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  1. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    UnionPay relaunches online service for mainland shoppers

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Payment provider hopes upgraded platform will help it cash in on mainland shoppers' affluence UnionPay relaunches online shopping service UnionPay, the mainland's dominant payment service provider, has hopped on the bandwagon of haitao- cross-border online shopping by mainland consumers- as it relaunched its online trading ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - INTERNET

    Alert over increase in online scams as e-commerce grows

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... Michael de Waal-Montgomery michael.dwm@scmp.com Alert over online scams as e-commerce grows Hong Kong consumers are being warned to be increasingly wary of online scams as the e-commerce industry booms. Information technology lawmaker Charles Mok said that as "more people [are] shopping online … the situation has got worse [and] there are more cases". Police say ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - INTERNET

    IFC Mall eyes share of web shopping bonanza by launching internet site

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:47am by Sandy Li

    ... shopping bonanza The landlord of the IFC Mall in Central, which generated total sales of more than HK$10 billion last year, is eyeing the launch of an online shopping website. The move would ... is a joint development by Sun Hung Kai Properties and Henderson Land. "It will provide convenience to customers who do not have the time to shop during the stores' opening hours," said ...

  4. News - China Insider - INTERNET

    China's Supreme Court removes link to 'judges only' e-shopping website

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:58pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com An e-shopping website dubbed China’s “Amazon for judges” has been taken down after the nation’s highest court issued a statement denying being affiliated with it. The China Courts Shopping Network website could not be accessed on Thursday, two days after Chinacourt.org, a website of the Supreme People’s Court, carried a statement saying ...

  5. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    Google closes second mainland service

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg, Celine Sun

    ... Bloomberg and Celine Sun in Beijing Google closes shopping service on mainland Google, which pulled its search engine from China in 2010, closed its shopping service in the nation ... with the level of impact we had hoped". Google's shopping service competed against e-commerce giant Alibaba Group's etao.com and online portal NetEase's youdao.com. In September, ...

  6. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    EBay sales get holiday boost from mobile push

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... in March 2008, when he succeeded Meg Whitman. The company has been pushing to generate more revenue from consumers shopping on tablets and smartphones, and from retailers that use eBay to sell ...

  7. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    China's internet giants hunt for acquisitions to plug service gaps

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 01:14am by BLOOM

    ... with Alibaba by combining messaging with services including shopping and gaming. ...

  8. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Social media drive helps lift 'Double 11' sales for Alibaba, Tencent

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:18am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... shopping festival. Analysts said Alibaba, through its marketing on microblogging platform Sina Weibo, and Tencent, with campaigns on its popular WeChat social mobile-messaging service, had demonstrated the effectiveness of having a "social commerce" strategy for Monday's shopping festival, previously known as "Singles' Day". Alicia Yap, the head of China ...

  9. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Rise in cybercrime poses risk for smaller Hong Kong firms

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:38am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... month. The company initially reported that the debit and credit card data of 40 million customers were stolen during the holiday shopping season. Customer credit card data from luxury department ... of children's clothing that runs an online shopping site and more than 60 shops across Asia, acknowledged that the retail sector had become more security-conscious after the Snowden revelations in June ...

  10. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Singles' Day discounts prompt online shoppers to spend 30 billion yuan

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:30am by Chris Luo, Celine Sun, Bloomberg

    ... for the whole day in the first 13 hours yesterday. By 9.20pm, the total exceeded 30 billion yuan, the company said on its weibo account. The online shopping spree comes as the government is eager ... turned from an opportunity to seek out a partner- or celebrate being single- into a booming online shopping bonanza. At midnight Tmall's vendors began cutting prices by 50 per cent or more ...




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