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China's lady billionaires

China’s Women Billionaires, Holding Up the Sky

-by Ernie Diaz It’s good to be proven wrong, but still have your point made. At every historic Chinese calamity, no matter how the people suffered, women suffered worse. Post-China liberation,

China's premium brand loving noveaux-riche are tuhao, ripe for mockery.

Alibaba Fakes and the Tuhao Effect

Are you the type to reprimand a mother of five at the supermarket, because her hyperactive twelve-year-old keeps cart riding and crashing into other shoppers? So are we. That’s why we like Jack

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The Chinese are Watching Us. Without Netflix.

  Given media-instilled fear of the Chinese market, it’s encouraging to see Netflix hit $600 on rumors of being in talks with Alibaba. But betting on Alibaba to make Netflix’ model work

Foshan is China's 4th richest city

China’s Richest Cities

-by Ernie Diaz A list of China’s richest cities recently came out, with hardly a place recognizable to the average westerner. Many Chinese themselves were surprised to notice Beijing and

Sephora has a flagship store on JD

JD or WeChat for Beauty?

Ecommerce quiz time – when is a flagship site not a flagship site? A: When the harbor is jammed with trading vessels, and the flags all represent the Republic of Direct Sales. JD is by no

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Tencent Wins Mobile, Loses on Ecommerce

Tencent beat expectations this quarter, but beatings are open to interpretation. Just ask a Pacquiao fan. China bulls can spin the news thusly: rumors of China’s imminent economic death are

Chinese brick and mortar retail is crumbling

Three Signs Chinese Brick and Mortar is Crumbling

It’s best if you’re not here in China to see it for yourself. The luxury malls aren’t so upsetting. International brands losing money on high rents and low traffic? That’s the ongoing

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China Medical Marketing Done Right: Agilent

Online lead generation is a great way forward in China’s booming medical device market. Those who rely primarily on distributors to build the brand are using an outdated playbook, and

Gong Li, Chinese beauty

A Brief History of Chinese Beauties

-by Ernie Diaz A little time in China will give you the correct impression that what’s beautiful to the western eye isn’t necessarily so to the Chinese, and vice versa. It’s to be expected.

3 things to know about Chinese O2O

3 Things You Should Know About Chinese O2O

    1. It Covers A Lot of Ground  Tech In Asia hates the term ‘O2O’ – online to offline, because it’s too vague. It refers to online location, promotion, and payment services

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Tmall’s Top Ten Water Filter Stores

  You’ve no doubt heard about our air pollution problem in China. But how about the water pollution? Over 60% of the groundwater here is very or relatively poor quality . What there

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China Digital Insider: Dr. Wang’s 5 Cross Border Points

Dr. Wang Fang is a VP at WGWG.com, a recently launched cross border platform based in Zhengzhou. Why You Should Know More About Zhengzhou “Just a few years ago, Zhengzhou was being called

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China PR Digital Skills Seen Lacking, Costs a Concern

PR cost concerns grow in China amid economic slowdown. From PR Week

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This firm isn’t worried about fake goods on Alibaba

Julie Deane, founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company, says Tmall Global̵...
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China’s Next Hot App: Year-Old Apus Aims for 300 Million Users

Barely a year after Apus debuted for Android smartphones, the Chinese company...
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China Wine Market Trends to Taste, not Face

Research reveals marked increase in casual consumption. “We are moving from...
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Kering sues Alibaba, not eBay over sales of counterfeit goods

Alibaba is being sued by the company behind luxury brands including Gucci and...

China Male Potency Supplement Market

Male potency is big business online in China. Above are the brands selling on Tmall & Taobao, including total revenue for February, 2015. Notice HuiRen brand’s domination of almost 3/4 of the total market, share based on established recognition and lack of effective competitor marketing, according to research*. February was the...

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Tmall’s Top Ten Water Filter Stores

  You’ve no doubt heard about our air pollution problem in China. ...
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Top Ten China Restaurant Apps

Think you like to eat? In China, the standard greeting isn’t “Hi&...

Alibaba Fakes and the Tuhao Effect

Are you the type to reprimand a mother of five at the supermarket, because her hyperactive twelve-year-old keeps cart riding and crashing into other shoppers? So are we. That’s why we like Jack Ma. When his 12-year-old, Taobao, offends you – for instance, one of its 2 million+ stores...

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The Chinese are Watching Us. Without Netflix.

