Survey says more e-shoppers to buy foreign stuff by 20202017-02-16
More than 15 percent of the Chinese population purchased goods from abroad worth $85.8 billion in 2016. The amount is expected to reach 25 percent-which translates into 325 million people-by 2020, according to research firm eMarketer.
Chinese top world's online shoppers2017-02-13
The Chinese are more likely to shop online than consumers from any other country, according to the latest survey by the International Post Corporation, a Brussels-headquartered association on postal services.
Chinese consumers spend more during Lunar New Year holiday2017-02-04
Chinese consumers spent 462 billion yuan (67.3 billion U.S. dollars) during the Lunar New Year holiday, home and abroad, surging 48.1 percent year on year, data from the country's biggest payment card issuer showed Friday.
Fireworks sales fall before Lunar New Year2017-01-26
People are buying fewer and smaller fireworks than usual for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday in Beijing and Shanghai, where authorities have reduced the number of outlets allowed to sell fireworks.
Prices of premium baijiu soar at holidays2017-01-26
Kweichow Moutai, arguably the best known of the expensive Chinese liquors, has seen its prices soar at some retail stores just before the Spring Festival.
China retail sales grow 9.6% in 20162017-01-20
China's retail sales of consumer goods grew 10.4 percent year-on-year in 2016, the same as that in the first three quarters, official data showed Friday.