Payments Category

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
From ride-hailing to luxury brands, hotels and restaurants, Alipay is working to cover every aspect of Chinese tourists' travel in the US.Read More
Aeroflot now offers Alipay as a payment option on its website to enhance service for Chinese customers. Aeroflot is the first transport partner of the Chinese payment system in Russia. Read More
The other day, UnionPay International announced in Shanghai the launch of its Summer Marketing Campaign. Read More
Chinese internet giant Tencent launched its WeChat Pay payments service in Europe on Monday, challenging rival Alipay, which is owned by rival Alibaba's affiliate Ant Financial. Read More