Society

Chinese millennials with a dim view of their career and marriage prospects can wallow in despair with a range of teas such as “achieved-absolutely-nothing black tea”, and “my-ex's-life-is-better-than-mine fruit tea”.Read More
Brands and retailers wishing to connect with China’s young consumers must recognise that they belong to a highly tech-savvy generation that, more than older age groups, use social media as a gateway for shopping.Read More
Fast sales and a better leverage of social media could be the winning formula for retailers to catch China’s younger generation of consumers, the buying powerhouse of tomorrow.Read More
Alone on Chinese Valentine's Day? Gift yourself a dried flower. Or better yet, indulge in a cake shaped like a "single dog". Eating by yourself? A restaurant will sit a teddy bear across from you.Read More
They're still coming in droves - but no longer buying in spades. After propping up sales for overseas retailers over the past decade with a shopping-driven tourism agenda, Chinese visitors are no longer returning home with suitcases bulging like before.Read More
Take millennials in China and the United States. If you want insight into Chinese millennials, you’re better off looking to their American peers than their Chinese parents. Read More
Little Snow was pregnant at the time and after watching the show, decided to travel to the United States to have her baby. The number of such traveling moms-to-be has risen sharply from merely 600 in 2007 to more than 80,000 in 2016. Read More
In an effort to further spur retail spending by Chinese visitors, five Thai retail operators have finalized an agreement with the travel review site, TripAdvisor, to promote sales directly to consumers. Read More
Twenty-four-year-old Mr Bags, real name Tao Liang, boasts 3 million followers on Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter equivalent.Read More
By 2030, the spending power of consumers residing in China’s lower-tier cities is expected to reach US$9.7 trillion.Read More