Who are China's Affluent Consumers?
Chinese consumers account for about one-third of the world’s total spending on luxury, even though only 8% of such consumption takes place on China’s mainland. It is estimated that, by 2025, some 7.5 million affluent Chinese households will be spending Rmb1 trillion (US$147 billion) on luxury goods, this representing a year-on-year growth of 25% since 2016. It is little wonder that China is a top strategic priority for lifestyle and luxury brands.
Ipsos Update - December 2018
December’s edition features global reports on local infrastructure, entrepreneurialism and connected health as well as new papers on AI and corporate reputation, communication strategies and Black Friday. And to mark the end of the year, we highlight the key Ipsos polls, reports and white papers of 2018.
Black Friday: Shifting its Centre of Gravity
Ahead of Black Friday 2018, Tim Denison traces the history of a retail event that has evolved into a global phenomenon. But what is different now to previous years, what can retailers learn, and what shape can we expect Black Friday to take in the future?