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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
They're still coming in droves - but no longer buying in spades. After propping up sales for overseas retailers over the past decade with a shopping-driven tourism agenda, Chinese visitors are no longer returning home with suitcases bulging like before.Read More
Little Snow was pregnant at the time and after watching the show, decided to travel to the United States to have her baby. The number of such traveling moms-to-be has risen sharply from merely 600 in 2007 to more than 80,000 in 2016. Read More
Chinese mainland travelers are a major driving force for global tourism, according to a report released by China's leading online travel agency Ctrip and a Chinese think tank, the Center for China and Globalization.Read More