brand health check

Sep 28, 2023

Turning clicks to cash: Red's monetisation is reshaping China's influencer landscape

BRAND HEALTH CHECK: Born as a UGC platform a decade ago, Red (Xiaohongshu) is now chasing business opportunities from ecommerce to live streaming for brands and content creators in China and overseas markets.

Sep 13, 2023

Can Meta ever match the heights of its Facebook heyday?

BRAND HEALTH CHECK: Following record losses, job cuts, a rumoured cage fight with a rival billionaire, and most recently, a new app to take on Twitter, can Meta mend and march to its former might?

Aug 30, 2023

Brand Health Check: 'Zara's Apprentice' Urban Revivo's future beyond the Chinese market

BRAND HEALTH CHECK: Chinese fast fashion brand Urban Revivo has skyrocketed to achieve unprecedented popularity in the mainland market over recent years. So, how do branding experts view its success and its potential to tap into overseas markets?

Feb 16, 2023

Brand Health Check: Has Shopee missed the boat on a post-pandemic strategy?

Globally ecommerce giants predicted the pandemic would change shopping behaviour permanently. They were wrong. Here’s dissecting the tough road ahead for Shopee.

Jan 16, 2023

Can Tesla reclaim the electric vehicle crown?

BRAND HEALTH CHECK: Following a sharp drop in its stock value, missed delivery targets, losing the sales race to competitors, and a CEO preoccupied with making a 'chief Twit' of himself, can the darling of the electric vehicle world steer itself back on track?

Jan 9, 2023

Can L’Oréal's new luxury skincare line Shihyo shake up the beauty industry?

BRAND HEALTH CHECK: The French beauty giant is channeling its inner K-beauty, but in the era of disruptors like Drunk Elephant and Glossier, can yet-another new brand squeeze its way to the top in the over-saturated beauty market?