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Online boost for Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group’s fourth quarter saw e-commerce business soar in Mainland China.

Macau retail revival outshines Hong Kong

Macau retail is enjoying a revival, according to latest data.

Upswing for Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group’s eCommerce business in China grew in value by a quarter during its latest three months.

Arrests follow China UnionPay POS scam

Macau police have made 23 arrests in connection with illegally modified China UnionPay POS payment terminals.

Bankcard develops YouJiHua marketing platform

UnionPay International’s YouJiHua is the first cross-border marketing platform developed by a bankcard scheme.

China online payments tightened

Service providers and millions of users are affected by a significant regulatory change to China online payments.

Local brands bite Apple China

As local brands erode its market share, Apple China has started promoting new apps and services.

Xiaomi China rolling out mobile payments

In collaboration with China UnionPay, smartphone giant Xiaomi China is rolling out a mobile payment service on the mainland.

Swatch China launches pay-by-wrist

Swatch China has unveiled its new NFC payment-capable wrist watch in China.

2C2P raises US$7 million more

Southeast Asian payment services provider 2C2P has raised US$7 million in another round of funding from international investors.

China UnionPay in offline fashion push

China’s largest bank card issuer has created a marketing campaign specifically to support bricks & mortar fashion retailers. The company says the move reflects the rapid growth of online shopping in China, particularly in the fashion apparel segment. Its program, to be launched on December 1, is intended to promote Online to Offline (O2O), helping traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ fashion retailers across China compete with online rivals. The intake of fashion brands for upcoming c…

Payment deal opens China’s online trade

With China’s eCommerce sales up two-thirds in 2011, a major payment processor has sealed a deal to increase the nation’s international transactions.