On February 25th, the American coffee brand “Blue Bottle Coffee” opened its first store in mainland China. On the opening day, fans lined up to buy; large number of customers waited outside the store and lined up for hundreds of meters. Even many scalpers were eyeing the business of reselling the coffee. That morning, the […]
More than 60% of brands choose to launch new products online during the past one year, and most choose Tmall, according to a joint report by Yicai and Alibaba. According to the data of the report, in recent years, the total number of new products on the Tmall platform has doubled year by year, and […]
Millennial foodies in China are all familiar with “Cat’s Kitchen” (日食记). It is a popular food vlog that now has over 35 million subscribers with an average of 20 million views per episode. It first became popular following its hit video “Christmas Gingerbread Man” 5 years ago. Thanks to a rich storyline that focuses on […]
Hangzhou surpassed Beijing and Shanghai in terms of GDP per capita. Beijing was the most active city compared with Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Hangzhou. Beijing has invested the most in fixed assets while Shenzhen is the fastest-growing one.
GSMA has a very exciting programme lined up for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018. While showcasing the latest developments in mobile, this year’s event will offer attendees a wide range of experiences through the conference, the exhibition and specialized programmes such as Women4Tech, 4YFN and beyond.
Shanghai’s GDP exceeds RMB 3 trillion mark for the first time according to the economic data of 2017, stabilizing its No. 1 position of China cities. More importantly, it brings spillover effects to Yangtze River Delta and surrounding areas. Due to Bin Hai new town’s GDP contribution, Tianjin’s economic growth in 2017 was cut and […]
The humongous online sale on Double 11 has yet to eliminate offline retail sales, as physical stores show signs of recovery. According to Laodong daily, the departmental stores in Shanghai has seen sales numbers doubled on 11.11. The sales revenue from Printemps at Wu Jiao Chang has exceeded 1 billion Yuan (US$151 million) for the […]
23-28-year-olds with independent incomes in Shanghai are increasing in both number and purchasing power, gradually realizing their potential as China’s first consumption-oriented generation according to a joint report by CBNData and BoC Shanghai Branch published in October 2017. At the same time, they make up the largest internet user demographic and have very developed mobile […]
Chengdu, Chongqing, Guiyang, Shenzhen, and Nanjing rank on top of the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities (BPC) China’s top 10 performing cities list (tier-1 and tier-2 cities) while Nantong, Bengbu, and Foshan are the top 3 in the tier-3 cities group.
Shanghai is the most popular city among Chinese, followed by New York, according to an Ipsos survey. Check out the top 10.
In the first half of 2017, Shanghai’s export growth has shown an increase of 18.7%. Ever since 2012, it’s the first time that Shanghai showed a double-digit growth.
After the huge and recent success of 4YFN’s original and main startup event: 4YFN Barcelona, which in just over 4 years, has grown from 2,500 attendees in 2013 to 19,000 this year, the platform continues to expand into new regions, new markets supporting the startup ecosystem.
The number of ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWI) in China reached 1.34 million, an additional 130,000 compared to 2015 as of May 2016 according to Hurun Research.
Laster this month, 4YFN (4 Years From Now) will take their colourful and energetic vibe to China at the next Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWCS). Landing for the first time in Asia after the success over the past 3 years at Mobile World Congress Barcelona and bringing with them more than 100 international startups within […]
As of 31 December 2015, the number of travel agencies in China reached 27,621 according to China National Tourism Administration.