Since their introduction in 2017, WeChat mini programs have taken the platform by storm. In the space of just 2 years, there are now 2.3 million mini programs, with 230 million daily active users (DUAs) – numbers that already rival the Apple App Store (2.1 million apps) and Google Play store (2.6 million apps), both of which have been around for over 10..Read more
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We often see clients who are a bit overoptimistic about what it takes to be successful in China. “China has a population of 1.3 billion,” they say. “Even if we only manage a penetration of 0.1%, that’s still 13 million people – more than half the population of Australia!”
While this sounds great in theory, these numbers don’t give the full picture. When..Read more
While some might think parental pressures play a large part in Chinese students’ decision to study overseas, it is indeed one of the least determining factors. In fact, students’ biggest drivers are internal ones – expanding their international knowledge and having an enriched experience were the top reasons (64%) for studying abroad, followed by..Read more
Australia is one of the most coveted destinations for Chinese international students. In 2017, over 114,000 Chinese international students were hosted in Australia, making it the third most popular destination in the world.
Yet despite these students making up the Australian education sector’s most important demographic, relatively little is known about..Read more
Chinese New Year is a highly lucrative time for brands targeting the Chinese market. It is a time of unrivalled spending, as consumers dine out, put on lavish banquets, purchase new clothes, invest in new furnishings and give each other valuable gifts and hongbao (red packets). In 2018, Chinese consumers spent a record-breaking 926 billion yuan ($146..Read more
With over 1 billion active monthly users, WeChat is not just a social app but it is a powerful platform for B2B marketing. In recent years, WeChat’s relevance as a business tool has significantly increased. It facilitates business connections and allows you to build stronger relationships with your business partners in China.
In Part 2 of this blog post..Read more
Having recently hosted a WeChat Marketing Live webinar, I came to the realisation that advertising on WeChat is of significant interest to many foreign companies looking to expand into China but it still lies in..Read more
Working with a distributor in China is an effective and oftentimes necessary step for small and medium sized businesses to sell to Chinese consumers. And once you have put in the hard yards and found a Chinese distributor that you trust, it can be tempting to adopt a hands-off approach and just let them handle all your China marketing and sales activity..Read more
Alula is a new premium infant milk formula (IMF) product, belonging to Aspen. The IMF is an advanced complex care product that provides comprehensive nutrients to meet babies’ growth needs.
In September 2017, Alula – with the help of Sinorbis – launched in the Chinese market with an all-encompassing, multi-channel marketing campaign under..Read more