Has hype around China’s Singles’ Day fizzled out?

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According to Bain & Co., enthusiasm around Singles’ Day is waning as Chinese consumers become more value-conscious and emotionally-driven. Read More

Douyin’s E-Commerce Clampdown: Platform Cancels Controversial Sales Star Xinba

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Popular livestream anchor Xinba was banned in the middle of his live broadcast on Douyin for conveying false information and insults. Read More

Which Brands Are Winning on Chinese Social Media, And Why

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ReHub’s Compass China Luxury Index ranks luxury brand performance based on user engagement, posts, and mentions across platforms including Xiaohongshu, Weibo, WeChat, and Douyin. Read More

Wang Yibo, William Chan drive buzz for Chanel’s Cruise 2024 showcase in Shenzhen

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Chanel staged its Cruise 2024 collection in China’s tech hub, Shenzhen, on November 2, its first major event in the mainland since 2019.  Read More

China’s TikTok Bans Rapid Livestream Selling

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In stark contrast to the typically long-winded product explanations on China’s e-commerce livestreams, the “rapid introductions” of products with little explanation has been a surprise hit among consumers. Read More

Douyin Beauty Sales Hit $13.6 Billion in First Three Quarters of 2023

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Douyin is rapidly winning market share from rivals Taobao and Tmall. In the first three quarters of 2023, Douyin Beauty’s GMV climbed 44 percent YoY to $15.4 billion. Read More

‘Games are the social networks of the future’: LVMH and Gucci have taken note

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Gen Z consumers are moving from traditional games to user-generated content games like Roblox. Read More

China’s E-Commerce Slows Down as Celebrities Turn to Xiaohongshu for ‘Quiet Selling’

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Taiwanese singer Annie Yi is the latest celebrity to start “quiet selling” on Xiaohongshu. Here’s why Chinese consumers are gravitating towards these hours-long livestreams.  Read More

Why Brands Need to Pay Attention to China’s Proposed Ban on ‘Offensive Attire’

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China has proposed a law that would ban clothing that “hurts the feelings of the Chinese nation." Should brands start treading lightly? Read More

Blackpink’s Lisa Ignites Controversy on Chinese Socials with Cabaret Performance

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Blackpink member Lisa has sparked a viral debate on sexualization and female liberation in China after performing at Paris' iconic Crazy Horse cabaret. Read More

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