Galeries Lafayette can now accept WeChat Pay, a mobile payment solution within WeChat, from Chinese tourists traveling to France thanks to Verifone and BNP Paribas.
To help Galeries Lafayette capitalize on Chinese tourists who shop in their stores, Verifone is supporting WeChat Pay’s rich and interactive shopping experience within a familiar digital environment. Fast and secure payments can be made through QR codes generated directly on smartphones. With 980 million monthly active users today WeChat integrates instant messaging and social entertainment, bringing about a mobile digital lifestyle on an easy-to-use app. It was created by Tencent, a leading provider of Internet value-added services in China.