Digital Retex help Poltrona Frau to revamp their WeChat account

Digital Retex help Poltrona Frau to revamp their WeChat account

Poltrona Frau revamps its WeChat account on the occasion of Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai. The design brand, active on the most important Chinese digital platform, maximizes the integration between on and offline channels thanks to Digital Retex. Leading high-end furniture manufacturer Poltrona Frau continues its investment strategy in China and becomes increasingly digital. In conjunction […]

Tonino Lamborghini launch official WeChat account in partnership with Digital Retex

Tonino Lamborghini launch official WeChat account in partnership with Digital Retex

Tonino Lamborghini, the luxury brand belonging to the Lamborghini family, has signed an agreement with Digital Retex, trusted partner of WeChat in Europe, for the implementation of a strategy that brings to China the spirit of its “lifestyle experience brand”. The strategic objective of Tonino Lamborghini’s agreement with Digital Retex is to systematically oversee the […]

Tencent restructure includes merging internet with mobile business units

Tencent restructure includes merging internet with mobile business units

Tencent has announced its first restructure in six years as the company faces increasing pressure from falling share prices and Chinese regulation. The internet giant will consolidate its business units combining online and mobile internet into one unit and will launch a new division to focus on business services such as cloud computing. The announcement, […]

Rinascente Launches Its WeChat On Demand Service

Rinascente Launches Its WeChat On Demand Service

Following the success of On Demand – the instant messaging service used to search for the products requested by customers in the Milan flagship store and have them delivered anywhere they want – Rinascente presents WeChat On Demand. The aim is to extend the company’s personal concierge service, which was launched almost a year ago […]

Google continues push into China with launch of WeChat AI game

Google continues push into China with launch of WeChat AI game

Google has launched an AI drawing game as a ‘mini app’ within Tencent’s WeChat messaging platform, as it continues to make overtures towards re-entering the consumer market there. The majority of its products, including its internet search engine, email and app store, are currently blocked by Chinese authorities over censorship concerns. Last year, Google launched […]

Chinese social media platform WeChat reaches a billion user accounts worldwide

Chinese social media platform WeChat reaches a billion user accounts worldwide

Chinese social media network WeChat, which is used for everything from chatting with friends to booking travel and making payments, has reached a billion user accounts globally, reports the Financial Times. The sheer number of accounts demonstrates the app’s dominance, though it’s important to note that user accounts means the number of accounts, not individual […]

WeChat opens its closed ecosystem for brands

WeChat opens its closed ecosystem for brands

WeChat has made a fundamental change to the way it works. China’s most popular social media app has always limited its posts’ visibility to the sharer’s friends, or an official account’s followers. While this closed ecosystem limits the potential for content to go viral, it has been an asset for the app’s parent company, Tencent, […]

WeChat accounts could double as state IDs in China

WeChat accounts could double as state IDs in China

Some WeChat users in China will soon be able to use the chat app as a state-issued ID card. Financial Times reports that those living in Guangdong’s capital city Guangzhou will be able to use facial recognition to link their identities to the app in the Nansha district this week. The feature will apparently roll […]

Washington DC expands its partnership with WeChat to cater to the Chinese tourist market

Washington DC expands its partnership with WeChat to cater to the Chinese tourist market

Destination DC (DDC), the official marketing organisation for Washington DC, expands its partnership with WeChat by launching the first City Experience Mini Program in the United States to support Chinese travellers when they arrive in the city. Through Tencent’s instant messaging platform, DDC continues its expansion into Washington, DC’s top overseas market with the immersive new program built for the […]

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