Articles with tag: alipay

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Anatomy of a super app in APAC – factors shaping its evolution

21 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

Joshua Chong, Analyst at Kapronasia, elaborates on the key factors that drive the popularity of super apps in APAC and shape their evolution

Kapronasia, Joshua Chong, Alipay, WeChat, Grab, Gojek, super app, Asia, APAC, mergers and partnerships, digital payments

How Alipay is working with European partners to further digital payments post COVID-19

14 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Jonathan Quin, Ant Group: I believe the key to the successful adoption of mobile payments and a digital lifestyle lies in smart applications of technology, be it artificial intelligence, blockchain, or even the humble QR code.

Alipay, Ant Group, mobile payments, fintech, QR codes, local payments, COVID-19, contactless payments, e-wallets

Azimo partners with Alipay to provide instant money transfers to China

10 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

Global money transfer service Azimo has announced a partnership with Alipay.

Azimo, money transfer, Alipay, China, Alipay ID, remittance market, online payments

Yas Theme Parks, CellPoint Digital partner to launch Alipay in UAE

27 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

CellPoint Digital has been selected by Yas Theme Parks in Abu Dhabi, UAE, to enable the use of Alipay as an online payment method.

CellPoint Digital, Yas Theme Parks, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Alipay, online payment method, alternative payment methods, China, mobile payment method, payment orchestration, Velocity, card schemes, acquirers, payment service providers, PSPs, Velocity Alternative Payment Hub, e-wallets, Google Pay

AirPay FinTech integrates with AsiaPay, allows merchants to drive sales via Alipay, WeChat Pay, UnionPay

27 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

AirPay FinTech has announced its collaboration with AsiaPay, a payment gateway in Asia Pacific region.

AirPay FinTech, fintech, AsiaPay, ecommerce, merchant, Alipay, WeChat Pay, UnionPay, digital marketing, anti fraud solutions

Paysend enters technology partnership with Alipay for global remittances

24 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

UK-based fintech company Paysend has partnered with Alipay to provide its users with a cross-border money transfer capability. 

Paysend, UK, Alipay, cross-border payments, mobile payments, e-wallet, FCA, money transfer, local payment systems, Visa, Mastercard, China Union Pay

Alipay, Chemist Warehouse partner to accept payments from students, visitors in New Zealand

10 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

Alipay has partnered with pharmacy and retailer Chemist Warehouse to accept payments from Chinese migrants, students and visitors across its stores in New Zealand.

Alipay, Chemist Warehouse, payments, New Zealand, payment method, merchants, mobile platforms

Planet, 3C Payment launch digital payments service for Europe-based hospitality businesses

05 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

Payments company Planet has launched an integrated digital payments service for merchants operating across Europe in the hospitality and food and beverage sectors. 

Planet, 3C Payment, launch, digital payments, merchants, Europe, hospitality, acquiring, FCA, merchants, hospitality payments, acceptance, gateway processing, contactless payment methods, Alipay, WeChat Pay, PAX A920, payment terminal, wallet, spending behaviour, reward programmes

China considers launching an investigation into Alipay, WeChat Pay

03 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

Yahoo Finance has reported that Chinese regulators are considering launching an antitrust investigation into Ant Group’s Alipay and Tencent Holdings’ WeChat Pay

China, Alipay, WeChat Pay, mobile payments, transactions, online payments, watchdog, antitrust

WireBarley, Alipay partner for easier and faster money transfer to China

30 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

International money transfer company WireBarley has partnered with China-based mobile payment platform Alipay.

WireBarley, Alipay, money transfer, China, South Korea, Australia, USA, Canada, cross-border, APAC, mobile payments, money transfer

Citcon to introduce plugins for merchants to pay with Alipay, WeChat Pay, UnionPay

27 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

US-based payments platform that helps merchants accept mobile wallets Citcon has revealed it will introduce a set of plugins built for ecommerce platforms.

Citcon, plugins, merchants, Alipay, WeChat Pay, UnionPay, payments, mobile wallets, US, ecommerce, alternative payment methods

Ant Group unveils technology brand AntChain for express blockchain deployment

23 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Ant Group, a provider of financial services technology, and the parent company of Alipay, has launched AntChain.

Ant Group, blockchain, SMEs, Alipay, AntChain, AI, Internet of Things, IoT, secure computation, China, innovation

Ant Group plans IPO in Shanghai, Hong Kong

21 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

Ant Group has announced plans for an initial public stock offering (IPO) that could become the world’s biggest since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Ant Group, IPO, Shanghai, Hong Kong, fundraising round, Shanghai Stock Exchange, Hong Kong Stock Exchange, online payments, private credit rating system, Sesame Credit, Alipay, Taobao, ecommerce

Vodacom teams up with China's Alipay in mobile payments push

21 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

Mobile operator Vodacom has announced it will aggregate different merchants and service providers such as Alipay so that users can do all their business online.

Alipay, China, Vodacom, ecommerce, WeChat, Competition Commission, telecom, telco, Asia, APAC

COVID-19 makes ecommerce even more preferred among shoppers in Hong Kong

20 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

Data and analytics company GlobalData has revealed that Hong Kong-based consumers shift to ecommerce more and more.

GlobalData, COVID-19, ecommerce, online shoppers, Hong Kong, POS terminals, ecommerce payments, AlipayHK, WeChat Pay, PayPal, HKTVmall, Visa, eCommerce Starter Package, Boutir, micro merchants, credit cards

ICBC joins service providers in China to livestream on Alipay Lifestyle Platform

24 Jun 2020 | Payments General

Service providers including ICBC, Burger King, and China Mobile have leveraged livestreaming via Alipay to strengthen customer engagement and boost operational efficiency.

ICBC, Burger King, China Mobile, livestreaming, financial services, Alipay, wealth management

Multiple ecommerce markets, one strategy: An exclusive interview with PPRO

24 Jun 2020 | Ecommerce

Stefan Merz, COO of PPRO, talks about the unique challenges and opportunities of this moment in history for the payments and retail industries

Stefan Merz, PPRO, payments, PSP, PayPal, UK consumers, Subscription payments, digital services, retail payments, ecommerce, ecommerce strategy, europe, iDEAL, cards, WeChat Pay, AliPay,

GlobalData analysis reveals increased use of contactless payments in India

22 Jun 2020 | Online Payments

An analysis of GlobalData’s Disruptor Intelligence Center has revealed how COVID-19 increased the use of contactless payment methods in India.

GlobalData, online retailers, India, contactless payments, QR code, NFC, PayPal, Stripe, Checkout, Amazon, Amazon Pay, digital wallets, net banking, cards, payment networks, merchant accounts, payment processing terminals, WeChat Pay, Alipay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, Visa, Mastercard, chip-based contactless card, biometrics

Payments company Planet to acquire 3C Payment

18 Jun 2020 | Payments General

Galway-based payments company Planet has agreed to acquire payment solutions company 3C Payment

payments, Planet, 3C Payment, Galway, Alipay, WeChat Pay, UnionPay, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Financial Conduct Authority in the UK

AirAsia rolls out contactless procedures at the airport

15 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Malaysia-based airline company AirAsia has implemented contactless procedures at the airport to align with the safety measures imposed by the government.

AirAsia, Malaysia, SOPs, Recovery Movement Control Order, RMCO, World Health Organisation, International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO, contactless payments, Wave, AliPay, WeChat Pay, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, contactless kiosks, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, mobile app, Apple Wallet