Posts Tagged ‘retail’

Hong Kong Issues First Licenses For Stored Value Facilities

Octopus CardThough its population of 7.5 million is equal to that of a mid-size mainland Chinese city like Hangzhou, Hong Kong …


Alipay Available At Nearly 4,000 Vendors In Japan

Lawson JapanChinese travelers to Japan can rely on more payment options as Alipay says it is now supported by nearly 4,000 …


China’s Cross-border E-commerce Scale Up 30% During H1 2016

Over the first half of 2016, China’s cross-border e-commerce businesses achieved explosive growth despite the weak economic trends and it …


Here’s Where You Can Use Apple Pay In Hong Kong

Apple Pay Hong KongHong Kong consumers who have long relied on the contactless Octopus payment service now have an alternative. Apple Pay launched …


IoT Smart Home Development Boost As Midea Joins With Huawei

smart homeThe southern Chinese city of Shunde in Guangdong was the site last week for Huawei’s consumer business CEO Yu Chengdong …


Alibaba Closes Offices In India

China and IndiaOver the past few months, China-based Alibaba has closed four enterprise e-commerce platform offices in India. According to reports in …


China Bans Apple’s Latest iPhones Over Patent Dispute

Apple logo redInvestors eyeing Apple’s China growth with anticipation have had their bubbles popped today with news that the tech company was …


Baidu Wallet Expands Forex Payment Services Outside China

Thailand ForexChinese fintech companies are spreading globally, with Baidu Wallet the latest service to make offerings outside of mainland China. The …


Suguo Stores Begin Supporting Apple Pay In China

Apple PayJiangsu-based supermarket chain Suguo announced that its 1,500 owned stores in Jiangsu and Anhui provinces, covering shopping plazas, community stores, …


Who Are Apple Pay’s Partners In China?

Apple PayToday marks the beginning of Apple Pay’s entry into China, a country that Steve Jobs never visited as company chief …