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Consumers are shifting their behaviors, however, and increasingly inclining towards digital channels. Read More
With more than 450 million registered users worldwide, Alibaba’s payment wallet Alipay is widely used in China. Read More
The National Day Holidays and the Mid-Autumn Festival overlap this year, forming an 8-day super-long Golden Week, which ushers in the outbound travel peak. Read More
China is expected to see growth in both the domestic and overseas tourism during the forthcoming National Day holiday period, according to a recent forecast. Read More
Around six million Chinese tourists are expected to travel abroad during China’s National Day holiday period, according to a recent forecast, which also highlights a number of new destinations that are growing in popularity.Read More
China is going cashless, no doubt. Chinese consumers spent a total of US$5.5 trillion via mobile payment platforms last year, or simply put, it was about 50 times more than their American counterparts (around US$112 billion).Read More
Brands and retailers wishing to connect with China’s young consumers must recognise that they belong to a highly tech-savvy generation that, more than older age groups, use social media as a gateway for shopping.Read More

Posted On September 14, 2017By StefanIn Payments, News, China Outbound, Luxury, Shopping

AliPay pushes into US Retail

Major Chinese mobile wallet Alipay has partnered with luxury fashion retailer Rebecca Minkoff to enable Chinese tourists in the US to make purchases at all Rebecca Minkoff retail locations — including New York, Chicago, Los AngelesRead More
Fast sales and a better leverage of social media could be the winning formula for retailers to catch China’s younger generation of consumers, the buying powerhouse of tomorrow.Read More
Alone on Chinese Valentine's Day? Gift yourself a dried flower. Or better yet, indulge in a cake shaped like a "single dog". Eating by yourself? A restaurant will sit a teddy bear across from you.Read More