The consumer market is still growing quickly in Philippines, though inflation and new taxes may dampen consumer spending.
Jollibee appeals to Filipinos hearts and taste buds, while brands like Bench, Cherry Mobile and MyPhone mobile put aspirations within reach.
Google, Lazada and Facebook excel, while local financial and payment players like BPI, Globe GCash and PayMaya also get strong mobile marks.
Consumer goods and local brand favourites rank more highly in this growing market, though big electronics names still dominate
The city's consumers appear restless and willing to part with tradition, particularly when it comes to fashion and cosmetics.
Heritage, community involvement and fun localisation efforts help local brands stay relevant with Hong Kong consumers.
Convenience and the time-saving courtesy of smart mobile-first design win favour among Hong Kong's on-the-go populace. But what comes next?
Luxury goods, premium retail experiences and health innovations will get Hong Kong's attention, according to Nielsen.
The Lion City reflects a fair few of the regional trends from our Top 1000 Brands research this year, along with some of its own local quirks.
NTUC Fairprice, Singtel and 100 Plus are the firm home-grown favourites among Singaporeans. Here's why.
Knowing your customers intimately and providing them excellent service are the recurring themes for Singapore’s leading mobile brands, industry observers tell us.
Online shopping is gathering momentum and Singaporean shoppers are increasingly optimistic, finds Nielsen.
Domestic manufacturing giants stand their ground while foreign tech firms extend their lead.
Toyota, Panasonic and Sony have stood the test of time in the world's toughest consumer market. Here's a look at how, and what the future holds for them.
Key to a successful mobile-strategy is making a brand part of consumers' lives, comment Japan market experts on the country's favourite phone-friendly companies.
Growth does not come easily in Japan, but brands are experimenting with service innovation to stay ahead.
Car Inc, Ikea, Oreo, and iQiyi shoot through the ranks while Dumex is down in the dumps as it drops 159 spots.
Chinese consumers declare Alibaba, Haier and Huawei their favourite local brands. What's behind their appeal?
Chinese consumers find Apple, WeChat, and Baidu to be their most mobile-friendly brands. Why?
Thanks to a burgeoning middle class and growing digital spend, China's outlook and consumer confidence levels remain optimistic, particularly for local and premium brands.
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