Alipay Wallet

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The successor to China's popular Alipay Wallet mobile-payment app aims to be a one-stop financial solution and a handheld portal to local services for smartphone users.

Alipay users now can settle payment in more than 700 KFC restaurants in China’s Shanghai City and Zhejiang Province using their smartphones, and the service is set to expand to some 5,000 KFC outlets nationwide.

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The affiliated e-commerce companies announce plans for a joint venture aimed at growing the market in China for local services that can be ordered and paid for using smartphones, starting with neighborhood eateries.

Alibaba Group, Ant Financial Services and Weibo plan to roll out mobile municipal services in 50 Chinese cities by the end of 2015.

Alipay, China’s largest e-payment provider, is making it possible for people to pay their parking tickets--and access a host of other public services--using their smartphones.

The importance of online shopping as a means of reaching China's burgeoning consumer class gets a boost as Apple, one of the world's best-known brands, elects to sell its highly anticipated wearable device through Tmall.com.

Some well-known Hong Kong retail chains are offering discounts over the Chinese New Year holiday to attract more mainland shoppers to pay using the Alipay Wallet O2O app.

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More than 20,000 Chinese brick-and-mortar stores, including supermarkets and fast-food outlets, are set to participate in Friday's 12.12 event through promotions with Alipay Wallet, the mobile app from China’s largest e-payments provider.

Chinese tourists can pay for their holiday transportation needs before they leave the country with a new Alipay Wallet service.

This year's 11.11 Shopping Festival will involve many of Alibaba Group's e-commerce platforms and affiliated companies.

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