2018 Single’s Day War Started; Pinduoduo joined as a major player; Dyson wins the crowd; National Holiday Shows Sign of China’s Economy Slowing down

Tingyi Chen New WeChat features

The 30-days countdown to Single’s Day 2018 started! The annual e-commerce war has started earlier than ever. Here are 5 news worth knowing for this week! Single’s Day e-commerce war starts with fighting for vendor resources: brands are facing a tough choice between Tmall and Pinduoduo Tmall starts pressuring brands to choose between Tmall and Pinduoduo for their Single’s Day promotion. …

WeChat Social Commerce Report 2018

Tingyi Chen New WeChat features

WeChat Social Commerce Report 2018 was released today by Youzan (the biggest WeChat shop platform in China) and Newrank (China’s largest social media data monitoring platform). The report shows some surprising trends: The share of time spent on social media and Tencent-owned products is decreasing. Video content and Toutiao are stealing the show in 2018 The most popular items purchased via WeChat are around …

Is Weibo still popular in China in 2018?

Leung Muk Wun (Kristie) New WeChat features

Weibo used to be the one-and-only social platform in China – it has since been overshadowed by WeChat and newer entrants such as Toutiao or Douyin. Is Weibo dead, dying, or is it actually secretly striving? A brief history of Sina Weibo Weibo is usually known as the Chinese version of Twitter. In Chinese 微博(Weibo) means microblogging. After Evan Williams …

Xiaomi: the future of China’s hottest hardware company & company overview

Leung Muk Wun (Kristie) New WeChat features

Recently, Hong Kong’s securities regulator and market operator together enabled a reform of Hong Kong’s listing rules in order to ‘lure’ technology companies that wish to sell equity with multiple classes of stock, allowing founders to keep outsized voting rights. Xiaomi was one of the first large technology company to have filed for IPO in Hong Kong Stock Exchange market …

A close look at China’s revenue-sharing platforms: Yunji, Beidian and Global Scanner

Claire Chu New WeChat features

If one day, a WeChat friend starts to promote “discounted” groceries, “best-price” cosmetics and other products of all sorts, he or she might have joined one of the biggest WeChat based multi-level revenue sharing platforms. Some of the biggest platforms include Yunji (云集), Beidian (贝店) and Global Scanner (环球捕手, AKA 51Bushou). Everyone is a store operator These social based e-commerce …