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UnionPay International Launches its Content and Service Platform to Build “Pay+” Digital Ecosystem

UnionPay International (UPI) has released an all-in-one digital payment ecosystem to support partners in their response to COVID-19 UnionPay International (UPI) has launched a new Content & Service Platform (UCSP), establishing a "Pay+" digital ecosystem in partnership with global financial institutions and industry service providers. The platform offers value-added services to enhance user experience for digital wallets developed or upgraded to UnionPay standards; allowing institutions outside of mainland China to…

CITCON and Cegid Team Up to Launch Integrated Chinese QR Mobile Payment Solution

Cegid’s luxury and fashion retail customers are able to turn on Chinese QR mobile payments to grow top-line revenue and streamline the payment process CITCON, a leading cross-border mobile payment and marketing platform has teamed up with Cegid, a unified commerce solution leader with POS management solutions for luxury and fashion, beauty and specialty retail, to launch Chinese QR mobile payments Alipay, WeChat Pay and UnionPay QR, empowering luxury and fashion retail brands to streamline their in-store payment process…

Wirecard and Orange Bank Enable Mobile Payments for Even More French Consumers

Leading French online bank Orange Bank optimizes its service offering thanks to Wirecard Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, and Orange Bank are expanding their successful cooperation and now offering all Android users in France convenient mobile payment with Google Pay. Thanks to Wirecard, Orange Bank has already established itself as the market leader for mobile payments in France – 17% of such payments were made via the Orange Bank App in 20181. The addition of…

How to Successfully Integrate Apple Pay into Your iOS App?

Setting up a payment gateway for your mobile app represents the most important thing as long as you’re planning to sell things. If the process is inconvenient and the page takes too long to load customers tend to abandon the purchase. By integrating Apple Pay into your iOS app you can make online shopping fast and easy for your customers. Reasons for Integrating Apple Pay More and more people are turning to their phones when it comes to online shopping. Mobile payments represent an ever-increasing trend, a reason for why…

From Ration Coupons to Mobile Payment

A news report by China.org.cn on China's evolution of payments: Bartering was the earliest trading system in China, allowing people to get what they needed. Natural shells became the earliest form of currency in China about 3,600 years ago. After the founding of the PRC, due to a shortage of goods, the central government had to issue ration coupons to limit consumption of grain, cloth and other necessities. Both the ration coupon and cash were required when a purchase was made. In those years, having those coupons but…

ZipLine Acquires Gift Card Platform SmartClixx

ZipLine, a leading mobile payment and rewards technology platform, announced that it has acquired SmartClixx, a gift card payment platform based in Boca Raton, FL. With its acquisition of SmartClixx – which goes into effect immediately – ZipLine officially enters the gift card space, complementing its existing consumer payments and loyalty capabilities. Founded in 2001 by Gary Dinkin, SmartClixx is known for its highly configurable and customizable 'closed-loop' stored value software platform, which offers a unique…

CITCON Raises US$5 Million to Power Global Expansion of Mobile Payments

East West Bank Leads the Series B Funding Round as a Strategic Investor CITCON, the leading cross-border mobile payment and commerce solution provider announced that it has raised US$5 million from East West Bank as its strategic investor for the Series B financing round, bringing the total financing to US$15 million to date. The funds will be used to drive the company's rapid global growth, broaden its suite of product applications and expand teams across Technology, Product, Marketing and Sales. East West Bank joins a…

3 Ways Mobile Technology is Changing the Brick-and-Mortar Experience

According to a study from Forrester, 86 percent of retail sales still occur at a brick-and-mortar location with approximately 53 percent of those purchases being digitally influenced. The online shopping experience is shaping consumers’ expectations of brick-and-mortar businesses. Consumers want the convenience of e-commerce with the social and hospitable environment that they’ve come to expect from purchasing in-store. Blending offline and online shopping into a seamless experience will be a focus for businesses in the…

Paytronix Research Reveals One to One Win-Back Campaigns Drive the Most Traffic

Strategies for Successful ‘We-Miss-You’ Campaigns Help Drive Incremental Revenue from Easiest Segment of Guests to Get Back into Stores Paytronix Systems, Inc., an innovator in mobile loyalty and online ordering applications, mobile payment, and digital communication tools, released a Data Insights research brief that identifies 80 to 90 days as the key average window for winning back lapsed guests. The report explains how “mitigating the impact of lapsed guests can have a high impact on traffic and same-store sales” and…