WeChat Management Culture: a Sneak Peek

Thomas Graziani New WeChat features

WeChat, created by Allen Zhang, became an integral part of the life of anyone living in China, with more than 1 billion users as of 2019. Yet, how did Allen Zhang’s 2,000-people WeChat team manage to revolutionize the way Chinese users communicate, share, pay, and more? A flat yet top-down structure The organization structure of WeChat is very flat. Allen …

Tencent Q1 2019 Results: Growth Slows Down

Thomas Graziani New WeChat features

Tencent just released their financial results for the first quarter of 2019. The report shows a slowing growth and a company evolving toward payment services. Revenue growth Tencent has experienced steady growth of its revenue over the last year, reaching 85.5 billion RMB for Q1 2019 at a 16% YOY growth rate. These figures would seem impressive for any other …

China Digital Luxury Report 2019

Thomas Graziani New WeChat features

China Digital Luxury Report 2019 Every year, WalktheChat compiles the best data from digital luxury analysts into one report packed with insights. This year we combined data from McKinsey, Bain, BCG and Tencent in order to give you a snapshot of the Chinese Digital Luxury market as of 2019. The global personal luxury goods market is expected to grow from …

Interview with the man who created 3 top ranking WeChat Mini Programs

Tingyi Chen New WeChat features

​Creating the most popular Mini Program is like an impossible task. Brian Ru, the founder of Xiaoniangao, created not just one, but THREE Mini Programs that ranked on the top 30 list! This is no coincidence. No. 1 Mini Program – Xiaoniangao The main Mini Program is Xiaoniangao (小年糕+, literal translation into Little Rice Cake), it kept the record as the No. …

China’s First-time Internet User Data Report

Tingyi Chen New WeChat features

As we are sitting here within the 5th ring road of Beijing, it is hard to imagine that 40.4% of the Chinese population still doesn’t have access to the Internet. As this population gains access to the mobile Internet at a faster pace, it generates tremendous opportunities for entrepreneurs and marketers. Penguin Intelligence published the 2019 China Internet Trend Report. …

Shipping to China for Cross-Border E-Commerce: a Simple Guide

Thomas Graziani New WeChat features

Frequent readers of our posts may have already learned how to set up your e-commerce presence in China and generate traffic to their WeChat store. We’ll now deep-dive into a common problem of vendors selling to China: logistics and shipping to China. Can my product be shipped to China? Click here Cross-border trade and FOREX Click here Custom clearance Click here Direct shipping Click here …