Luxembourg is one of the countries to link up with Alipay for a program that allows easier visa applications for Alipay users with high credit scores. (Shutterstock)

Alipay Offers Ticket to Easier Visa Access for China’s High-Spending Globetrotters

Now in beta mode in Singapore and Luxembourg, easier visa applications for Alipay's best customers c...
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Alibaba Continues Premium Push for Tmall with Mei.com Investment

Tmall's attempts to sign on international luxury brands have met with limited success, but a new Mei...
Tmall Global's Korean "pavilion" online shop.

Alibaba’s E-Commerce Globalization Banks on Chinese Demand for Foreign Brands

The Chinese e-tail giant bets on online shoppers' interest in buying foreign brands with the announc...
Last year's LA Pride festival. (LA Pride)

West Hollywood Welcomes China’s Globe-Trotting LGBT Community With ‘We Do’ Campaign

Alibaba's "We Do" campaign supporting marriage for Chinese LGBT couples teams up with West Hollywood...
A daigou seller was recently caught trying to smuggle five Prada bags into China, but can the government crack down on a mass scale? (Shutterstock)

Is China Really Cracking Down on ‘Luxury Smuggling’?

The recent bust of a luxury smuggler in Ningbo has brands wondering if the Chinese government will c...
Burberry's Weibo account.

What Weibo’s Rebound Means for Digital Luxury Marketing

After a significant decline in user numbers last year, growth has picked up for the microblogging pl...
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