Chinese Are Dominating The International Real Estate Market Without Even Leaving China

KONG (Reuters) – For some Chinese investors, the first step to purchasing millions of dollars in property on the other side of the globe is a lot like ordering a new t-shirt online – search and click. Social media is the catalyst, connecting Chinese buyers and overseas agents. At least one prospective buyer entrusted an [...]

China’s Xiaomi Plans to Give IPhone Cool at Half Price

Lei Jun, CEO of Beijing Xiaomi Technology Co., speaks at the Beijing International Convention Center in Beijing on Sept. 5, 2013. Photographer: Imaginechina via AP Photo As China’s Xiaomi Corp. began selling smartphones in Singapore this year, each batch sold out in just a few minutes. So when the company asked people on Facebook to [...]

Glogou helps US companies build brands in China

Iris Huang (second from right), director of global marketing at Glogou, with her team at the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters. Provided to China Daily Baidu is the dominant search engine in China. But for any non-Chinese business pining to capture a smidgeon of the Middle Kingdom market, there is a massive obstacle: The search giant’s [...]

Chinese travelers the world’s biggest spenders and how can you attract Chinese tourists

Chinese travelers are now the top source of tourism cash in the world, according to a new report by the United Nations World Tourism Organization(UNWTO). Boosted by a rising Chinese currency, Chinese travelers spent a record US$102 billion on international tourism in 2012, a 40 percent rise from US$73 billion in 2011. Chinese tourism: The [...]

Where Chinese Consumers Are Spending Their Cash

Imaginechina/Associated Press Marketers have struggled for years with how to convince China’s infamous savers to spend their money. Now the secret has been unlocked: It’s all about being online. Such, at least, is the message of a new report from consultancy McKinsey & Co., which found that e-commerce is convincing Chinese consumers to open their [...]

How to Attract Chinese tourists in 2013: Over 30 Countries’ Marketing Strategies to Woo Chinese Tourists

A booming economy and expanding middle class with a newly disposable income has made China the number one most sought after outbound tourism market in the world. (The Official Tourism Website of Canada is Available in Chinese)   A record 1 billion tourists crossed international borders in 2012, and Chinese travelers are becoming a bigger and [...]

For Affluent Asians, Africa’s Appeal

Paris, Milan and Hong Kong are well-known to affluent Chinese, some of them are tiring of the usual luxury enclaves. For them, says Tianyin Shi, group head of China for Deutsche Bank ’s private wealth management group, Africa awaits. “I first went to Africa in 2011 and liked it so much that I booked the next trip [...]

Happy Chinese New Year!

Dear readers, clients, and friends, Chinese New Year is coming up this Sunday, Feb 10th. We are going to bid farewell to the Year of the Dragon and welcome the Year of the Snake. We would like to wish you a wonderful new year filled with abundance, joy, and treasured moments. May this Year of [...]

Glogou was Featured on Silicon Valley Business Journal: Santa Clara startup connects U.S. companies and Chinese markets

  For foreign companies, finding business success in China often hinges on building personal relationships. With this in mind, the U.S.-educated China natives behind Santa Clara startup Glogou are using China’s own websites to connect the country’s massive – but often elusive – markets with American businesses, real estate markets and tourist attractions. The company [...]

Why Chinese Shop While Travelling Abroad?

Coming to a City Near You: More Chinese Shoppers ByJason Chow European Pressphoto Agency Chinese shoppers queue up outside a luxury store in Hong Kong. If you thought the throngs of Chinese tourists in Hong Kong, Paris or London couldn’t get any bigger, think again: The age of the globe-trotting Chinese shopper has just begun, [...]