Shopping Tag

As Western retailers and luxury brands look to attract the next generation of shoppers, they need only look to China, who’s younger consumers and millenials are snapping up luxury products faster than one can say ‘Gucci’.Read More
The rapid expansion of China’s wealth in recent decades has given birth to the country’s mass affluent male class (M.A.C), which wields massive purchasing power and directly affects luxury brands.Read More
Visitors were attracted by a cheap pound, which has persisted following last year's EU referendum.Read More
UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways said it has joined hands with Alibaba’s Tmall and Alitrip to launch a specially-branded aircraft livery for the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 2017.Read More
Travel marketers everywhere are salivating over two major segments — Chinese and millennial tourists. Combine the two, and you’ve got the enormous Chinese millennial traveler market. 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
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
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
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
In an effort to further spur retail spending by Chinese visitors, five Thai retail operators have finalized an agreement with the travel review site, TripAdvisor, to promote sales directly to consumers. Read More