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Golden Week

Golden Week Archives

Golden Week 2019: Alipay data shows increase in offshore spend

Overseas Alipay transactions by mainland Chinese during the Golden Week holiday this year have increased year on year.

Golden Week clampdown on errant Hong Kong retailers

Hong Kong retailers are under increased scrutiny by regulatory authorities this week as they try to reduce cases of tour...

UnionPay data proves Singapore Golden Week growth

Spending by UnionPay cardholders during Singapore Golden Week grew 40 per cent.

Customs patrols protecting Golden Week tourists

Retailers are being watched under a Customs and Excise Department exercise aimed at protecting tourists shopping during ...

Golden Week spending spree hits $180b

Chinese consumers went on a 1.2 trillion yuan Golden Week spending spree.

Tourists invisible to Hong Kong retailers

While more tourists have been crossing the border for Golden Week, there has not been much gold in it for Hong Kong reta...

Patrols protect Golden Week tourists

Golden Week tourists to Hong Kong are being protected when shopping by Operation Thunderbolt, launched by the Customs an...

How Chinese shop in Korea

Japanese and South Korean retailers are smiling… but these scenes are enough to make a Hong Kong retailer weep: Watch ho...

No Golden Week for Sa Sa

Sa Sa International says its Golden Week sales fell 10.4 per cent this year as Mainland Chinese chose to holiday elsewhe...

Not so Golden Week in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Retail Management Association said most of its members indicated a drop in sales value for 2015 October Go...