Strong market conditions in the two countries defy global political and social changes.
HONG KONG - Carat’s latest report, “The next goldmine 2.0”, paints a picture of lower-tier China as a near-parallel to the post-WWII United States. Buying power in tier-3 to tier-5 cities has expanded, and that means opportunity if you pay attention to consumption habits and historical patterns.
ASIA-PACIFIC - Sriramagopalan Desikan has left his position as Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) printing and PC marketing director for Asia-Pacific and Japan to take on a new role at Facebook as global business manager of emerging markets.
ASIA PACIFIC – In Asia-Pacific, consumers’ online shopping habits are shifting from PC to smartphone, led by emerging markets such as Indonesia and Thailand, while China remains the region’s most prolific market for online shopping, according to the MasterCard Online Shopping Survey.
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