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18 May, 2020, 14:32 BST WeChat Releases New Report on the QR Code Economy's Fight Against COVID-19

On May 18, Tencent's WeChat, Tsinghua University's Tsinghua China Data Center, and the Tencent Social Research Institute jointly released a report...


01 May, 2020, 12:00 BST WeChat is Taking Museums to the Cloud

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, major museums, galleries and expositions across the United States have been forced to cancel events and close...


29 Apr, 2020, 09:10 BST WeChat Retail Growth Plan Drives Digital Transformation

WeChat launched WeChat Retail Growth Plan and announced during the online event that WeChat would introduce specific measures aimed at supporting and ...


25 Mar, 2020, 07:33 GMT WeChat and Global Peers Launch COVID-19 Global Hackathon to Support the World Health Organisation

WeChat, China's most used social platform, on Wednesday announced it is partnering with major technology platforms including Facebook and Microsoft...


26 May, 2019, 20:37 BST Mini Program Set to Help European Brands to Appeal to Chinese Consumers

WeChat Mini Program made its public debut in Europe recently in London Business School. The event, WeChat Open Class London, provided insights into...


18 May, 2019, 16:53 BST WeChat Pay's European Flagship Smart Airport to open at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol accelerating spread of WeChat ecosystem overseas

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services:...


17 May, 2019, 20:00 BST Europe is the Next Key Market of WeChat Pay Cross-border Business

WeChat Pay announced that Europe would be their next key market of WeChat Pay Cross-border Business on the Europe-first WeChat Open Class in London....


17 May, 2019, 19:52 BST LBS Case Study: Innovation and Agility at Tencent's WeChat

London Business School introduced its latest case study "Innovation and Agility at Tencent's WeChat" in its Strategy and Innovation Class. The case...


23 Jan, 2019, 12:09 GMT WeChat Pay teams up with BHV MARAIS to launch an advanced retail experience under its ONE FOR BILLION initiative

WeChat Pay and BHV Marais are joining forces to launch a smart department store solution, including an innovative pop-up store celebrating Chinese...