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The changing nature of e-commerce in China

Three emerging trends apparent in 2017 Singles Day

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Humanize Big Data into Smart Data that marketing professionals can use

Are we data, or are we human?

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Chinese doctors increasingly prefer WeChat over apps

The power of WeChat is so strong that doctors install fewer medical apps, because they find subscribing to medical accounts is enough.

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Meet the digitally savvy Chinese patients

Compared with other countries, Chinese patients spend much more time online looking for medical information, and more likely to request a prescription change.

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2017 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands Report

Brands serving urban middle-class enjoy growth. Tencent tops the ranking for the third year. Alibaba returns to No.2.

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BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2017

Tencent tops the 13 Chinese brands in the list by entering top 10 for the first time. Chinese premium alcohol brand Moutai is the second fastest rising brand globally.

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From The Archive

Spending in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) grows by 4.3% from a year ago, which is 0.7 percentage point higher than that in 2016 and the fastest in three years.
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Chinese brands are helping to establish “Brand China” as innovative, cutting-edge and pioneering.
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How retailers respond to consumers’ changing needs brought by ageing populations, shrinking households.
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China’s overall image is steadily improving overseas. Countries whose score of China rose the most were all developed countries; awareness of the Belt and Road Initiative rose significantly from three years ago; Chinese food and high-speed railway are most mentioned cultural and high-tech elements.
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Doreen Wang is Global Head of BrandZ, Millward Brown.

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Panos Dimitropoulos is Human & Cultural Practice Lead, Asia and Developing Markets.

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Bernhard Wessels is the Managing Director, North Asia, Kantar Retail.

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Paul McGowan is Kantar Added Value's CMO.

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