Genki Forest: a Chinese soft drink brand planning to tackle Coca-Cola

Genki Forest Rising soft drink brand in China

Genki Forest, founded in 2016, is a Chinese soft drink brand that specializes in sparkling water and instant tea. Because of the increased popularity of “low calorie” and less sugary food among Chinese people, Genki Forest’s relatively healthier products have successfully catered to a substantial target market. According to Xinhua News Agency, the monthly sales […]

China’s Digital Marketing Ecosystem in 2021

China's digital marketing ecosystem in 2021

This article on China’s digital marketing ecosystem in 2021 was published in the 2021 spring edition of the German Chamber Ticker, download the Ticker Magazine here! The events of 2020 did not change the trajectory of Chinese e-commerce, but rather accelerated the country’s consumption to a digital future that was, sooner or later, inevitable. As we […]

Five China market strategies that domestic brands do better than foreign brands

China marketing strategies that domestic brands do better than foreign brands

Foreign brands have enjoyed positive reputations in the Chinese market for years, but as China shifts to a consumption-driven economy, domestic brands are uncovering their home-field advantage. As the nation’s digital ecosystem becomes increasingly more complex and further diverges from what’s familiar to the west, Chinese companies are better able to navigate the digital world […]

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 […]

Daxue Talks 75: Digital transformation and the CRM landscape in China

digital transformation in China

0:54: What are the main requests during and after the COVID-19 lockdown? 2:58: In early 2019, when we did an interview with you, you said that the keyword for 2019 would be ‘omnichannel.’ How does it look like for the first quarter of 2020? 6:27: In the West, we see that CRM companies like Salesforce […]

Daxue Talks 39: Are WeChat and Douyin suitable channels for B2B in China?

Douyin

In this episode, Olivier Verot, a digital marketing specialist in China, discusses the use of social media such as WeChat and Douyin for B2B businesses in China. You will learn how to best leverage the potential of WeChat and Douyin for a B2B marketing strategy and which other platforms are best suited for the online […]

Tommy Hilfiger in China: Digital marketing and celebrity endorsements

Tommy Hilfiger in China case study

Founded in 1985, in The United States, Tommy Hilfiger is a highly recognizable designer brand dedicated to producing unique, classic and highly fashionable clothing and accessories for the global market. The product range includes men and women’s wear, children’s wear and a jeans collection. Other affiliated products include as watches and perfumes. Tommy Hilfiger in […]

Coach in China: A fast-growing affordable luxury brand

Coach in China

Coach’s history dates back to 1941. It started as a family-run workshop in New York City with a simple goal—to make beautiful, functional items in modern shapes from the finest leathers. In 1979, Lew Frankfort joined the company and came up with the concept of an “affordable luxury brand.” In the late 1980s, Coach began […]

Nike in China: Embracing digital transformation

Nike in China case study

Amid slowdown of global markets, the Chinese market is increasingly significant for international sportswear brands like Nike. Then, what is Nike, the largest athletic company, doing to succeed in China’s challenging market. Nike in China owes some of their success to their digital strategy. “China’s fast growing 5G technology infrastructure, artificial intelligence, machine learning and […]

China Paradigm 93: Building an event-native agency in China’s digital world

China's digital landscape

Matthieu David interviews Augustin Missoffe, a managing director of Greater China, Korea & ASEAN at HOPSCOTCH Groupe. How is event marketing progressing in China’s digital world? Is e-commerce marketing strictly digital now? And how different is running event-based marketing campaigns in China opposed to the West? Find out the answers to these questions and many […]