Perrier x Murakami’s flowery designed sparkling water takes the world by storm

perrier murakami campaign

For the first time in history, Takashi Murakami has partnered with a French brand from the F&B industry – “Perrier” (巴黎水). Perrier is a carbonated soft drink with zero sugar and vitamin C (explore our articles about the soft drinks market in China and China’s beverage industry.) At the end of 2020, the Perrier brand […]

The success of Sexy Tea 茶颜悦色 and queuing culture in China

Sexy Tea modern China tea shop

Since 2018, China’s new-style tea market has ushered in explosive growth, with an annual growth rate of about 74%. According to the data of the new tea report released by CBNDATA, as of 2019, China’s new-style tea market has reached nearly 100 billion Yuan. It seems every month we hear about a new viral tea brand […]

CLOT x Nike Air Force 1 K.O.D collection has been re-released after 15 years

“K.O.D” collection (Kiss of Death)

The collaboration between Clot X Nike has more than ten years of history and, to this day, products of their collaboration remain relevant to the international fashion market. CLOT is a renowned Hong Kong streetwear brand founded in 2003 by Edison Chen and Kevin Poon. In turn, Nike needs no introduction. This year, the two brands re-released the K.O.D […]

Eleme and Hanyi Fonts’ punny co-branded delivery bag

China co-branding campaign ele.me and hanyi fonts

In December 2020, Ele.me and Hanyi fonts launched a clever and punny collaboration on delivery bags. Ele.me (饿了么) is one of the largest online food delivery platforms in China, and a successful example of the O2O model. Hanyi Fonts (汉仪字库), founded in 1993 in Beijing. Hanyi Fonts specializes in e-font design and development, as well as […]

Market Tidbits transcript #6: Nostalgia marketing in China

brands doing nostalgia marketing in China

Allison Malmsten, media manager at daxue consulting, is talking with Grace Yu, project manager at daxue consulting, about nostalgia marketing in China. Our full findings are available for you to download! What is nostalgia marketing? Grace Yu: Nostalgia marketing is appealing to the emotions people felt between the ages of 12 and 22. During this […]

Keys to nostalgia marketing in China: Qualitative research on what makes Chinese millennials and gen Z nostalgic

Research on nostalgia in China

Nostalgia marketing aims to capture customers’ attention by appealing to cherished memories. Nostalgia marketing is done through returning to concepts from an earlier phase in target consumers’ lives like family, holidays, and school, through triggers like music, tastes and images, or through pairing with popular brands, products and icons from childhood and early adulthood. From […]

Douyin marketing in China: enormous opportunities for all kinds of brands

Douyin TikTok marketing in China

In recent years, China’s biggest tech giants have entered the Chinese short video industry one by one. ByteDance, B Station, Tencent, Baidu, Ali, Sina, Meitu, NetEase and 360 series are competing for attention in the short video industry. Among them is one of the most popular video platforms, Douyin, owned by ByteDance, is the China […]

A guide to live streaming in China

live-stream marketing in China

While most of the western internet users still associated live streaming with gaming and entertainment, it has become a ubiquitous shopping channel among Chinese online shoppers. What makes live streaming in China unique, and should brands be investing more in this marketing method? Live streaming is a shopping mode where live streamers, often times KOLs, broadcast […]