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What Does WeChat Pay’s Global Emergence Mean For Your Brand?

April 5, 2016/0/0/

Having already established itself as a major payments player within its home market, China’s dominant mobile platform, WeChat, has set its sights on global expansion, with a particular focus on payment solutions for globe-trotting outbound Chinese tourists. Launched in 2014 to allow users to send digital “red envelopes” (worth small amounts of money) to friends […]

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What Alibaba’s New “Credit Visa” System Means For Overseas Chinese Travel (and Why Brands Should Care)

July 13, 2015/2/0/

Leveraging the new “credit score” function launched by its online payment company Alipay, last week Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba announced the beta launch of a new “Credit Visa” service, which could put easy tourist visas within the reach of China’s most high-potential overseas spenders. Designed for overseas-bound travelers (particularly members of Alibaba’s online travel agency, […]

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