Payments Category

The unmanned store was jointly opened Saturday by WeChat, unmanned convenience store, EasyGo and other partners.Read More
China UnionPay joined hands with over 30 Commercial banks and payment institutions to launch "Mobile QuickPass", the unified APP for China's banking industry. Read More
The volume of payments processed on Alipay in the country swelled about eight times in the 12 months to September.Read More
China’s two largest mobile payment platforms are ramping up their international expansion with the goal of simplifying the way Chinese travellers pay cab fare in popular destinations.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 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

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
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
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Friday that holders of China-based UnionPay credit cards will be allowed to file for valued-added tax refunds in select department stores in Taipei and Kaohsiung, starting from July.Read More