China’s winter apparel market is taking off with winter sports and winter tourism

With a middle class that is growing by the tens of millions, China is home to many size-able and burgeoning markets. Some of these markets are powerhouses in themselves when measured in comparison to those of other nations. Over the years, China’s various markets have doubled, tripled and even quintupled in size. Some have however […]

China Paradigm 85: Why the 21st century Karl Marx would build a brand to communicate ideology

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Matthieu David interviews Fashionable Futures’ Kate Padget-Koh, a Founder & Consultant, Industry Expert in Fashion, and Kanch Porta-Panjabi, a Founder & Entrepreneur. Their company specializes in helping clients build sustainable fashion brands in China. What Fashionable Futures’ definition of sustainability is and what their superpower is when it comes to developing brands will be the […]

A clear vision of the Eyeglasses Market in China | daxue consulting

Eyeglasses market in China

Size of the eyeglasses market in China The spectacle market in China generated 63.8 Billion US dollars in 2018, increasing by 6% since 2017. With a population of 1.4 billion people by mid 2019, China has an enormous demand for eyeglasses and other vision correction products. China not only has the largest potential in the […]

Podcast transcript #59: Unique Beijing-centric design apparel company in China

design apparel company in China

Find here the China paradigm episode 59. Learn more about Dominic Johnson’s story creating a design apparel company in China and find all the details and additional links below. Full transcript below: Mathieu David: Hello everyone I am Matthieu David, the founder of Daxue Consulting, a strategic marketing research company in China and its podcast […]

The pinnacle of the Chinese luxury watch market: Rolex in China | Daxue Consulting

Rolex in China

There is a saying in China: 穷人玩车,富人玩表, “The poor play with luxury cars, while the rich play with luxury watches”. As the Chinese earnings are increasing, their demand for luxury products is also increasing. In 2017, Swiss watch exports saw their strongest growth in more than five years according to a report by the Federation of the […]

A peek into Chinese views of other countries | Daxue Consulting

chinese stereotypes of other countries

Why do Chinese People wear Masks and drink hot Water?   Chinese views of other countries through the questions they ask online Google search engine auto-complete results show that these are the questions asked about China and Chinese people. Though these questions are all-too-familiar with expats in China and those outside of China, many of […]

China Paradigm 59: Becoming an iconic design brand in China

design brand in China

In this episode of China Paradigm Dominic Johnson-Hill, founder & CEO of Plastered 8, speaks with Matthieu David-Experton about being a Beijing centered brand in China, censorship, and the process of creativition. Not only does he tells us about the workings behind the creativity of Plastered 8, an iconic design brand in China, but also […]

Uniqlo x KAWS: The secret to success in Co-branding in China | Daxue Consulting

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Co-branding in China The most recent fashion collaboration in the Chinese market between Uniqlo x KAWS (UT collection) officially released in China on June 3, 2019, leading the same series in Japan for 4 days. The UT stands for Uniqlo T-shirt, this series presents the pop culture such as movies, cartoons, and art. Uniqlo’s Tmall […]