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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
Following last month’s ban on VPN apps from App Store in China, the country’s government has moved to ban anonymity from the internet. Now no internet user can comment using a fake identity.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
A growing Chinese mobile ad market and China’s booming outbound tourism are growth drivers that Tencent’s popular messaging platform WeChat is well positioned to capitalize on.Read 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
China’s rising unmarried population has been a center-of-attention social phenomenon for the past five years.Read More
WeChat is one of the country's leading mobile communication platforms and is used on a daily basis by more than 900 million smart phone owners. Read More
Starting August 31st, Chinese tourists in South Africa will have more opportunities to pay via smartphone as Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform.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