Month: July 2018

Alipay, Pier 39 to create seamless payment experience for Chinese travelers

Alipay, Pier 39 to create seamless payment experience for Chinese travelers Wednesday, July 25, 2018 05:45PM A Chinese digital payment platform called Alipay and Pier 39 announced that they’ve formed a partnership to create a seamless payment experience for Chinese travelers. China is San Francisco’s top overseas market. Most Chinese visitors use Alipay for purchases …

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San Francisco’s Leading Tourist Destination Partners with Alipay to Deliver a Seamless Payment Experience for Chinese Travelers

More than 40 Merchants on San Francisco’s PIER 39 Now Accept Alipay via CITCON July 25, 2018 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alipay, China’s leading digital payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, and PIER 39, one of San Francisco’s most popular tourist destinations for shopping, dining and entertainment, today announced a …

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How Western Retailers Can Adapt to Chinese Consumers’ Love of Mobile Payments

Smartphones have revolutionized our lives more than almost any invention in the past 15 years. They’ve improved the way we receive our news, keep up with work and connect with friends and family. In China, smartphones have done all of the above. But unlike the U.S. and Europe, smartphones in China also opened the door …

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China Has A $1 Trillion Ecommerce Market – Here’s How Western Companies Miss Out On Their Share of Customers

Smartphones have revolutionized our lives more than almost any invention in the past 15 years. They’ve improved the way we receive our news, keep up with work and connect with friends and family. In China, smartphones have done all of the above. But unlike the U.S. and Europe, smartphones in China also opened the door …

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The Hospitality Industry’s 1 Weakness When It Comes to Chinese Consumers

The U.S. hospitality industry alone is a multi-billion market. While it primarily relies on the consumers overall leisure time and disposable income, there’s plenty more that businesses in this space can do to maximize their profit potential. One such move is addressing how they interact with the rapidly expanding Chinese consumer market. It’s estimated that in …

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