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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

Tencent invests USD 63 mln into Flipkart amid China row

18 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

China-based technology conglomerate Tencent has invested nearly USD 63 million in Flipkart, according to regulatory filings of the holding company in Singapore.

Tencent, investment, Flipkart, Walmart, funding, foreign direct investment, FDI, PUBG Mobile Lite, WeChat Reading, WeChat Work, Tencent Weiyun, Alibaba Group, Paytm, Bigbasket, India

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

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

WeChat Pay makes payments easier for Chinese tourists visiting Turkey

30 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

Tencent has launched WeChat Pay, its payment platform for transactions with third-party merchants, in Istanbul Airport.

WeChat Pay, launch, Turkey, China, tourists, merchants, mobile payments, online payment

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

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

Tencent rolls out online shopping feature in WeChat app

20 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

Tencent has launched a new feature to help merchants build virtual shops on its WeChat messaging service in China.

Tencent, merchants, virtual shops, online shopping, WeChat, China, ecommerce, WeChat Minishop, WeChat Pay, Moments

BigCommerce expands support for Adyen to improve merchant checkout experience globally

14 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

BigCommerce has rolled out an integration with global payments platform Adyen, giving more than 60,000 merchants on BigCommerce access to an all-in-one payments solution. 

BigCommerce, Adyen, all-in-one payments solution, merchants, local payment methods, international shoppers, alternative payment methods, dynamic checkout, debit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, WeChat Pay, iDeal, Giropay, ACH Direct Debit, Europe, APAC, RevenueProtect, PCI cardholder

Deutsche Bank enables compliant messaging platforms via Symphony

25 Jun 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Deutsche Bank has enabled the Symphony Connect Solution for secure chat and collaboration with its clients via WhatsApp. 

Deutsche Bank, Symphony, Symphony Connect Solution, WhatsApp, WeChat, Community Connect, Customer Connect

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

Airwallex rolls out WeChat Pay payment option in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore

04 Jun 2020 | Ecommerce

Hong Kong-based fintech company Airwallex has rolled out a WeChat Pay payment option in Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore. 

WeChat Pay, Airwallex, APAC, merchants, ecommerce platform, settlement reports, Australia, Singapore, card payment

phos, PayXpert partner to connect merchants to contactless payments ecosystem

14 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

UK-based fintech company phos has announced a partnership with global PSP PayXpert to develop a mobile solution Software Point of Sale (SoftPoS). 

phos, PayXpert, merchants, contactless payment, Europe, Alipay, Wechat, terminal, POS, QR code, mobile payments, Google Play, NFC, contactless cards, Pin-On-Mobile

WeChat launches 'payment points', personal credit score for consumers

12 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

China-based messaging, social media and mobile payment app WeChat has launched ‘payment points’, a personal credit rating for consumers.

WeChat, product launch, payment points, China, personal credit rating, payments, mobile payments

UATP partners CITCON to offer preferred mobile payment options for Chinese consumers

07 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

UATP has partnered the payment technology company CITCON to offer Alipay, WeChat Pay and China UnionPay, the preferred mobile payment options for Chinese consumers.

CITCON, UATP, airlines, Alipay, WeChat Pay and China UnionPay