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Media spending in China expected to grow 7.8% in 2017

GroupM lifts its estimation of spending growth in China in 2016 from 6.6% to 7.9%. China will continue to be world’s largest contributor of net ad spending growth.

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Smartphone sales in urban China start to decline

In the fourth quarter of last year, total sales of smartphones in urban China were down from a year ago. Huawei consolidates its leading position. OPPO for the first time makes top 10 model list.

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Survey: China leads world in mobile payments

In China, 40% of connected consumers pay by mobile on a weekly basis. Hong Kong ranks second as 32% using it every week, followed by South Korea at 31%.

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Rise of enterprise social networking in China

Enterprise social networking has become the latest option for Chinese companies to tackle the challenge of increasingly important but fragmented internal business communications.

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Lu’s ‘Make a Wish’ campaign has turned table on brands

Chinese singer/actor Lu Han launched ‘Make a Wish’ campaign by himself and invited brands to join him, totally reversing the position in celebrity/brand partnership.

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Survey finds 24% Chinese `actively' ignore online content from brands

Connected Life offers guide to how connectivity is reshaping consumers, connections, content and commerce.

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More than 72 million Chinese audiences watch part of the game on CCTV-5.
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Newspapers are an essential component of public life, with a value that goes far beyond the commercial. Few chief executives would argue with that.
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Nokia 3, 5 and 6 could do well in Western Europe because loyalty to the brand was very high until early 2016.
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As OPPO, Vivo and Meizu are expected to join the already crowded centre of stage, the smartphone market of China will likely enter the age of ‘Magnificent Seven’.
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Sam Flemming is founder and CEO of CIC, China's first and foremost provider of social business int…

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