Alipay has announced a new partnership to offer restaurants around Australia a mobile ‘scan to order’ platform and free menu translation service, to enable them to more effectively reach Chinese visitors. More than 500 restaurants Australia-wide have already signed onto the joint initiative by Alipay and online food and travel

Chinese mobile payments company Alipay and Tourism Australia will pilot a new city service in Sydney to promote leading tourist and retail destinations to Chinese tourists, throughout the Chinese New Year festive period in early February. The Sydney City Card will introduce Chinese tourists to sights and activities in hotspots

Commonwealth Bank today launched Alipay on its Albert terminals, meaning 94,000 Australians businesses with point of sale device will be able to accept the popular Chinese payment method. Today’s announcement builds on the MOU signed by CommBank and Alipay back in November 2016, and adds significant scale to Alipay’s existing

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NAB will soon accept Alipay as a payment method through its point-of-sale terminals as part of a new deal between the two finance companies. The bank announced today it is testing the Chinese payment method with a small group of its business merchant customers in November, before a wider roll

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Australia’s business-only bank Tyro, announced it has gone live with its first merchant implementing Alipay, in an Australian banking first. Tax and duty-free retailer Heinemann Australia has introduced Alipay in its new stores at Gold Coast International Airport. Tyro signed a deal with Alipay in August 2018. Leadership Webinar: Which-50’s 2019 Outlook and Business

Vodafone has announced a partnership which will enable 110 of its stores across Australia to accept Chinese payment method Alipay. The agreement allows Vodafone to offer Chinese tourists their preferred QR code payment method in-store and opens a new marketing channel to reach Chinese nationals before, during and after their


Local businesses enjoyed a bump in spending from Chinese visitors who came to Australia during the nation’s Golden Week holiday, October 1 to October 7, according to figures from Alipay. Of all nations visited during the holiday, Australia’s Alipay transaction volume ranked 9th, up 105 per cent on 2017. This

Alibaba Group revealed some of the retail technology it is pitching to Australian businesses in Sydney today at its E-Commerce Expo. The Chinese giant is attempting to entice more Australian brands into the lucrative Chinese market through its wide-reaching ecommerce platforms and retail technology, while also attempting to drive the uptake

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Australian business-only bank Tyro has signed a deal with Alipay becoming the first bank down under to offer all-in-one EFTPOS solutions for the Chinese company. The partnership will allow more than 20,000 businesses using Tyro’s solution to accept payments via the popular Chinese app. Tyro says it is working with

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Nearly 2.1 billion consumers worldwide will use a mobile wallet to make a payment or send money in 2019, up by nearly 30 per cent on the 1.6 billion recorded at the end of 2017. That’s according to a new study from Juniper Research. The study claimed that while contactless