At the airport in Japan, Mr. Qin from China, saw WeChat Pay billboards in lifts and underground stations. The Chinese slogan on the billboards delivers a clear message: "Chinese tourists, we are ready in Japan". The shop assistant at HomeMart pointed to a small sign on the counter and said in poor English to Mr. Qin: “Alipay OK!”. In the small supermarkets and shops of Shinjuku and Akihabara one can often see this simple English sentence.China's two mobile payment giants, Alipay and WeChat Pay, have taken roots in local retailers, not only in Asian countries such as Japan and South Korea, but...
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