Posts Tagged: brands

You can now pay for your coffee inside WeChat as brands get permission to do purchases in the app

Starting today, Chinese consumers will be able to buy almost anything inside WeChat

WeChat, the popular messaging app made by Tencent, is pushing even further into mobile commerce territory. Today Tencent (HKG:0700) added su...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 1:36 pm
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Report: only 13% of Chinese consumers will buy smartphones priced over $330

Today Sina released a report on consumer preferences for Chinese smartphone brands and pricing, and while Sina isn’t a market research...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 12:59 pm
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WeChat, Line, and KakaoTalk for social marketing

WeChat and Line Are Now Asia’s Fastest-Growing Platforms For Social Marketing

Facebook is not, of course, the only destination for brands looking to engage with consumers. While Facebook has 339 million monthly active ...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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Thailand on social media

Thailand Now Has 18 Million Social Media Users (INFOGRAPHIC)

Our ZocialInc buddies in Bangkok always keep a close eye on Thailand’s social media scene. In their newest infographic report, the cre...

  • May 13, 2013
  • at 3:56 pm
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Luxury fashion brands doing ecommerce in China

China’s Online Clothing Sales Hit $50 Billion, But Luxury Fashion Brands Lack Commitment

China’s online sales of clothing were worth $50 billion in 2012, but only 41 percent of luxury fashion brands have any e-commerce offering...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Hollywood stars using WeChat in China

Hollywood Celebrities Get Chatty with Chinese Fans on WeChat

Last summer we noted how Western brands like Starbucks and Buick were quick to jump on the messaging app WeChat as a way of reaching out to ...

  • February 11, 2013
  • at 12:03 pm
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China social media and social marketing in 2013

With 600 Million Social Media Users, This is China’s Web in 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

We noted the other day that China now has 564 million internet users and 420 million mobile web users. Now the We Are Social team has put th...

  • January 17, 2013
  • at 4:07 pm
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O Check-In All Ye Faithful: Jiepang and Starbucks Tie-Up For More Christmas Fun

Coffee chain Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) is keeping its relationship with Jiepang, China’s top Foursquare-esque check-in service, brewing ...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Red Dot Ventures Puts Seed Funding into Singapore’s ‘The Stakeholder Company’

Singapore-based incubator Red Dot Ventures has announced that it’s ploughing S$600,000 (US$490,000) of seed funding into compatriot st...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Sina Weibo gets personal, now lets brands and celebrities offer subscriptions to followers

Sina Weibo, China’s hottest Twitter-like social network, is making a big move to revamp its celebrity and brand pages. Starting this w...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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WeChat shakes up shopping in China

How WeChat is shaking up the shopping experience in China

We’ve written a lot about WeChat’s stickers and gaming and other social features; but one thing often overlooked is how the popu...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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China Jiepang branded photo Filters

China’s Top Check-In App Adds Branded Photo Filters

China’s top check-in app has long been doing social marketing, connecting big-name brands like Louis Vuitton with its youthful and urb...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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The Biggest Brands on Social Media in Southeast Asia in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

The crew at Bangkok-based social analytics firm ZocialInc has fired up its ZocialRank platform to see which brands are doing the best on Fac...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 10:05 pm
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Taobao search on WeChat app

China’s Top E-Commerce Site to Launch Product Searches Inside WeChat App

The 300-plus million users of China-made messaging app WeChat can already use it for video calls, finding dates, or following brands and cel...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 12:20 pm
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China ecommerce shopping stats 2013

China Now Has 242 Million E-Commerce Shoppers, Spending $40,000 per Second [INFOGRAPHIC]

Yesterday we looked at the Chinese social media side of a mammoth new infographic report. Today, let’s focus on another powerhouse aspect ...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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This is How Luxury Brands Do Awesome Social Media Marketing in China in 2012

China’s online market is vast and growing at an insane rate – Chinese e-commerce sales are projected to triple from now to 2015 ...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Komli Media Partners with Yoose to Serve Geo-targeted Ads

Komli Media has announced its second deal in the last five days, this time a sales partnership with Singapore-based hyperlocal mobile ad net...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Twitter Ad Products Coming to Southeast Asia Market with New Komli Deal

Today Mumbai-based digital advertising platform Komli Media has announced that the company has signed an exclusive partnership with Twitter....

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 1:26 pm
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