AliPay Mobile Payments Coming to the US

walgreens store accept mobile payments

Mobile payments are the primary method used by Chinese tourists when they travel abroad, according to a Nielsen report published last year. As opposed to using cash, almost 70% of these tourists prefer the ease and convenience of using their own Chinese payment method: AliPay.

Retailers in North America have taken note of these preferences for mobile payments and are partnering with AliPay to provide their consumers to pay with their preferred option, both online and in-store. Some of the major names who have adopted this so far include Walgreens and the clothing store Guess.

Read more here: Why North American Merchants Are Adopting Alipay In-Store (And Online)