tier-2, tier-3, and lower-tier cities. Mobile occupied 54% of luxury goods consumers’ attention. 58% of consumers prefer collecting information online and buy luxury goods through […]
Alibaba’s annual active consumers increased by 25 million and reached 601 million in the 12 months ended September 30, 2018. Alibaba delivered robust revenue growth of 54% for quarter Q3 2018. Taobao mobile app saw a total of 666 million MAUs.
The leading Chinese luxury e-commerce platform Secoo’s active customers almost doubled in Q2 2018 to 255.5 thousand from 129.3 thousand for Q2 2017. Its GMV reached 1,653.4 million yuan (US$249.9 million), representing an increase of 44.7% from 1,142.6 million yuan in Q2 2017.
Gogoboi, a fashion blogger who has exclusively released GIVENCHY handbags on Wechat, now works exclusively with GUCCI to launch the GUCCI 2017 Holiday series. On one hand, this is the first time that GUCCI has authorized the sale of products on a third-party platform in China. On the other hand, this also indicates that the […]
Three major trends are shaping China’s luxury market today: expansion of luxury brands into everyday categories, increased attention towards niche brands and personalization, and “normalization” of online sales of luxury goods. On August 21st, CBNData and Tmall published a report entitled “Luxury Consumption Trends in the Era of New Retail, 2017”. Using Alibaba’s consumer data […]
Deloitte released the “2017 China Whitepaper on Luxury Consumption online”, hoping to answer two questions: Who are the consumers buying luxury goods in China, and what are their consumption habits? The answers may be surprising; China is second only to the United States as the world’s largest market for luxury goods, and the average age […]
China’s retail market has seen huge shifts in consumer preferences and buying habits over the past decade, a trend which has only accelerated in the past few years. To cope with the changes, retailers are rushing into the high-end market and integrating on- and offline retail experiences into a seamless package, selling experiences and quality […]
US dollar-adjusted prices for equivalent items are on average over 50 percent higher in China than in Italy and France.The price difference can vary widely across countries, eg. between China and France. Both Mainland China and Hong Kong experiences a slowdown in luxury goods spending continually, with economic uncertainty dampening consumer confidence. Background on Luxury […]
China’s fashion bloggers maximize their business value – from sashaying down the fashion walkways as models, designing their own clothing line, acting as brand ambassadors and now to even doing direct sales of luxury goods. Besides engaging influencers (commonly known as KOL) as brand ambassadors or design collaborations, luxury brands now can sell their bags […]
Jingdong (JD.com) net revenues for the second quarter of 2017 were 93.2 billion yuan (US$213.7 billion), an increase of 43.6% from the second quarter of 2016.
With the engagement of Internet celebrities and key opinion leaderships (KOLs), a new way has been paved in luxury brand marketing in China. Other than inviting online celebrities and KOLs to endorse the products and sometimes collaborating with them to produce new designer items, luxury brand companies have also started to sell their designer products […]
Recently, French beauty product retailer L’Occitane is opening the first Café in mainland China (Nanjing). As the brand competition becomes more and more fierce, skincare brands have to develop various by-businesses to attract and maintain more customers.
Retailer websites or apps are the first digital information source in all countries – most notably in the USA, UK, Germany, France and China according to a survey by Digitas.