China has become a major place to do business. Not that long ago, the Chinese ecommerce market with its huge size, and still growing, became an interesting place to do business as well. Like in the “real world”, doing business in the Chinese ecommerce world requires to know how to do it and what to look for. There are some major differences to our Western world procedures. Even the customers search differently.
Have a look at this infographic and see what to look for and how to approach the Chinese ecommerce market place.
Infographic Source: Search Laboratory
Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle reports on how Mini is trying to make a name for itself in China, taking a page out of Apple’s playbook. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “On The Move Asia.” (Source: Bloomberg) Continue reading
Baidu is the world’s fifth most visited website, and China’s most popular search engine, but how much does the rest of the world know about the “Google of China?” Bloomberg Television’s Emily Chang gives an introduction to this $50 billion dollar internet company. (Source: Bloomberg)
“Digital Ad Spending in China – Statistics and Trends” to know more about the online advertising market in China.
China is a hot market for many industries and so it is for the advertising industry. Have a look at this infographic about what’s already happening and what’s to come. Continue reading
China Mobile: Have you ever heard of it? It’s the biggest mobile service provider in the world, with seven times the subscribers of Verizon and made $560 billion in annual revenue. And that’s without the iPhone. The company is proof that Asia eclipses all other mobile markets and its meteoric rise shows no signs of slowing. (Source: Bloomberg)
Sina Weibo, with its 365 million users (100 million of which are active as of August, 2012), has attracted the attention of Western brands given the huge reach into the Chinese market. This Infographic highlights fast facts and the top 30 users (by number of followers). Continue reading
Shaun Rein, Managing Director and Founder of China Market Research Group, discusses Apple’s presence in China and the mistake that CEO Tim Cook made. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Today more Chinese consumers are going online with cellphones than with computers, and e-shopping via mobile devices is a fast-growing pastime. Check out the infographic below to see how China’s m-commerce market stacks up against the U.S. Continue reading
Let’s start Monday morning with some big numbers. Now that smartphones account for 73.2 percent of all mobiles sold in China, and with many locals opting for Android devices across a variety of price-points, it’s not too big a surprise that China is an Android nation. As neatly outlined in this brand-new infographic, China had 224 million Android users at the end of last year (already three times larger than the number of US fandroids), and is on course for 300 million by the end of this year. Continue reading