Finance

Working with a small team at Fidelity International, I produce creative editorial content on the economy and asset management industry. These are not your regular financial videos. 

Grocery retail is the next frontier for e-commerce in China

From their very low base, China's online sales in grocery retail skyrocketed, growing at 45% annually from 2012 to 2017. To grow the sector, Chinese internet companies like Tencent, Alibaba and JD.com have been acquiring and teaming up with bricks-and-mortar stores. While young consumers are quickly adapting to this trend, the older generation of Chinese shoppers still prefers buying their groceries in shops and wet markets. Portfolio Manager Hyomi Jie compares traditional wet markets to ultra-modern supermarket grocery deliveries, and examines the perceptions of customers using them.

From Made in China to Designed in China: The luxury brands moving up the value chain

With China accounting for one-third of global luxury consumption, Chinese shoppers want more premiumisation. It's a trend that extends right across the Chinese consumer sector. From dairy, to spirits, to home appliances, these Chinese companies are making the shift from "made in China" to "designed and created in China" as consumers are increasingly more confident with their brands.