Shopping Tag

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
The other day, UnionPay International announced in Shanghai the launch of its Summer Marketing Campaign. Read More
Western brands risk alienating China’s young, modern consumers with campaigns that miss the mark culturally and play to Western clichés of the country, according to marketing experts.Read More
If we had to choose a single word to describe today’s Chinese consumers, ‘connected’ would surely rise to the top of the list.Read More
Ask a boutique selling pricey luxury goods in France or Italy who their top customers are and the answer most likely will be Chinese tourists on an international spending spree.Read More
Chinese millennial travelers are the future of luxury spending: They’re well-traveled, affluent, and eager to spend on on luxury goods and experiences that show off their wealth. Read More
These days it's business as usual at South Korea's Jeju International Airport which means: Chinese travelers are leaving behind mountains of Duty-Free trash before departing from the popular resort island. Read More