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Subscribe to read. Top 5 Most Popular Social Media In China 2016. Every country has their own online marketing strategies in place when it comes to social media.

Top 5 Most Popular Social Media In China 2016

When one looks at China each business has their own preference when using social media platforms. Furthermore, if you want to reach the increasingly important Chinese market, you need to know which social media platform they are using the most. Here is the top 5 most popular Social Median in China for 2016 and growing fast: China is cracking down on air pollution from shipping. China is the world’s busiest shipping nation but all those ships entering its ports and plying its waters are contributing to the country’s air pollution.

China is cracking down on air pollution from shipping

Every year, over 60% of the world’s seaborne cargoes and 30% of the world’s shipping containers pass through China’s ports. The country is also home to seven of the world’s top 10 ports, so shipping is becoming a major source of air pollution in its port cities, such as Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai. An estimated 18,000 premature deaths in China in 2013 were caused by air pollution from oceangoing ships. Cross-Border E-Commerce: China Policy Update. Chinese consumers have a great demand for foreign goods and many buy these via overseas online shopping platforms or through purchasing agents.

Cross-Border E-Commerce: China Policy Update

The China E-Commerce Research Center (CECRC) predicted the number of China’s haitao shoppers[1] to increase from 18 million in 2014 to 35.6 million by 2018, with the amount spent growing from Rmb150 billion in 2014 to Rmb1 trillion in 2018. To further protect the rights and interests of consumers, improve product safety and protect state revenue, the Chinese government has introduced a number of policies on cross-border e-commerce imports since 2012 (for details, please see Mainland Cross-Border E-Commerce Opportunities for Hong Kong Businesses). China has 10 pilot cities for cross-border e-commerce, including Shanghai, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Zhengzhou, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Fuzhou and Pingtan, where business is conducted as a "bonded import" or "direct purchase import". Here comes the modern Chinese consumer. Despite concerns about economic growth, the country’s consumers keep spending.

Here comes the modern Chinese consumer

Yet our latest survey reveals changes in what they’re buying and how they’re buying it. Cooling economic growth, a depreciating currency, and a gyrating stock market are making political and business leaders concerned that China’s economic dream may be ending. Yet Chinese consumers remain upbeat. China Population (2017) Notes The China Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of China delivered by Worldometers' RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

China Population (2017)

The Population of China (1950 - 2017) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2017. The Yearly Population Growth Rate chart plots the annual percentage changes in population registered on July 1 of each year, from 1951 to 2017. This value can differ from the Yearly % Change shown in the historical table, which shows the last year equivalent percentage change assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period. How streetwear restyled the world – from hip-hop to Supreme and Palace. To the casual observer, 9am on Friday 24 February was business as usual in London’s Soho.

How streetwear restyled the world – from hip-hop to Supreme and Palace

Commuters hurried on their way to work, shutters were raised on shops, rubbish trucks steamed along. But at 26 Brewer Street, a queue of teenagers was snaking around the block. What for? To get their hands on the latest designs by Palace, the streetwear label known for its triangle logo, skate videos and lol-worthy prints. Why exporting isn't just about shipping. Image copyright Getty Images The future of international trade has leapt up the agenda.

Why exporting isn't just about shipping

The British vote to leave the European Union is one central reason. Why Supreme’s Business Model [Probably] Won’t Work For You. Last April marked the 20th Anniversary of Supreme — the most powerful fashion/retail brand you may have never heard of.

Why Supreme’s Business Model [Probably] Won’t Work For You

And that’s okay, because if you haven’t heard of them, then you’re probably not meant to [but you should keep reading, anyway]. Even the New York Times said, No offense, but if you don’t know about Supreme, maybe it’s because you’re not supposed to. Trapstar x Vitamin Water Pop Up Store Competition - SBTV. Vitamin Water launches new campaign #ShineBright with a host of creatives including Trapstar founder.

Trapstar x Vitamin Water Pop Up Store Competition - SBTV

Vitamin Water have teamed up with Mikey (Trapstar London) to offer a talented designer the chance to showcase their work in a collaborative pop-up store, just like he did when he started out. He’ll be with you at every step, showing you how to set up, promote a label and run a store. Trapstar London “Invasion for Peace” USA Launch Fall/Winter 2015. Trapstar begin their invasion for the USA.

