Facts&Figures – Sept 11, 2014

2% sales of Luxury growth in 2013 vs +20% in 2012
+39% revenue growth for Alibaba in Q1 2014/2013. Vs +52% Q1 2013/2012 and +72% Q1 2012/2011
3 out of 4 newly affluent consumers expected to come from China’s lower-tier cities oin the next 6 years (BCG).
10 highest concentrations of Alipay mobile users in rural provinces such as Tibet or Inner Mongolia
160 000 orders per day for DiDi Call-A-Cab app, which has attracted +220 million users in 16 months
$10,000 offered by Qihoo 360 to anyone able to break into a Tesla vehicle’s computer system
500,000 : the number of villages to which Alibaba delivered at no extra charge, for a week in July, home appliances bought through its three shopping websites – Taobao, Tmall and Juhuasuan
56 million comments or shares for the “ice bucket challenge” that reached China’s tech giants Jack Ma, Robin Li, Pony Ma and Lei Jun. One of the three most-discussed topics on Weibo
400 million mobile daily video views for Youku-Tudou in Q1 2014
641 million in June 2014: the total smartphone users of Qihoo 360′s primary mobile security product, vs 338 million in June 2013


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