Daily Digital Pulse Of China: Allen Edmonds, Taobao, Netease
Allen Edmonds Lands In China
After a year announcing plans to expand into China, Wisconsin-based shoemaker Allen Edmonds has finally opened its inaugural store in China, President and CEO Paul Grangaard expressed his excitement about Allen Edmonds’ China expansion, which coincides with its 90th anniversary, Grangaard also said that, in China, he plans to open “at least six to 12 flagship stores and over time, 40 or 50 stores in China in the next five years.” Grangaard said Allen Edmonds will also branch into China’s growing e-commerce market after its launch, and has already added Chinese-language functionality to its official website
Source: Jing Daily
Evernote: Netease’s Cloud Notes App Hits 8 Million Users
Chinese web portal Netease is making good progress with its Evernote-like cloud notes service, Youdao YunBiJi, which has just surpassed eight million users. According to the Youdao, it has 450,000 active daily users. Netease is best known for its social gaming and email services, and also has a search engine (China’s seventh-largest) under the same Youdao brand.
Source: Tech In Asia
Nearly 60% Taobao Shoppers Between 25-35 Year-old
Bachelor’s Day promotion was quite a carnival, attracting online shoppers in different age groups. China online users between 25 to 35 years old accounting for more than 50% in total are the main forces of online shopping in China.
Source: China Internet Watch