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Bonjour Holdings has challenging year

In a challenging year for Hong Kong retailers, beauty and healthcare product company Bonjour Holdings felt the pinch with a drop in both turnover and gross profit.

Alipay, WeChat drive China Jo-Jo sales

China Jo-Jo Drugstores, the China-based multichannel pharmaceutical and healthcare retailer, says customers are embracing WeChat and Alipay to buy its goods from mobile phones.

Smartphones outpace tablets in Asian eCommerce

Payments technology player Adyen notes further change in Asian eCommerce shopping patterns.

Apple Pay China launch slated for February

The launch of Apple Pay China service is slated for February according to news reports.

Asos China launches app

Asos China has released a fully transactional mobile application targeting China’s 700 million strong ranks of smartphone users.

Singles Day record shattered – with 10 hours to go

Singles Day is barely halfway through, yet already the total sales are fast approaching last year’s record US$9.3 billion.

New rules will ‘wipe out’ Chinese online payment agents

New regulations will deliver an immediate boost to state-owned China UnionPay, potentially forcing smaller Chinese online payment agents out of business.

McDonald’s China to accept Alipay

Alibaba’s Alipay has received a major boost in its quest to become a generally accepted payment system in the mainland, with McDonald’s China now to accept it in more than 2100 restaurants.

New app aids Chinese tourists in Korea

South Korean location-based coupon application provider YAP Company has launched a new app that provides Chinese tourists with various tourism-related information, including shopping and transportation.

Korea set to woo back Chinese tourists

South Korea’s retail and tourism industries are preparing a slew of promotional and cultural events to woo back Chinese tourists during a long-haul holiday season.

Alipay checks in to Hong Kong

Alibaba’s electronic payments service Alipay.com has launched a new alliance with hotel group Marriott International which extends into Hong Kong.

China Jo-Jo revenues jump by a third

China Jo-Jo Drugstores,says its total revenue increased 29.5 per cent in the quarter to June 30 – and its online sales soared 131.9 per cent.