First Data, Alipay Partner to Bring Popular Chinese Mobile Payment Option to US

Partnership enables Chinese consumers to pay with Alipay while shopping at select luxury retail locations in New York and California

Leading Chinese app will use First Data’s Clover Mini to facilitate transactions

NEW YORK, OCTOBER 24, 2016– First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today announced a new partnership with Alipay, one of the world’s leading online payment platforms, to bring the Alipay mobile payment solution to United States merchants. Beginning in November, Alipay will be available to Chinese consumers shopping at select retail locations in California and New York. Participating retailers at those locations will use First Data’s Clover Mini point-of-sale solution to accept Alipay.

There are more than 450 million loyal Alipay users in China and roughly two m ...

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