Latest Press Releases
Nov. 20, 2018
7-Eleven Becomes First Convenience Retailer Chain in Canada to Accept Alipay and WeChat Pay
Today, 7-Eleven Inc. announced that participating stores in Canada will now accept Chinese mobile payment systems Alipay and WeChat Pay. The world’s largest convenience retailer is collaborating with cross-border mobile payment company and market leader CITCON. Alipay and WeChat Pay will now be available at 35 select locations in Vancouver and Toronto, with plans for expansion in the next few months.
October 22, 2018
CITCON and MyCheck Partner to Extend Chinese Mobile Wallet Solution to Hospitality Groups
To equip the hospitality industry with solutions that better serve Chinese tourists, CITCON, the integrated mobile payment, and commerce solution leader today announced the integration and partnership with MyCheck, a leading mobile payment technology provider for the hospitality industry.
Integrating Mobile Payments to Attract New Customers from China
By East West Bank
There is no denying that mobile payments—and mobile wallets—are the future. The total revenue of the global mobile payment market is supposed to surpass $1 trillion in 2019, with China leading the way.
THREE QUESTIONS With Wei Jiang, COO of Citcon
By Airport Revenue News Magazine
By 2021, China will become the number one international tourism market. The whole industry is preparing to welcome Chinese travelers. Of all the efforts to welcome Chinese travelers, mobile payments is one of the easiest ways to make Chinese customers more comfortable.
US merchants adopt Chinese app payments to draw big spenders
By Nikkei Asian Review
For merchants, the advantages of accepting Alipay and WeChat Pay extend beyond facilitating transactions. While the apps may have begun as digital wallets, they have evolved into lifestyle apps, allowing users to book flights, rent bicycles, review restaurants and more.
U.S. Tourism and Hospitality Stakeholders Embrace Chinese Mobile Payments
By Jing Travel
By offering familiar, cashless mobile payment options like Wechat Pay and Alipay, Chinese travelers in the U.S. can more conveniently make purchases without the hassles of currency exchange or ensuring their credit or debit cards function.