Ethan Li

Project Manager

April 23, 2015

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Leverage the Best of O2O Retailing to Win Customers

Deliver the Omni-channel, consistent shopping experience

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With the smartphone penetration rate rising, the customer shopping behavior in retail market has changed dramatically and impacted the traditional business model. According to a survey on online retail market in UK, mobile commerce has increased 254% between 2010 and 2011, and risen by a further 300% between 2011 and 2012. 69% of tablet owners make a purchase on their devices every month. The trend happens in emerging markets right now. Consumers have gradually adopted the new Omni-Channel shopping approaches, such as ordering from online shopping websites or App portals.

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April Wu

China Market Strategy

April 22, 2015

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Banking News This Week – Apr 22

The top 5 banking news stories in emerging markets this week.

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1 – HSBC speeds up exit from emerging markets

HSBC, which for years branded itself the “world’s local bank”, is accelerating a plan to break from that business model and retreat from key emerging markets, in a renewed effort to become “simpler and smaller”. >>

2 – How mobile banking can bring Sub-Saharan Africa out of poverty

A big game changer for the unbanked is the rise in mobile banking. Now those living in rural areas, away from bank branches, can participate in the system. While only 1% of adults worldwide use a mobile money account, 12% of adults in Sub-Saharan Africa do. >>

3 – Is Sierra Leone the new hotspot for Nigerian banks?

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FBN) is the latest Nigerian lender to set up camp in Sierra Leone. Over the last decade, more than five Nigerian lenders (Guaranty Trust Bank, Zenith Bank, Skye Bank, Access Bank and United Bank for Africa) have launched businesses in Sierra Leone. >>

4 - Ethiopia’s banking industry slowly evolving

Ethiopia’s financial services industry is one of the least developed in the region. The banking sector is heavily regulated. As at October 2013, pan-African financial services provider Ecobank estimated Ethiopia’s unbanked population to be around 80 million people. >>

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April Wu

China Market Strategy

April 21, 2015

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Retail News Roundup – Apr 21

The top 5 retail news clips in Asia this week.

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1 – IKEA in shopping mall push

IKEA, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, plans to spend up to €3 billion ($3.2 billion) on new shopping centres over the next 5-7 years, aiming to cash in on the popularity of its stores by collecting rent from retailers keen to set up nearby. >>

2 – McDonald’s Japan closing stores amid loss forecast

McDonald’s Corp.’s Japan business forecast wider losses this year, announcing store closures and job cuts after sales suffered from food scandals. >>

3 -New rich drive Vietnam luxury boom

The rapidly rising ranks of Vietnam’s uber-rich are fueling growing demand for luxury goods in the fast-growing economy. >>

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April Wu

China Market Strategy

April 15, 2015

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Banking News This Week – Apr 15

The top 5 banking news stories in emerging markets this week.

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1 – Mobile payment methods are game changer for Africa

Nairobi residents send money through m-pesa. According to a survey, sub-Saharan Africa is home to 53 percent of live mobile money services in the world. >>

2 – Survey shows over a third of Malaysian firms plan to use Renminbi in future

Thirty-four per cent of firms in Malaysia plan to use the Renminbi (RMB) in the future, according to a new survey by HSBC Commercial Banking. >>

3 - Ernst&Young: Vietnam needs only five major banks

(Media Interview) Keith Pogson, senior officer of banking and financial services of Ernst&Young Asia Pacific, spoke with the media last week in Vietnam about the banking situation in the country. >>

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April Wu

China Market Strategy

April 14, 2015

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2015 BRANDS 100

The Most Influential Brands in Taiwan

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The Chinese business magazine “Business Weekly” and market research company, Ipsos has announced Taiwan 100 Most Influential Brands for 2014 survey results. The survey conducted by online questionnaire, selected valid samples from 1,000 people, focusing on FMCG, retail, digital, automobile, transportation, finance and insurance, telecomm, and IT industry.  This research evaluate how brands or corporates engage with Taiwan consumers through five categories including Leadership innovation, sense of trust, brand visibility, CSR (corporate citizenship) and O2O engagement (Online to Offline). The top three are internet-related companies, Google, Facebook and LINE.

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Below is the most influential brands list in Taiwan.

  1. Google
  2. Facebook
  3. LINE
  4. 7-ELEVEN (CVS)
  5. YAHOO!
  6. YouTube
  7. Microsoft
  8. VISA
  9. PX Mart (Supermarket)
  10. Chunghwa Post
  11. Chunghwa Telecom
  12. Uni-President
  13. Apple
  14. Family Mart (CVS)
  15. SONY
  16. Carrefour (Hypermart)
  17. Watsons
  18. McDonald’s
  19. IMEI
  20. Starbucks
  21. ASUS
  22. MasterCard
  23. PChome
  24. TATUNG
  25. Taiwan High Speed Rail
  26. President Transnet
  27. IKEA
  28. CTBC Bank
  29. htc
  30. FAREASTONE
  31. Coca cola
  32. COSTCO (Hypermart)
  33. Nike
  34. UNIQLO
  35. Panasonic
  36. SAMSUNG
  37. RT-MART (Hypermart)
  38. TAIWAN BEER
  39. P&G
  40. adidas
  41. KYMCO
  42. Taiwan Mobile
  43. citibank
  44. DARLIE
  45. acer
  46. TOYOTA
  47. sym
  48. Cathay Life Insurance
  49. Mercedes Bens
  50. Tsannkuen燦坤
  51. EVA AIR
  52. KFC
  53. Colgate
  54. COSMED
  55. MOS BURGER
  56. Twitter
  57. Pizza Hut
  58. Kuang Chuan Dairy
  59. SHIN KONG MITSUKOSHI
  60. 85 café
  61. YAMAHA
  62. CHINA AIRLINES
  63. Fubon Financial Holdings
  64. Hey Song
  65. LUX
  66. BMW
  67. American Express
  68. NISSAN
  69. Nintendo
  70. Nestle
  71. SHLSEIDO
  72. Dominos
  73. IBM
  74. Dove
  75. Heineken
  76. LEXUS
  77. Volkswagen
  78. LG
  79. Unilever
  80. Nan Shan Life Insurance
  81. SOGO
  82. Gillette
  83. Amway
  84. Sinyi Realty
  85. HONDA
  86. SK-two
  87. Bayer
  88. DELL
  89. Panadol
  90. Airwaves
  91. Wang Steak
  92. Wei Chuan
  93. Jonnie Walker
  94. Ford
  95. MITSUSISHI MOTORS
  96. Yungching Realty
  97. pepsi
  98. HSBC
  99. L’oreal
  100. BlackBerry
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