Change may be coming, as high-profile information breaches and consumer awareness push the issue of data privacy into the spotlight.
Following the discount shopping festival, we look at the recent tactical shifts made by China's biggest e-commerce platforms—and why they went back to basics this year.
Facebook's dramas have prompted a period of reckoning over data usage. We examine the impact of looming regulation walls, how consumers really feel about data and why Asia is having different conversations to the rest of the world.
Meet three smaller upstarts who may yet challenge Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent’s digital dominance in China.
SECTOR STUDY: Global players are struggling to make inroads in the face of fierce competition from local services.
Technology investments can be hit-or-miss and digital advertising still has its issues. But don’t expect any slowdown in money flows to digital and data analytics this year.
All too often overshadowed by the stellar growth of the region’s megacities, ASEAN’s secondary markets may hold keys to success, according to a new Nielsen study.
The technological equivalent of astral projection is finally here, allowing interaction with audiences and consumers across time and space—and even from beyond the grave.
DIGITAL CHINA: High-end brands are dropping their former digital reticence and learning to embrace online engagement.
A string of popular apps launched by cashed-up startups are creating an army of content-creating internet celebrities, but concerns over censorship and engagement levels present a challenge for brands trying to get in on the action.
In the second of our two-part series on the evolution of media in Japan, we explore an area that’s destined to become part of the mainstream planning and buying—as soon as enough people understand what it’s all about.
Despite its maturity, Japan lags the US and Europe in its use of data to inform marketing. Yet marketers are demanding more from their investments, and more transparency.
As China sales falter due to a slowing economy and crackdown on corruption, luxury brands seek a turnaround.
Management consultants are increasingly competing with creative agencies and have started acquiring boutique design firms.
Mobile commerce isn’t ‘important’ in China, it’s everything. A look at the current landscape, the potential disruptors and the impacts for brands.
Some of the most intriguing stories in the Top 1000 involve Asia-based brands that are either new to the list or are building the momentum to ride to new heights.
The pace of product development hasn’t increased, but improving existing products is key for innovation hubs.
The internet of things spells new opportunities to play a role in consumer’s lives—and brings a host of thorny privacy issues.
After several tough years, media sector figures look to returns on digital investment to usher in a new ‘golden age’.
Agencies are facing growing competition from their own clients as top brands move to build in-house social media teams.