WeChat teams with Fireworks to celebrate Singles’ Day

WeChat teams with Fireworks to celebrate Singles’ Day

WeChat is ready to celebrate the next Singles’ Day on 11/11, thanks to a collaboration between Digital Retex, European Tencent Trusted partner, and Fireworks, one of the first creative agencies specialized in e-commerce in China. Among the different versions, the celebrations of the day dedicated to the lonely hearts probably started in the 90’s when […]

Wunderman Takes Steps to Equality with ShanghaiPRIDE 2017

Wunderman Takes Steps to Equality with ShanghaiPRIDE 2017

In recognition of Shanghai’s diversity as a truly international city, Wunderman Shanghai continues its third year as the communications sponsor for ShanghaiPRIDE 2017, the first, largest, and longest-running LGBT event in China. Started in 2009, the ninth annual festival aims to create awareness and promote acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered community through various sports, […]

Asia-Pacific is fastest-growing region for Mobile ad spending as China surges 90 percent over last year

Asia-Pacific is fastest-growing region for Mobile ad spending as China surges 90 percent over last year

Smaato, the leading global real-time advertising platform for mobile publishers and app developers, released its Q1 2017 Global Trends in Mobile Advertising Report. Smaato analyzed data from 300 billion mobile ad impressions served on its exchange each month and found that mobile ad space is more valuable than ever before as global eCPMs grew almost 50 […]

Vpon Releases New Data Report Unveiling Greater China tourists’ mobile behaviour patterns

Vpon Releases New Data Report Unveiling Greater China tourists’ mobile behaviour patterns

Vpon Big Data Group, Asia’s leading big data ad tech company, releases the latest Hong Kong mobile advertising data report shedding light on the mobile behaviour of Mainland Chinese and Taiwanese tourists when traveling in Hong Kong. The HongKongers’ mobile user behaviour pattern and mobile market in Hong Kong are also covered. The report reveals […]

People Challenged to Live 12 Hours without WeChat in New Documentaries

People Challenged to Live 12 Hours without WeChat in New Documentaries

China has changed from ‘I’ll call you’ to ‘I’ll WeChat you.’ WeChat is the main tool through which the nation connects to each other in their daily lives – despite it only going online 6 years ago.  But, where is the line between connected and “over-connected?”  Undoubtedly, technology brings us closer, but it also brings us new […]

Alibaba set to make $24 billion from mobile adverts by 2019, according to new report

Alibaba set to make $24 billion from mobile adverts by 2019, according to new report

E-commerce site Alibaba took 40.3 percent of all money brands spent on mobile advertising in China in 2016, equivalent to $11 billion, according to new figures. Search engine Baidu received almost 20 percent of mobile ad spend last year ($5.5 billion), while social network Tencent got 11.6 percent ($3.2 billion), according to online reports from […]

JD.com, Zebra Technologies & Digital China team to unveil IoT and eCommerce Logistics Lab

JD.com, Zebra Technologies & Digital China team to unveil IoT and eCommerce Logistics Lab

Alibaba’s eCommerce rival JD.com (Jingdong Group) has joined forces with Zebra Technologies, a manufacturer of marking, tracking and computer printing technologies, and Chinese integrated IT service provider Digital China, to develop a lab dedicated to the internet of things (IoT) and eCommerce logistics. The ‘IoT + E-commerce Logistics Lab’ is in Beijing’s Shunyi district. The […]

Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent dominate China’s red-hot digital advertising market

Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent dominate China’s red-hot digital advertising market

Alibaba Group Holding, the world’s largest e-commerce services provider, is poised to extend its lead in China’s fast-growing mobile advertising market with forecast revenue of US$14.6 billion this year, as total spending on digital campaigns in the mainland hits a new record high. Digital advertising expenditure in the mainland is predicted to rise 27 per […]

Starbucks partners with WeChat to launch social gifting feature for customers

Starbucks partners with WeChat to launch social gifting feature for customers

Starbucks has launched a social gifting feature on WeChat to create more digital connections with Chinese customers. The feature “用星說” (Say it with Starbucks) has launched on messaging app Weixin (WeChat) following a two-week trial. The feature enables users to instantly gift a Starbucks drink or digital gift card, which is stored in the receivers […]

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