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Jan 16, 2020

The Asian market contributed to 63% of all wine sales in 2018, according to Southeby’s Annual Market Report. This number has not died and is made manifestly...

Jan 09, 2020

Jan 09, 2020 (China Knowledge) - American Express Co (AMEX) has successfully won its bid to access China’s USD 27 trln payments market after the country’s central bank People Bank of China (PBoC) accepted its application in starting a bank card clearing business.

The acceptance of the application signals...

Dec 29, 2019

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Wallet China, an Asia-based division of Allied Wallet providing online payment processing, and Founder Andy Khawaja recently celebrated reaching over 200 million eWallet users for their digital wallet e-commerce solution.

Allied Wallet China and its merchants saw a busy...

Dec 29, 2019

HONG KONG, Dec. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Asianwallets has signed cooperation agreements with Japanese mobile payment providers Globepay and Trysee. The three parties will provide "local payment services" and "exclusive benefits for members" targeting Southeast Asian tourists traveling Japan.

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Dec 23, 2019

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On 23 December 2019, SCRAP will launch a game event collaborating with famous Japanese IP title, NARUTO, in the newly refurbished Shanghai New World Shopping Mall in Shanghai.

Titled “Real Stealth Game by SCRAP -Trials of a Ninja-”, the game will be one of the entertainment segments...

Dec 18, 2019

Chinese giant to create 10,000 new stores and 8,000 jobs next year
Strategy described as 'Open from 1 to N and Integration from N to1'

NANJING, China, Dec. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese commercial giant Suning Holdings Group has revealed its strategy for 2020, with the firm's founder and Chairman...

Dec 15, 2019

BANGKOK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Wallet Inc, a globally leading provider of mainstream online payment processing, and Founder Andy Khawaja recently reached 1,000 live merchants in Thailand after opening a new office in Bangkok to support the growing demand.

The demand and adoption of e-commerce in Thailand...

Dec 12, 2019

SINGAPORE, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Using augmented reality (AR) to make a bottle of drink come to life is not unheard of. In the past few years, many brands have created AR experiences for their products, but they don't go far beyond adding an element of fun to entertain consumers as they drink.

Dec 06, 2019

JAKARTA, Dec 6, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - KFC Indonesia, celebrating a major milestone 40th year in serving Indonesian consumers, officially inaugurated its 700th store in Surakarta (Solo City), Central Java, Indonesia, on December 5, 2019. KFC continues to expand its restaurant chain store coverage in every area of...

Nov 27, 2019

Malaysians among 10 customers and ecosystem partners from the Alibaba Digital Economy onstage as gong strike kicks off trading

Hong Kong, November 26, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Alibaba Group Holding Limited (“Alibaba” or the “Company”) (NYSE: BABA and HKEX: 9988) has officially listed on the main board of the...

Nov 22, 2019

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International payments and money transfer service CurrencyFair has launched its cross-border collections solution for marketplaces, and signed a partnership with Chinese wholesale marketplace, Buy-World.

The partnership will allow the “factory-to-business-to-consumer” trade network,...

Nov 18, 2019

The lifestyle shopping centre launches with an exciting line-up of activities, including a concert with Joe Flizzow and Joyce Chu

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia, Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- IKEA Southeast Asia marked the grand opening of Toppen Shopping Centre with a sneak preview of what is in-store for Johoreans...

Nov 11, 2019

HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) announced that it generated RMB268.4 billion (US$38.4 billion) of gross merchandise volume (GMV) on November 11, 2019, an increase of 26% compared to 2018.

“Today we showed the world what the future of consumption looks like for...

Nov 06, 2019

Ho Chi Minh City & Tokyo, Nov 6, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - Viet Capital Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Viet Capital Bank), a major commercial bank in Vietnam, and JCB International Co. Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced the launch of the Viet Capital Bank JCB...

Nov 05, 2019

E-commerce spending in Southeast Asia will increase nearly fourfold to $120.9 billion by 2025 from $31.3 billion in 2018, a recent study by consultancy Bain and Company found. Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are expected to be the biggest contributors to the growth of consumer digital spending in in the region over...

Nov 04, 2019

A leading Korean fashion and beauty retailer, BUGUN FNC's IMVELY and VELY VELY sales reached 2.9 billion won (US$2.49 million) with more than 35,000 transactions in a one-day online event to mark the sixth anniversary of the launch. This result shows the brands enjoy high popularity among customers.

SEOUL,...

Oct 30, 2019

RIVERWOODS, Ill. & HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AsiaPay, the leading e-Payment service and technology player in Asia, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, announced today that AsiaPay will now offer its merchants the ability to accept Discover, Diners Club International and affiliate...

Oct 30, 2019

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global footwear powerhouse brand Skechers has landed at one of the most exciting destinations in China—opening a Skechers flagship retail store in the Disneytown shopping district at the Shanghai Disney Resort. The new Skechers Kids Brand Experience store, which opened on...

Oct 17, 2019

SEOUL --( ASIA TODAY )-- Emolize Co., Ltd ("Emolize"), a Korean cross-border mobile payment platform, announced its expansion in global payment services through its mobile application named "Payvil" to Hong Kong and Thailand in September 2019, with further expansion reaching about 16 countries by the end of 2019....

Oct 16, 2019

(Hong Kong, 14 October 2019) --( ASIA TODAY )-- Luk Fook Holdings (International) Limited (“Lukfook” / the “Group”) (Stock Code: 00590) is pleased to announce that the Group has been named one of the “Best Participating Companies in Online Learning Program” and the Group’s employee Mr. Wong Chit was also honoured...

Sep 16, 2019

PENANG, 16th September 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Prominent Asian Direct Selling Company, QNET’s global convention, V-Malaysia opened here on Friday for the second time this year with over 10,000 participants from around the globe

Marking the 21st Anniversary of QNET, the direct selling subsidiary of the QI...

Sep 12, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tapestry, Inc. (NYSE: TPR), a global house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, today announces a strategic partnership with Alibaba’s Tmall, China’s largest B2C ecommerce platform. This alliance marks a step forward in Tapestry’s ChinaNext digital innovation agenda.