When Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion in 2012, skeptics questioned whether the world's largest social network would ever recoup its investment in the fast-growing but still-unmonetized photo sharing app.
It has been a very busy year for Instagram.
While it typically conjures up images of consumers clamoring for deals on big ticket items, American retailer Walgreens is hoping that this year it can be the first place consumers turn for inexpensive gifts like wine, candles and small toys.
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China is a world leader when it comes to social commerce. Here, JD.com's Joey Bian outlines how cosmetic giant SK-II blended data from two of China's biggest ecommerce and social sites to improve both brand perception and ROI.
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In addition to being the world's largest ecommerce market, China is rapidly establishing itself as a hub for technological innovation around mobile social commerce, omnichannel marketing and virtual reality.
Smart brands in China are implementing sophisticated and innovative online and offline strategies to capitalize on the Chinese consumer's mobile-first approach to shopping.