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FMCG sales grow even faster in Q3

E-commerce continues to report very strong growth, with sales value up by 43.6%, now representing 10.6% of the total FMCG market.

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FMCG sales growth in China accelerates in Q2

Growth rate of the fast-moving consumer goods hits 4.7% in the second quarter of 2018, faster than 2.3% in Q2. E-commerce remains a key growth engine.

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Alibaba buys into Focus Media to find New Retail synergy

Alibaba buys into China’s leading out-of-home marketing network which covers 150 cities and creates 500 million daily offline impressions.

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FMCG sales bounce back to rare double-digit growth

For 12 weeks ending May 18, 2018, FMCG sales in China grow by 10.0% compared to a year ago.

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The Face, Bones and Brains of Retail

It can be helpful to think of the retail sector as a combination of complex systems – like a human body, in which different elements perform specialist functions.

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FMCG sales growth decelerates in Q1

China’s growth of FMCG sales is weaker in the first quarter compared with previous quarters, while new retail accelerates the online and offline integration.

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From The Archive

Non-food, especially personal care categories, maintain robust growth while the food and beverage sector show weaker performance of -0.1%.
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Annual growth rate is same as in 2017. Q4 performance is weaker than previous quarter.
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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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How retailers respond to consumers’ changing needs brought by ageing populations, shrinking households.
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Jason Yu is the Greater China General Manager of Kantar Worldpanel.

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