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International Finance

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Chinese tourists in UK can use Alipay app

Alipay ropes in Zapper as mobile partner to enable over 250,000 Chinese visiting the UK to use the app in over 1,000 locations nationwide October 13, 2016: Alipay, the world’s leading mobile payment platform run by Ant Financial Services Group, has partnered with Zapper, the fast growing consumer insights and marketing platform which is enabled...
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£390mn in foreign reserves languishing in British sock drawers

Study suggests that millions in ‘leftover’ currency from holidays and trips abroad is discarded April 18, 2016: There could be a hidden cost of travel abroad – and it’s not what many of us would expect.  According to research from Xpress Money Services, up to £390million in unchanged foreign currencies remains tucked in jars and...
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A new kind of social post

Enables UK adults to send embedded money on social media April 6, 2016: A new app has given a fresh meaning to the idea of posting “rich content” online by allowing users to transfer money using social channels.  Where “rich content” once meant images or video, the XOPO app enables users to send money directly...
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M-commerce set to leave e-commerce behind

However, companies need to invest more in mobile commerce to make the experience seamless for consumers Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 22, 2015: In the last decade, the one revolution that has taken everybody by storm is probably the evolution of mobile phones. From a device meant for making and accepting calls to a multipurpose gadget,...
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IT, mobile to drive growth in retail

For retailers, factors like reduced time to market, less inaccuracies, no manual latency will be the differentiators Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya May 26, 2015: A couple of months ago, Tesco hit the headlines when it opened the world’s first virtual supermarket store in South Korea’s Seoul subway station. The pillars and platform screen doors of the...