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Chinese tourist spending in Singapore tops Southeast Asia

Chinese tourist spending in Singapore was higher than in any other SEA country over Labour Day, says Alipay.

AlipayHK reaches 2 million users, 50,000 merchants in its first year

AlipayHK has marked its first year claiming 2 million users and 50,000 merchants have signed up to its cashless payment services.

Japanese banks unite in cashless-payments service

More than 50 Japanese banks are joining Tokyo bank J-Coin to set up a cashless payment system developed by Mizuho Financial Group.

Alibaba Group sales surge 41 per cent

Alibaba Group sales soared 41 per cent in the December quarter as its customer based neared 700 million.

Tourists devote a quarter of budget to shopping

Retail shopping continues to be the largest expense for tourists from China, according to a survey from Nielsen and Alipay.

El Corte Ingles and Alibaba forge global distribution deal

El Corte Ingles and Alibaba have forged a deal to sell the department store giant’s goods worldwide.

Alibaba takes stake in garment sharing platform YCloset

Alibaba has invested an undisclosed figure in Chinese garment-sharing platform YCloset.

Apple, Nike falling out of favour in China

New data shows that Apple, Nike and other major retailers are losing ground in China.

Alipay payments surge outside Mainland China

Alibaba’s Alipay payments outside Mainland China has skyrocketed during the country’s holiday season.

Ele.me ready to dominate China’s food-delivery market

Ele.me aims to grab a majority share of China’s food-delivery market in the near future, CEO Wang Lai said this week.

Alibaba signs up Korean brands in New Retail push

Alibaba has signed up at least 17 Korean brands to join its online markets, after a trade promotion event.

What’s next for the global app market, as spending surges?

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of the global app market, driven by Apple and Google.

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