Jissbon releases the first Chinese condom ad from the female perspective

Chinese condom ad

On the eve of 520, Jissbon, a condom and sexual health products company, launched a Chinese condom ad #用你的极肤爱我 (Love Me with Your SKYN) on various channels through its official accounts. This campaign is the sharpest ad tackling condoms recently. Most importantly, it is told from the female perspective. Jissbon is a Chinese subsidiary of […]

The digitalization of the dance market in China

dance market in China

According to Zhiyan Consulting, the dance market in China was about 36 billion yuan in 2019. They predict that by 2025, the it will reach 93 billion yuan, showing around 20% YoY growth. The main group of the population interested in dancing is the youth. It is estimated that around 262 million people in China […]

The Chinese Daigou industry explained | The future of surrogate shopping in China

Daigou in China

Daigou (代购) is a form of surrogate shopping in China as a means to receive cheaper luxury goods from duty free shops and foreign countries. Along with the growth in tourism, the luxury market, and increased disposable income, the Daigou market in China has developed rapidly in the past ten years. Until 2014, the market […]

Luckin Coffee partners with famously unenthusiastic foreign pop idol, Lelush from Russia

new Russian idol in China

On May 10th, Luckin Coffee, a tech-forward domestic coffee chain, officially announced a new collaboration with one of the most talked about idols in China, Lelush (利路修). Luckin released a video entitled “Luckin YYDS” via their social media, where Lelush was seen with his Japanese competitors Hanyuda Amu (はにうだあむ) and Liu Yu (リュウユ) for Produce […]

How and why brands are using the direct to consumers business model (DTC) in China

Direct to consumers (DTC) is a business model when a manufacturer sells product directly to the end consumer, bypassing all intermediaries. It also includes a wide range of instruments which help to be closer to the consumers. DTC in China makes use of four types of social e-commerce, Pinduoduo – social e-commerce, WeChat – one […]

How Chinese people lose weight: Social listening exposes market demand

In 2019, one in five Chinese people were overweight. In combination with this statistic, the beauty standards in China are relatively unforgiving towards extra weight. As a result, China’s demand for weight loss is rising quickly. But to penetrate China’s weight loss market, the question is how do Chinese people lose weight? Chinese people are […]

How to do Guochao marketing: In-depth interviews with Chinese gen Z

What is Guochao marketing “GUO CHAO” (literally “national trend”) refers to the increase consumer favoritism towards Chinese brands, designs and culture. Guochao consumers embrace Chinese cultural designs and products made in China. 75% of Chinese consumers surveyed state they like products that incorporate Guochao design elements. To learn more about Guochao marketing, we conducted in-depth […]

Coffee Pls, the Chinese instant coffee brand that’s crazy for co-branding

Coffee Pls, founded in 2014, is a Chinese coffee brand that focuses on affordable, high quality instant coffee in portable packaging. With a brand concept of “boutique and portable”, its main target market is female between 22 and 30 years old. In 2015, Coffee Pls entered Tmall and opened a flagship store. In 2020, the […]