Retail trends in China: everything you need to know

20 years ago, there were 3.4 million students in China. Today, there are 26 million. This young, connected generation of students is fuelling shopping trends across the region, transforming China into an e-commerce behemoth. Here are a...

What ecommerce brands can learn from China’s 618 Shopping Festival

When it comes to innovation in ecommerce, there’s one country that’s definitely leading the way. China has pioneered concepts such as social shopping, chat commerce, live streams and much more. They are also known for their huge online...

Revenge spending explained: Will luxury brands see a boost post-lockdown?

As we start to see COVID-19 cases reduce, countries including the UK, Australia and the US are reopening non-essential businesses, including retail. Retailers with physical stores will be excited about the prospect of reopening after...

Students purchasing decisions: what makes them click the ‘buy’ button?

The cliché about students is that they have little money, and most of that goes on alcohol and fast food. Actually, that view is pretty outdated. Now you understand how today’s college student shop online, it’s time to dig...

How today’s college students shop online

Here at Student Beans, we make it a priority to keep up-to-date with the latest student consumer trends, including how students like to shop and what brands can do to maximise their student sales. It’s likely you’ve found...