Aranya is an escape from the city turmoil for Chinese middle-class Millennials

Aranya is a pioneer of cultural and tourism real estate projects in China. The brand has cultural tourism development projects in Beidaihe, Jinshanling, Wulingshan and Sanya. However, by the time Aranya was built in 2013, the Chinese government was already starting to crack down on the real estate bubble. Back then, Aranya was regarded as […]

“Is MBTI reliable?”: Trending hashtag on Chinese social media


In recent weeks, the hashtag #Is MBTI reliable?# has become a trending topic on Chinese social media, predominantly on Weibo and Xiaohongshu, triggering almost 50 million views and discussions from Weibo netizens. What is MBTI? The full name of MBTI is Myers-Briggs Type Indicator – a test developed to identify a person’s personality type based on […]

Why Astrology is popular in China

astrology in China

A trend to watch for marketing to young women Astrology is defined as “The study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies interpreted as having an influence on human affairs and the natural world.” It originated from the western society. Nevertheless, astrology is popular in China and has affected Chinese people’s daily lives […]

A peek into Chinese views of other countries | Daxue Consulting

chinese stereotypes of other countries

Why do Chinese People wear Masks and drink hot Water?   Chinese views of other countries through the questions they ask online Google search engine auto-complete results show that these are the questions asked about China and Chinese people. Though these questions are all-too-familiar with expats in China and those outside of China, many of […]

Market Research China: identify trends in China

identify trends in China

Market Research China: identify trends in China [to see more about market research in Shanghai] FMCG Trends in China China’s FMCG sector suffered a bit of a setback at the start of 2014, with a 1.3% drop in growth from 7.4% last year to 6.1% by end of Q1. Consultants suggests that the slowdown is […]