Feiyue’s global success proves the demand for Chinese cultural exports

Feiyue's global success

From the first registration of the Feiyue trademark in China in 1958, to 2006 when Patrice Bastian bought Feiyue’s trademark ownership in the European Union, and then to the renewed popularity of Dafu Feiyue after innovation by the inspiration of Culture Matters (CM), the Chinese street shoe brand’s road to international fame is anything but […]

Survey on health perceptions in China: The results are in – TCM hasn’t lost it’s charm, carbs are healthy, meal replacement is in, and keto is out

survey on health perceptions in China

With the development of economy, Chinese pay more attention to their health and are willing to pay more on health products. Correspondingly, health perceptions in China are becoming more scientific and the country is rapidly becoming the world’s largest market for healthy eating. Daxue consulting conducted a survey to learn more about the promising wellness […]

How to set up a Taobao shop to enter the Chinese market

setting up a Taobao shop

Taobao is Asia’s largest network retail business, founded by Alibaba group in 2003. As the largest online shopping platform, current business includes both C2C and B2C transactions. Today, Taobao has also become the most used online entrepreneurship platform. How can foreign businesses set up a Taobao shop and enter the Chinese market? Why it can be […]

Tesla in China: Dominating the EV market with 0 marketing budget

Tesla in China

Since its founding in 2003, Tesla’s vision was to manufacture mass-market electric vehicles (EVs) that offered a compelling customer value proposition. This includes a long range vehicle that possesses recharging flexibility, one that is energy efficient, low cost, and high performing without compromising design or functionality. This article details the unique marketing strategy of Tesla […]

Ingredient-based skincare market in China reaching Chinese “Skintellectuals”

ingredient-based premium skincare marketing in China

A new term on the Chinese internet is 成分党, pronounced “cheng fen dang”, which points to the tribe of skincare consumers in China known as “Skintellectuals”. This consumer tribe are ingredients-oriented and thoroughly research skincare products before purchasing. The ingredient-based skincare market in China precisely targets this knowledgeable consumer group. Like makeup, skincare, selfies, topics […]

The results are in: The most nostalgic IP in China you want to co-brand with

nostalgic IP in China, cartoons, movies, music and food

Nostalgia marketing has proven to be one of the most effective marketing strategies in China. After observing successful strategies over the years, we have found that one of the most efficient ways to do nostalgia marketing is through Co-branding with nostalgic IP in China. To learn more about what young Chinese’ nostalgia triggers are, daxue […]

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 […]

How the Chinese luxury market poised to become the largest in the world

the luxury market in China

According to McKinsey, China will contribute 41% of global luxury consumption by 2025. The Chinese luxury market is now vital for many European brands. Since its explosion in the 1990s, the sector continues to grow and is poised to become the first in the world. Recent events like the coronavirus pandemic or technological improvement in […]