Xiaofeng   Wang

Xiaofeng Wang

Senior Analyst Serving B2C Marketing Professionals

Xiaofeng helps B2C marketing and digital business professionals develop effective digital marketing and omnichannel engagement strategies for the Asia Pacific market. Xiaofeng's research focuses on how to better understand the unique social, mobile, and digital behaviors of consumers in Asia Pacific and how to harness digital platforms like Alibaba and WeChat to drive awareness, engagement, and brand loyalty. She is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Previous Work Experience

Before joining Forrester, Xiaofeng worked as a strategic planning manager on the marketing team at Sina Weibo, the largest microblogging platform in China, where she developed key consumer insights to drive social media effectiveness for automotive, retail, telecommunications, financial services, and consumer packaged goods companies. Xiaofeng was also a strategic planner at L3 Advertising, a multicultural advertising agency based in New York, where she developed brand and integrated marketing strategies for her clients.

Education

Xiaofeng holds an M.A. in integrated marketing communication from Emerson College, an M.A. in communication from Tsinghua University, and a B.A. with a double major in advertising and economics from Peking University. She was also the recipient of the 2004 Outstanding Innovation Award from the Serge Dumont-Tsinghua Communications Scholarship and the 2003 Most Creative Award from the Asian Inter-University Multimedia Design Competition.

Xiaofeng Wang

Senior Analyst Serving B2C Marketing Professionals

Xiaofeng helps B2C marketing and digital business professionals develop effective digital marketing and omnichannel engagement strategies for the Asia Pacific market. Xiaofeng's research focuses on how to better understand the unique social, mobile, and digital behaviors of consumers in Asia Pacific and how to harness digital platforms like Alibaba and WeChat to drive awareness, engagement, and brand loyalty. She is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Previous Work Experience

Before joining Forrester, Xiaofeng worked as a strategic planning manager on the marketing team at Sina Weibo, the largest microblogging platform in China, where she developed key consumer insights to drive social media effectiveness for automotive, retail, telecommunications, financial services, and consumer packaged goods companies. Xiaofeng was also a strategic planner at L3 Advertising, a multicultural advertising agency based in New York, where she developed brand and integrated marketing strategies for her clients.

Education

Xiaofeng holds an M.A. in integrated marketing communication from Emerson College, an M.A. in communication from Tsinghua University, and a B.A. with a double major in advertising and economics from Peking University. She was also the recipient of the 2004 Outstanding Innovation Award from the Serge Dumont-Tsinghua Communications Scholarship and the 2003 Most Creative Award from the Asian Inter-University Multimedia Design Competition.

Xiaofeng Wang's Research

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: New Retail Is Transforming Commerce

    Get Ready For The Future Of Retail That Alibaba, JD, And Tencent Are Shaping

    January 22, 2019Xiaofeng Wang

    Alibaba's New Retail vision is now reality, and it's reshaping the retail landscape in China and beyond. JD.com, Tencent, and traditional retailers like Starbucks and Walmart are all jumping on the bandwagon. New Retail distills the essence of omnichannel commerce: delivering seamless customer experiences and increased operational efficiency. This report describes the early achievements of omnichannel transformations, what digital business pros at retailers can learn from early adopters, and how they can accelerate their omnichannel transformation.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Case Study: Intime Embraces New Retail Transformation To Drive Growth

    Omnichannel Is The Foundation Of An Insights-Driven Retail Business

    January 16, 2019Xiaofeng Wang

    Traditional retailers struggle to meet the fast-changing expectations of omnichannel customers and drive business growth. While most firms are digitizing to some degree, transformations seldom yield the expected returns. Chinese department store chain Intime is an exception. It undertook an ambitious 500-day retail transformation program that resulted in a decade-high year-over-year sales growth of 18%. Digital business pros at traditional retailers can learn from Intime to accelerate their retail transformation journey beyond omnichannel.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Transformation Goes Pragmatic

    Key Takeaways From Forrester's Singapore And Hong Kong Predictions 2019 Events

    January 14, 2019 Tom Mouhsian, Frederic Giron, Xiaofeng Wang, Achim Granzen

    Forrester's Predictions 2019 events in Singapore and Hong Kong highlighted the major trends, opportunities, and challenges that companies will face and must address in 2019. This report outlines the key takeaways from both events to help digital business leaders in Asia Pacific (AP) prepare for and lead change in 2019 and beyond.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: From Singles' Day To Global Shopping Festival

    This Year's 11.11 Event Showcased Alibaba's Business And Technology Innovations

    December 10, 2018Xiaofeng Wang

    2018 marks the 10th anniversary of Singles' Day, the world's largest shopping festival. This year, event creator Alibaba renamed it the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival; the nearly $31 billion in sales set a new record. Alibaba used the rebranding as an opportunity to scale innovations like its New Retail model, run pilots in industries like hotels and automobile, and test its New Manufacturing vision. Digital business pros can use this report to learn from Alibaba's latest innovations and apply those lessons to their global omnichannel strategy.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Marketing Measurement And Optimization Solutions In Asia Pacific, Q4 2018

    The Seven Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    October 23, 2018Xiaofeng Wang

    In our 36-criteria evaluation of marketing measurement and optimization solutions in Asia Pacific (AP), we identified the seven most significant vendors — Analytic Partners, Data2Decisions, Datalicious, Fractal Analytics, Impact, Neustar, and Nielsen — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2C marketing professionals make the right choice.

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