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Tencent beats Amazon to launch unmanned shop, but lags other Chinese tech rivals

Tencent Holdings has opened an unmanned pop-up store in Shanghai over the weekend which drew more than 30,000 visitors in its first two days of operation, beating Amazon in launching the much-hyped retail idea and catching


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Tencent bets China’s shopping malls can be fashionable again as it leads $5.4 billion Wanda deal

China’s top think tank predicted in 2016 that one in three of the country’s estimated 4,000 shopping malls would close within five years as consumer spending shifted online and millennials prefer swiping through websites than ruffling


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China UnionPay rolls out cash incentives on integrated payment app, ramping up battle with Alibaba and Tencent

China UnionPay is ramping up the marketing on its recently released integrated mobile app, in an attempt to make inroads into a sector dominated by third-party payment services backed by Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings.


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Alibaba, Tencent rally troops amid $10 billion retail battle

China’s tech giants Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings, worth a combined $1 trillion, are on a retail investment binge, forcing merchants to choose sides amid a battle for shoppers’ digital wallets. Since the start of


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