China’s annual Single’s Day has been in 2022 relatively lackluster, and Alibaba and JD.com even did not release figures this year. Marketing guru Ashley Dudarenok presents for brands new ways to measure their performance. Four metrics she explains at her vlog for brands to prepare for the next shopping events in this fast-changing consumer market.Read More →

Among the often dark outlook for China’s economy, marketing expert Ashley Dudarenok comes with some bright sparks: five emerging consumer groups. She looks at her vlog at Gen Alpha, the metaverse consumers, pet lovers, young and health-conscious consumers, and outdoor enthusiasts.Read More →

Marketing guru Ashley Dudarenok explains how content producers can create and monetize their intellectual property (IP). The country is leaving behind its image of a robber of IP and has developed a booming industry of cultural products, allowing to make real money, she explains at her vlog.Read More →

US fast fashion brand Forever 21 tries for the third time to get access to the China market. But Shanghai-based market analyst Ben Cavender wonders if the US brand and its Western competitors in fast fashion might succeed this time, he tells Reuters. “It will be difficult to claw away market share as most Chinese consumers either haven’t heard of the brand or don’t really know what it stands for,” he says.Read More →

Consumption patterns of Gen-Z and millennials vary greatly from older generations in China, says branding expert Arnold Ma in the Jing Daily. “They are more focused on themselves and less so on the collective. There are lots of opportunities [for luxury brands] here,” says Arnold Ma.Read More →

H&M tries to retain market share in China after a consumer boycott of a range of Western fashion brands – including also Nike and Burberry – on its Xinjiang stance by launching two new brands. The results with the consumers in China have been mixed, says marketing expert Arnold Ma in Jing Daily.Read More →