China’s duopoly food delivery market

China’s O2O (online to offline) food delivery market is forecasted to exceed 941.74 billion RMB in 2022, making China the world’s biggest O2O food delivery market. Despite the enormous market size and growth it has displayed, the O2O food delivery market is still far from fully saturated. As the market scale continues to grow rapidly, […]

Dewu app (Poizon): The anti-counterfeiting resale app where you can buy a Ferrari

Dewu second-hand anti-counterfeit e-commerce app in China

What is the Dewu app? Dewu, also known as Poizon, is an online shopping app launched by Shanghai Shizhuang Information Technology Co., Ltd. Based on the traditional e-commerce model, the Chinese e-commerce platform has services for authenticating and inspecting products to combat counterfeits. It also has strict authenticity-checking measures for product listings, trading mechanism and […]

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, […]

Food delivery in China: A rapidly expanding tech battleground

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The size of O2O catering market in China is growing as more Chinese order delivery for their meals. In 2018 revenues of online food delivery in China reached over 34 billion USD. The same year, online food sales rose by 36.8%. According to a recent report from the Qianzhan Industry Research Institute, the size of […]

Internet in China: Rapid growth with increasing mobile users

Internet in China

How internet quickly developed in China As internet became prevalent in the late 1990’s, it quickly emerged across China. China’s internet penetration has grown from 2.1 million at the end of 1998, to 854 million active users as in June 2019. Up to 2017, 54.3% of total population was internet users in China. No doubt […]

Podcast transcript #29: Applying design thinking to app development in China

app development in China

Find here the China paradigm episode 29. Learn more about Kevin Yu’s career in app development in China and find all the details and additional links below. Full transcript below: Matthieu David: Hello everyone. I am Matthieu David, the founder of Daxue consulting and its podcast China marketing podcast, China Paradigm and today I am with […]

[Podcast] China Paradigm #29: How to apply design thinking to an APP in China

Podcast - Design thinking in China

China Paradigm interviews Kevin Yu, CEO and founder of SideChef, a cooking app revolutionizing the way of cooking in China and the US. SideChef currently has around 15000 recipes available on its APP, but is also working on smart kitchens where you can buy groceries and turn on your oven without leaving the recipe page […]