Trapstar London “Invasion for Peace” USA Launch Fall/Winter 2015

From starting as a custom t-shirt’s brand for friends in London, Trapstar have spread their “Invasion for Peace” to the streets of New York, with their official launch event and fashion show being presented at the Openhouse Mulberry last Friday. Through effortlessly accumulating an army of followers in and around London, as well as on the world stage, with the likes of Cara Delevingne, Rihanna and Future all notable supporters, Trapstar are now planning a US takeover, starting from next year. Captivating the audience with a breath-taking opening act by ballerina Deija Ferguson, models soon marched on to steal the show as Dudley O’Shaughnessy opened. The Global Expansion Of Trapstar London. Trapstar London founders Mikey, Lee, and Will Trapstar have relied on their steady grind and have hustled hard to overcome any obstacles that have come their way.

Before becoming the go-to streetwear brand for the likes of Rihanna and Cara Delevigne, their clothing line, faced much resistance from many established retail shops, who were reluctant to take a chance on the budding brand. Where others may have crumbled under such adversity, the London-based crew only grew more and more resourceful. In search creative ways to sell their clothing, they introduced the pop-up shop system they coined “Trapstar Invasions.” From there, that hustler’s mentality of theirs quickly began to pay off, and in a big way. Trapstar soon made the transitioned from cult favorite to a favorite of megastars and supermodels.

Mikey Trapstar's 8 Secrets To Starting A Successful Streetwear Brand. In 2011, Mikey Trapstar, Lee, and Will—founders of British streetwear brand Trapstar—were asked by Roc Nation's Jay Brown and Ty Ty to stop by a studio in London. Brown and Ty Ty had just seen Omar Grant, an A&R executive at Roc Nation, wearing a Trapstar hoodie and wanted to know what all the hype was about. "[Brown and Ty Ty] were like, 'Why is everyone wearing this hoodie? Where is this? Who is this? '" recalls Mikey. China keeps finding millions of people who never officially existed — Quartz. China, the country with the largest population in the world, has just found another 14 million people, equal to about one percent of its population of 1.37 billion. The group was never officially registered on the country’s household registration record system, known as hukou, which is closely linked to a person’s legal identity. That means they didn’t officially exist—until recently.

On Friday (March 24), China’s Ministry of Public Security, the government department in charge of hukou registrations, announced that they had helped register the 14 million. China’s online retail market expected to reach RMB 1.3 trillion in 2021. From 2016 to 2021, China’s online retail market growth is expected to slow to a still-strong CAGR of 15%, according to a new research from Mintel. Despite rapid growth in recent years, the Haitao market is expected to peak within China’s overall online retail market. Mintel revealed that in China the total combined online cross-border e-commerce market, including Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer e-commerce, grew by a factor of 10, from RMB 53 billion in 2011 to an estimated RMB 626 billion in 2016, representing a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 64%. China's Shoppers Expect Physical Stores to Mimic Online Experience - eMarketer. China’s increasingly sophisticated ecommerce environment is placing growing demands on retailers, both online and offline.

Because China’s consumers are more accustomed to shopping online—particularly via mobile devices—than they are shopping in-store, they expect the same types of digital and mobile-friendly benefits when they shop in the real world. When PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) asked internet users in China about the most important attributes of the in-store experience in September 2016, more than 70% of respondents said real-time, personalized offers, the second most popular answer. Another key attribute for in-store buying was the ability to see and order an extended range of products at the store, cited by 68.0% of respondents.

These responses suggest that many of the data-driven, real-time features mobile shoppers in China take for granted online are becoming expectations for the physical retail environment as well. New rules that take effect on April 1. PUMA x Trapstar FW16 Collection.

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Uk.businessinsider. Louis Vuitton x Supreme: The Best Pieces. The 14-Year-Olds Spending Thousands on Streetwear - VICE. THE DAILY STREET - UK Streetwear, Sneakers, Music, Art and Lifestyle. Meet the people who queue outside Supreme every week - Shift London. 13-Year-Old Kids Are Making Thousands Reselling Supreme Hats And Tees. Subscribe to read. Mikey Trapstar Interview. The Rise of Streetwear.