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DFS Group enables WeChat facial-recognition payments in Macau

DFS Group has become the first international retailer to activate WeChat facial-recognition payment outside Mainland China.

DFS Group enables WeChat facial-recognition payments in Macau

DFS Group has become the first international retailer to activate WeChat facial-recognition payment outside Mainland China.

JD expands into social e-commerce

Chinese e-commerce giant JD launches Jingxi platform for team purchasing in low-tier Chinese cities.

Singapore brands get gateway to China through Kinofy-run festival

Singapore brands from the beauty, health and lifestyle sectors are about to gain additional exposure in Mainland China.

Singapore brands get gateway to China through Kinofy-run festival

Singapore brands from the beauty, health and lifestyle sectors are about to gain additional exposure in Mainland China.

JD exceeds revenues projections and posts a profit

Chinese e-commerce giant JD exceeded revenue expectations in the June quarter, net sales up by 23 per cent to US$21.28 billion.

Nike products withdrawn in Mainland China after Instagram faux pas

Nike has elected to withdraw a new shoe design in Mainland China after a politically sensitive image was posted to Instagram by one of its designers.

Nike products withdrawn in Mainland China after Instagram faux pas

Nike has elected to withdraw a new shoe design in Mainland China after a politically sensitive image was posted to Instagram by one of its designers.

JD launches WeChat group-buying in Hong Kong for 6.18

JD adds group buying in Hong Kong to its Mid-year Shopping Festival. JD’s iteration of the 6.18 Mid-year Shopping Festival is back for the 16th year running, this time with increased promotions for the Hong Kong market. Just last year, JD achieved a staggering transaction value of US$24.7 billion during the 18-day sale event.

Chow Tai Fook lets people customise diamond necklaces on WeChat

Chow Tai Fook, one of Hong Kong’s most popular jewellery chains, has a mini-program that lets people customise diamond necklaces.

Police smash massive China counterfeiting ring

Police have shut down a huge China counterfeiting ring estimated to have raked in some US$15 million.

Tencent Holdings shifts focus as game revenue growth slows

Tencent Holdings says it will focus on business areas other than gaming after reporting its largest quarterly profit drop ever.