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Supermarkets, restaurants and even car washes participating in Taobao Marketplace's annual 12.12 sale saw heavy demand as consumers jammed stores to take advantage of deep discounts available through Taobao and Alipay mobile-shopping apps.

A new Alipay report released today shows mobile and rural e-commerce is thriving in China, with individuals from Hangzhou and Yiwu spending the most.

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China may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but that didn’t stop adventurous Chinese consumers from going online this year to join the sales frenzy surrounding the U.S. holiday, according to China’s largest e-payments provider.

Chinese tourists can pay for their holiday transportation needs before they leave the country with a new Alipay Wallet service.

Eager to grow beyond China and Southeast Asia, Alipay and Taobao Marketplace have set their sights on Australia to lure Aussie merchants onto their platforms in order to sell to the Chinese consumer.

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The parent company of Alipay says its $12 million investment (with IPV Capital) in Redwood City-based V-Key will help it provide cutting-edge security for mobile financial services and e-commerce transactions as it expands internationally.

This year's 11.11 Shopping Festival will involve many of Alibaba Group's e-commerce platforms and affiliated companies.

Tmall Global and AliExpress are revving their engines for this year's 11.11 global sale. Read on to find out the operational details that will make this year's inaugural worldwide shopping event tick.

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China's largest e-payments provider expands beyond its core transactions-settlement business with the official launch of ePass, a suite of merchant services designed to allow Chinese consumers to buy directly from Western shopping websites.

Adventurous Chinese travelers who eschew tour groups can now go global but pay local, thanks to a tie up between Airbnb and Alipay.

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