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 […]

Florasis is conquering the Chinese beauty market with elegantly oriental products

Florasis Chinese cosmetics brand

The Florasis brand was founded on March 8, 2017 in Hangzhou, China. In Chinese language the brand name is pronounced Hua Xizi (花西子), which means “make up with flowers”. It refers to the use of floral ingredients in their cosmetics. Xizi is also the honorary name for one of the ancient Chinese beauties. This Chinese cosmetics brand hopes to […]

Official guide to brand storytelling in China

brand storytelling in China

Every brand has a story, and brands can narrate their story to engage with their audience. Through a narrative, an audience can become more sentimentally connected with a brand, which could in turn foster greater brand equity and loyalty. A strong brand storytelling in China goes beyond merely advertisement; brands that tell a story convey […]

Lesser known ride hailing platforms in the ride hailing market in China cause tight competition

lesser known ride hailing platforms China market

The ride hailing market in China is increasingly competitive and price-driven. Although DiDi has long held the largest share, lesser known ride hailing platforms in China are emerging to challenge the company’s dominance. With Geely’s Caocao Chuxing (曹操出行), Tencent and Alibaba-backed T3 Chuxing (T3出行), JD.com-backed Dida Chuxing(嘀嗒出行)entering the local ride hailing market with lower prices, […]

Daxue Talks 89: Online strategies for fashion brands in the Chinese market

STRATEGIES FOR FASHION BRANDS IN CHINA

In this episode, our guest Olivier Vérot from Gentleman Marketing Agency (GMA) talks about the online presence of fashion brands in the Chinese market. He explains the role of branded websites, describes the different SEO strategies, and shares information on how to open a Tmall store in China. Jump to questions: 0:00 Introduction 0:22 When […]

Daxue Talks transcript #88: The best platforms for fashion marketing in China

The best platforms for fashion marketing in China Find here Daxue Talks 88. Click here to listen to Olivier Verot, founder of Gentleman Marketing Agency (GMA), share his knowledge on how to attract and convert online traffic and which are the best platforms for fashion marketing in China. Full transcript below Welcome to Daxue Talks, a […]

China Paradigm 120: Paving the way for bakeries to enter and grow in China

bakeries in China

Bakeries in China Matthieu David interviews Pierre Gilson, founder and chef at Stoneground Consulting. When it comes to the bakery & pastry industry there is definitely a paradigm in the context of the Chinese market. While westerners consume baked goods and pastries on a daily basis, Chinese consumers enjoy them on relatively special occasions. Pierre […]

The secret to how CHIOTURE grew by 500 million RMB, nearly three-fold, in one year

Chioture China market strategy

CHIOTURE (稚优泉) is a Chinese cosmetics brand that focuses on becoming a “Global Cosmetic Fashion Catcher”. It is committed to customizing exclusive makeup for every individual. CHIOTURE integrates trendy colors and eyes-catching elements to create a creative cosmetic brand full of vitality “Lifestyle”. Source: CHIOTURE, Brand logo The transformation of CHIOTURE From 2017 to 2018: […]