Although China’s online dating industry will generate over $350 million in 2014, the stigma attached to casual sex may hold it back. Understanding cultural nuances, social gaming app Pengpeng has amassed more than 300,000 users and is popular with Millennial men and women alike.
Is tea still the most popular drink in China? And do logo-centric brands still dominate luxury? In our 2014 / 15 cultural snapshot of China, we demystify cultural myths, shed light on the country’s economic outlook, and explore the emerging and established trends across eleven sectors.
For decades, the karaoke bar dominated Chinese nightlife in both its erotic and more innocent forms. But as young megacity dwellers develop more sophisticated tastes in alcohol, music and social scenes, karaoke is taking a supporting role.
Two months since its launch, Pengpeng, a Chinese social mobile gaming app, has gathered over 300,000 daily active users. Its fun approach to social networking has cracked the way to appeal to young Millennials in China.