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  • China’s internet celebrities may be one step closer to international fame. BMG, the music division of European media giant Bertelsmann SE that’s worked with the Rolling Stones and Avril Lavigne, has begun a talent hunt on Momo Inc.’s live-streaming service, hoping to ferret out aspiring Chinese artists ready for the big time. The two companies unveiled a deal Monday to pick and groom about a dozen hopefuls a year from among the million or so amateurs who already gamely sing, dance and otherwise …

  • Mobile payments will soon overtake cash and credit cards as the preferred payment choice for Chinese travellers shopping abroad, according to a new survey. Mobile payments specialist Cancan and financial research authority Kapronasia have published a global study, 2017 Mobile Payment Survey: Chinese customers Abroad, covering the impact of Asian mobile payment solutions at point-of-sale worldwide. Over 1,000  Chinese consumers and more than 60 C-level decision-makers from global merchant companies were surveyed. Among the key findings, the study found that Mainland …

  • Chinese consumers are more interested in targeted and personalised ads than their Western counterparts, according to new research – and most think advertisers are doing a better job at reaching them than before. According to a global study by Kantar Media CIC, which included 1,067 Chinese adults, connected consumers in the world’s largest consumer market exhibit similar levels of interest to Western markets when it comes to branded content. Some 76% of Chinese were interested in brands which targeted them …

  • How the Chinese rich consumers Spend Differently There are currently 1 million Chinese people and 5 million Americans with at least 1 million USD in assets, or what the luxury, property and financial industries classify as “High Net Worth Individuals.” These HNWIs are a lucrative segment and one where brands are eager to increase their marketshare. The wealthy in these nations have benefited from the rise in the economic growth in their respective countries, but also from the cultures they …

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    Many luxury brands are looking for  the trend towards e-commerce with a degree of trepidation, but ultimately it seems anybody can resist succumbing to the allure of online retail. At the beginning of this year, LVMH set up a new e-commerce platform named 24 Sèvres to host all of its brands. Meanwhile, WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, has become a testing ground for luxury e-commerce expansion, with Dior, Bulgari and Burberry among those early to adopt WeChat sales. As global fashion companies and consumers …

  • Chinese students in Social Media: Ten years ago, Chinese students learned English in traditional ways like reading books, listening to tapes and going to English corner. It’s the digital era now! The way that Chinese students learn English has changed greatly! They are now much more inclined to learn English online. In addition to the cheap price, the most important advantage of online learning is convenience. With a computer or mobile phone, everyone is ready to learn English, and the …

  • Alipay Report shows growing credit spending among Chinese youth (Chinese consumers in Social Media) Definitions Before 85- Users born before 1985, or older than 32 years old Post 85 – Users born between 1985-1989, or 28-32 years old Post 90 – Users born after 1990, or younger than 27 years old (Chinese consumers in Social Media) DT Caijing and Huabei,  a personal line of credit product within Alipay app (450 million users), recently released the 2017 Chinese young consumers spending …

  • HOW CHINESE CITIZENS USE WECHAT? Chinese social media Today, WeChat (Chinese social media) is the most useful app in Chinese virtual and digital communication landscape. It provides Chinese users seamless connection to one-stop cybernetic space equipped with all sorts of meaningful utilities of life. It’s a medium to interact, exchange and share among Chinese netizens. The popularity of WeChat (Chinese social media) has taken groundbreaking turns in China and therefore, it is an absolute “must-have” application for Chinese citizens. The interface …

  • China once again registered the globe’s highest annual completions of retail shopping centers in 2016, according to a recent CBRE report. The country is the most active market across the globe for construction and shopping mall development, despite fears of oversupply. The report, which explored the world’s most active shopping center markets of the past year, revealed eight Chinese cities made the top 10 list of market developments currently under construction globally, with Shenzhen and Shanghai together accounting for 40 percent of …

  • WeChat launches new style QR codes For Mini Programs. China social networks WeChat launched a completely new kind of QR code for China entitled Mini Program Codes (小程序码). How do the new codes work? Why are WeChat launching them? and Is WeChat copying Facebook now? How do they work? China social networks For a WeChat user the new QR codes work exactly the same as the old ones. Long press to open up the scan option from within WeChat and use the front facing camera when …