Mall of America brings Chinese mobile wallets acceptance via Citcon partnership
Mall of America is partnering with Citcon to implement Citcon's cross-border mobile payment product at various retail shops, guest services and throughout Nickelodeon Universe, the seven-acre theme park inside the mall, according to a press release.
Citcon's product will enable merchants to expand reach and better engage Chinese tourists who are actively using Alipay and WeChat Pay as preferred payment methods and communications platforms at home and abroad.
"As a destination that attracts over 40 million visitors annually, it's crucial for us to continue providing services for our guests to create a seamless experience when visiting Mall of America," Jill Renslow, senior vice president of business development and marketing for Mall of America, said in the release. "Citcon's dedication to providing familiarity and convenience to Chinese consumers is something that resonates greatly with us and we're excited to implement their payment solution across our property."