Retail

February 23, 2018

Supermarkets embrace QR code payment modes in Singapore

Supermarkets embrace QR code payment modes In yet another major breakthrough for QR code payment systems, supermarkets in Singapore have begun to embrace NETS QR. This is great news for the average consumer because going down to your neighbourhood grocer to pick up groceries can now be done without having to bring any cash or credit cards. With this newest development, a cashless society is truly achievable. Not all supermarkets will onboard Nets QR code at the same time. The first supermarket chain that intends to roll it out in all its stores is Cold Storage, which has plans to […]
January 3, 2018
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Will NETS succeed in unifying QR code payment in Singapore?

Will NETS succeed in unifying QR code payment in Singapore? If you have been around shopping centres recently, it is highly probable that you would have noticed that retailers currently offer a plethora of payment methods. Gone are the days when the retailers’ display glass panels would feature just one or two payment stickers, usually bearing the logos of Mastercard or Visa. Following the wild successes of WeChat Pay and Alipay in China, many fintech companies offering mobile payments have sprung up in their wake, offering retailers a wide variety of payment options. In Singapore, these include Grab Pay and […]
October 25, 2017

Chanel latest to adopt FOMO Pay’s payment solutions

Chanel latest to adopt FOMO Pay’s payment solutions A brand consistently associated with high culture, the name ‘Chanel’ evokes perfumed scents and is redolent of a 1920s Paris, where plumed hats and sailor blouses were the fashion of its day. Chanel was founded in 1909 by Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel, out of a Parisian flat belonging to a socialite and textile businessman. Before long, Chanel was challenging the social norms of the times with artisanal pieces such as the Chanel suit, described as having a modern and feminine appearance. These days, Chanel carries a wide range of products including clothing apparels, […]
October 19, 2017

Nübox now accepts WeChat Pay payment mode

Nübox now accepts WeChat Pay payment mode Amidst the growing hype around the release of the iPhone 8 in Singapore, Nübox has officially announced that it would now be accepting payments via both WeChat Pay and Alipay. This means you can now purchase a wide range of Apple products using a variety of payment modes including WeChat Pay, Alipay and, as you have guessed it, Apple Pay. For the unfamiliar, Nübox is a certified Apple reseller with nine shops all across Singapore. Until mid-2017 when the first Apple Store opened in Singapore, Nübox and fellow reseller EpiCentre were the closest […]
June 16, 2017

Charles & Keith Singapore uses WeChat Pay to target mainland Chinese consumers

Charles & Keith Singapore uses WeChat Pay to target mainland Chinese consumers Charles & Keith outlet in NEX shopping mall, Singapore. Ask any Singaporean to name a local brand, and Charles & Keith will definitely come to mind. Founded in 1996 by brothers Charles and Keith Wong, the brand has expanded its global reach to over 40 countries, including China, France, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and many Southeast Asian countries. Last year, Charles & Keith garnered further publicity when Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams carried its bags throughout the Emmy weekend. In China, Charles & Keith is known as […]
June 15, 2017

Marina Bay Sands Singapore launches WeChat iBeacon Campaign in collaboration with FOMO Pay

Marina Bay Sands Singapore launches WeChat iBeacon Campaign in collaboration with FOMO Pay On 9 June, Marina Bay Sands (MBS) Singapore launched its WeChat iBeacon Campaign in more than 70 participating retail stores. This move aims to target mainland Chinese tourists, who are the biggest spenders in Singapore two years in a row, according to an article from The Straits Times. The iBeacon allows Bluetooth devices, such as smartphones, to broadcast or receive information within a 20m radius. Using the iBeacon technology, retailers can selectively display promotional discounts and notifications depending on how near or far the user is from […]