Powerhouse Chinese brands lacking in simplicity: Survey

Alipay and WeChat falter, but Hilton and Vivo excel in consistent and clear communication, according to a Siegel+Gale study.

 Source: Alizila

China's most ubiquitous brands, such as WeChat, Alipay and Taobao, fare relatively poorly on a list of the Chinese brands that communicate with the most consistency and clarity. The Global Brand Simplicity Index, released by brand strategy firm SiegelGale, puts China's internet giants well behind the top brands Hilton, 7-11 and RT-Mart, all of which are bricks-and-mortar based. In fact, Alipay, WeChat and Taobao appear in spots 18, 20 and 55, respectively,...

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