  Given media-instilled fear of the Chinese market, it’s encouraging t...
Zhengzhou Tower and Wang Fang

China Digital Insider: Dr. Wang’s 5 Cross Border Points

Dr. Wang Fang is a VP at WGWG.com, a recently launched cross border platform ...
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Flying Cars, Quantum, & Universal Gravitation in Zhengzhou

It’s not too late to apologize, 60 Minutes. Two years ago, you called Zheng...
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To Win in China, Understand Korean Culture

Or, for a more scalable advantage, understand the popularity of Korean cultur...

JD or WeChat for Beauty?

Ecommerce quiz time – when is a flagship site not a flagship site? A: When the harbor is jammed with trading vessels, and the flags all represent the Republic of Direct Sales. JD is by no means a bad choice for Sephora to get into gear with online sales....

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Chinese brick and mortar retail is crumbling

Three Signs Chinese Brick and Mortar is Crumbling

It’s best if you’re not here in China to see it for yourself. The luxury ...
Agilent China digital marketing

China Medical Marketing Done Right: Agilent

Online lead generation is a great way forward in China’s booming medical d...
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Western Women Poised to Win China: Jessica Alba

The Golden Circle theory tells us that people and companies with a “Why” ...
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Western Women Poised to Win China: Martha Stewart

You’re better off taking political views from hobos than from celebrities. ...

Alibaba Fakes and the Tuhao Effect

Are you the type to reprimand a mother of five at the supermarket, because her hyperactive twelve-year-old keeps cart riding and crashing into other shoppers? So are we. That’s why we like Jack Ma. When his 12-year-old, Taobao, offends you – for instance, one of its 2 million+ stores...

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Tencent Wins Mobile, Loses on Ecommerce

Tencent beat expectations this quarter, but beatings are open to interpretati...
3 things to know about Chinese O2O

3 Things You Should Know About Chinese O2O

    1. It Covers A Lot of Ground  Tech In Asia hates the term ‘O...
Tmall has a big market for air filtration and water purification products

Tmall Data: Air Filter & Water Purification Market

If there’s one thing you learn from the western media about China, it’s t...
mogujie exemplifies the community based approach of ecommerce

Community Ecommerce is the New Alibaba

Disclosure: The following isn’t for people who want to pick winning stocks,...

Chinese Online Thought Leadership

Part 10 of a ten part series intended to prepare stakeholders for Remodista’s Global Brand Commerce events. China Digital Review will explore all the components necessary in establishing a customized multichannel platform for tapping China’s massive online market. Thought Leadership vs. Social Media  To lump Thought Leadership in with social media is an...

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How to Find Your Station on the WeChat Hype Train

Part II of A No Nonsense Guide to Chinese Social Media… …which is Part 9 ...
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How To Leverage Trends In China Online Education

It’s so easy to get caught napping by China’s anabolic online ecosystem. ...
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China Digital Strategy Focus: Deodorization

We don’t have dryers in China. But if we did, we’d want the pill...
3 rules for China B2B landing page design

3 Rules for High Converting Chinese B2B Landing Pages

Disclosure: it was tough to choose “rules”, rather than “easy steps” ...

China Censorship: Gauging Your Business Risk

Two multiple choice questions to gauge your online vulnerability to Chinese censorship. Check letters that apply. 1. Does anything contained on your website’s pages incite: A. Breaking China’s laws or administrative regulations B. Government overthrow C. Division of China or harm of national reunification (getting Taiwan back) D. Hatred...

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China SaaS Market

The Coming SaaS Market in China

When will we Westerners learn our lesson about China? If there’s a big...
Someone who can handle pirates better have your back.

How to Get Your Tech Into China

  Learn from the big boys’ cautionary tales, and don’t try China wit...
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Death of the Daigou, Dusk for China’s Gray Market

The Chinese government and Alibaba are joining forces to make ecommerce Weste...
The China market is probably too hot for you.

How Desirable is China?

The China market is probably too hot for you. A survey of 1150 business deci...

China’s Women Billionaires, Holding Up the Sky

-by Ernie Diaz It’s good to be proven wrong, but still have your point made. At every historic Chinese calamity, no matter how the people suffered, women suffered worse. Post-China liberation, with each stride ahead, women walked a respectful five steps behind. Always the model worker, never the commune...

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Foshan is China's 4th richest city

China’s Richest Cities

Shanghai? No – we said “richest”, not “b**chiestR...
Gong Li, Chinese beauty

A Brief History of Chinese Beauties

“Old school” babe Gong Li -by Ernie Diaz A little time in China ...
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Three Escapes for the China May Holiday

-by Ernie Diaz Back in 2012, China’s powers that were divvied up the na...
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Don’t Get Married in Hui An

-by Ernie Diaz With so much custom aimed at keeping men and women from making...