Domestic tourism in China saw a jump, and consumer sentiment is improving more slowly after the zero-Covid policies ended, says consumer expert Ashley Dudarenok at CNBC. Brands are relucted in spending their marketing budgets. Dudarenok said that heading into 2023 and the Lunar New Year, some smaller brands had turned more conservative on China and cut their marketing budgets for the country in half.Read More →

Russian-born China digital marketing guru Ashley Dudarenok has been spending much of her recent professional life in Hong Kong. In December she swapped her Russian passport for a Hong Kong one and became a real Hongkonger. In the South China Morning Post, she explains why.Read More →

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 →