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Surge in mobile payments at South Korean convenience stores

Mobile payments at South Korean convenience stores have more than doubled this year thanks to the greater use of smartphones.

Samsung Pay to expand to Malaysia, Thailand

The Samsung Pay Thailand launch is imminent, the country being named as one of 10 new markets by year-end.

Carrefour China concentrating on convenience

Carrefour China says it will concentrate on convenience store development for the rest of this year.

Shinsegae introducing Samsung Pay for customers

Koreans will soon be able to use Samsung Pay at Shinsegae department stores, E-mart and Starbucks.

Lotte L Pay takes on Apple and Samsung

South Korean retail conglomerate Lotte Group is ratcheting up efforts to promote its own mobile payment platform, Lotte L Pay.

Fingerprint payments soon for Japan

To make shopping easier for tourists, Japan is introducing a fingerprint payments system, making cash and cards redundant.

Samsung Pay China goes live

Samsung Pay China is live after being launched by the South Korean smartphone giant this week.   

Samsung Pay hits $30m in first month

Samsung Electronics says its mobile payment solution Samsung Pay has processed tractions totaling US$30 million in the month after its debut in South Korea.

Korean banks back Samsung Pay

Korea’s 10 banks offering credit cards have lined up to back Samsung Pay.

Samsung tests mobile payment service

Samsung has launched a short, live beta test of its new Samsung Pay mobile payment service.

Samsung Pay launch imminent

Samsung says its Samsung Pay mobile wallet solution will launch in the second half of 2015.