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UnionPay cards now accepted at all Game and Builders Warehouse stores across South Africa

Monday 31 May 2021 13:08 CET | News

UnionPay has announced significant progress in the South African retail payment market through a tripartite partnership with Absa Bank and Massmart.

According to the press release, thanks to the initiative, Builder's Warehouse and Game are now enabled to accept UnionPay cards at all of their POS checkouts, enhancing the customer shopping experience in South Africa. 

With over 150 million UnionPay cards issued in 70 countries and regions, UnionPay has expanded its acceptance network to 180 countries and regions in recent years. At present, UnionPay cards are widely accepted in Africa across all sectors, effectively meeting the diverse purchasing needs of UnionPay cardholders visiting and living on the continent. 

Furthermore, UnionPay cards have been issued in over 10 African countries, including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa, Madagascar, and Mauritius. Besides, the company has launched various innovative payment products in Africa in response to the worldwide digital transformation and financial inclusion.


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Keywords: UnionPay, partnership, contactless payments, debit card, POS
Categories: Payments & Commerce | Cards
Countries: South Africa
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Payments & Commerce