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Thursday 7th October 2021, 08:42 Hong Kong

Rockit reports record sales for Mid-Autumn festival

Sales increase by 94 per cent year on year following sustained marketing campaign to promote miniature apple

Rockit reports record sales for Mid-Autumn festival

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Rockit Global has reported a 94 per cent increase in its apple sales in Mainland China during the 2021 Mid-Autumn Festival, compared to the same period last year.

Rockit general manager global sales, Mark Pay, said it was phenomenal to see retail partners deliver over 3,800 in-store POS displays and hand out thousands of samples to promote a healthy gifting experience for the festival, while also educating consumers of the nutritional benefits of Rockit snack-sized apples.

“We worked hard as a team to generate a strong campaign for Mid-Autumn Festival to grow brand awareness and build customer loyalty to drive ongoing sales,” Pay explained. “Seeing 120,000 iconic Rockit giftboxes – designed and drawn by renowned Shanghai-based artist, Yixin Zeng – packing a punch in-store and selling out across e-commerce platforms Fruit Day, TMall and JD.com was fantastic.

“Our sales on TMall and JD.com increased by an incredible 600 per cent throughout the campaign,” continued Pay. “We also saw over 120,000 visitor views on TMall – smashing our target of 80,000 – demonstrating how effective our marketing efforts and e-commerce promotions have been in this market.”

Pay said Rockit will aim to drive continued growth in the Greater China market by building new and existing relationships with licensees and retailers, while staying across local consumer trends to create great brand experiences for its target consumers.

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