What’s this “520 day” that intrigues many in China? The term 520, an abbreviation for May 20, denotes an unofficial Valentine’s Day in China. The number “520” phonetically resembles “Wo Ai Ni” or “I Love You” in Chinese.
Marketing in China
Explore marketing trends, case studies, and insights in China.
China’s post-90s (those born after 1990) are expected to contribute to 46% of China’s luxury purchases in 2021, according to joint research by Tencent Marketing Insight (TMI) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG). China’s post-90s already make up 50% of the luxury goods buyers in the country, with a fast growth rate of between 25-35 percent […]
With China’s increasing domestic consumption demand, new domestic makeup brands are emerging and are introducing new product lines at a rapid pace, hoping to capture more market share vis-à-vis multinational brands. At the same time, the Generation Z consumer base is growing, driving the concept of Fashion Makeup to evolve. Under these changing market conditions, […]
Pinduoduo, China’s largest social e-commerce platform, is well known for its aggressive pricing as well as questionable product quality. Let’s take a look at how Pinduoduo achieved low-cost user acquisition utilizing social power. Cici received a link from her sister on WeChat, requesting her to click on it so that her sister could obtain cash […]
Chinese consumers’ dressing table is no longer just the world of international brands, domestic beauty brands have begun to occupy the hearts of consumers. Similar to the popularity of “Korean makeup” and “Japanese makeup” a few years ago, the competitiveness of “domestic beauty” is soaring. In addition to the old brands of domestic products, even […]
In Honor of Kings’ first co-creation with a luxury brand, Burberry Chief Creative Officer Riccardo Tisci has exclusively designed two skins for the mobile game’s popular heroine, Yao.
Attention is the first impetus for people to start thinking and take part in the action. It has become a scarce resource in the prosperity of the Internet. Today’s young people’s daily cross-screen multithreading behavior has intensified the dispersion and switching of resources. When is their attention most active? What do they focus on? What […]
In the next five years, digital marketing will develop more rapidly in the aspects of non-contact experience, consumption entertainment, consumer-generated video, and personalized experience.
Nowadays, contents have penetrated all sectors in China and become an important productivity tool. They can help companies realize brand premium, iterate product selection, and upgrade CRM tools. Use contents on building a new brand Some Chinese content specialists think that they should work on content as if they were working on products. For companies, […]
Boundaries for content creators in China are disappearing. Their means of creation and background are diversifying. Thanks to the lowered barrier for distribution, now everyone can be a content creator, making the content area more diverse and colorful. On Douyin, fashion, relationship, food, and talent show categories are witnessing saturation; still opportunities in the field […]
Technology now facilitates the production and distribution of content. It lowered the barrier of content creation and distribution. As a consequence, contents that previously target specific groups of people can now reach a wider range of audiences in China. The consumption of digital content has seen disappearing boundaries between urban and rural internet users, between […]
In terms of overall trends, beauty makeup, travel, fashion, cultural entertainment, and gourmet food rank among the top five in the content ecology of Xiaohongshu’s (a.k.a. Little Red Book) community. Education, photography, sporting events, technology & digital and home furnishing are among the top five rising categories according to a report from Xiaohongshu. Further, Xiaohongshu, […]
The number of Blue V accounts, corporate verified accounts with at least 1 post in the past 30 days, reached 158,000 on TikTok, 11.19 times compared to the same period last year, according to data collected by CaasData. TikTok Verified Corporate Accounts Culture & Art related accounts are still the majority among Blue V accounts, […]
WeChat Advertising provides advertisers with a customer acquisition solution integrating WeChat Advertising with WeChat Work.
Xiaohongshu’s original product form in mid-2013 was “US Shopping Guide”, which was in PDF format. Xiaohongshu entered the market from the angle of overseas shopping and successfully captured a group of urban young women who are pursuing an exquisite lifestyle. Alternatively, you can read the eBook: Xiaohongshu Growth & Product Strategies All the good products […]