Integrated fee expertise and omnichannel clienteling allow retailers to offer customized and seamless purchasing experiences

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 21, 2020–

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CITCON, the main cellular fee platform and Tulip, the worldwide chief in retailer affiliate cloud-based cellular options, introduced immediately a strategic partnership to allow QR cellular fee answer for luxurious and trend retail manufacturers that may streamline their omnichannel fee course of and enhance income from international cellular pockets customers.

The partnership presents a terrific alternative for each corporations. CITCON has been powering cellular wallets and digital fee transactions for over 6,000 enterprise retailers throughout luxurious and trend retail, on a regular basis spending, eCommerce and hospitality sectors. With common use of cellular units, adoption of cellular fee options is growing worldwide and is driving progress in non-cash transactions. According to eMarketer, 1.three billion individuals are predicted to make use of a cellular fee app worldwide by 2023, enabling luxurious retailers to introduce cellular fee options and capitalize on progress.

Tulip’s options are designed to carry the most effective of on-line into the retail shops with fantastically designed cellular purposes that rework the in-store buyer expertise, drive gross sales, enhance service and decrease operational prices. Through partnership with CITCON, Tulip clients can additional increase their attain and entice worldwide clients by providing international consumers their most popular methodology of fee, similar to WeChat Pay, Alipay and UnionPay QR.

“We are proud to partner with CITCON. They are a leader in supporting innovative, yet elegant payment solutions for retail. Together, we will be able to offer a frictionless customer-centric commerce solution for shoppers in and out of the store,” mentioned Pouneh Hanafi, VP of Marketing and Partnerships at Tulip.

“Global luxury and fashion retail brands chose CITCON to capitalize on the increasingly important opportunities that mobile wallets present in luxury shoppers’ purchasing decisions,” mentioned Wei Jiang, Chief Operating Officer at CITCON. “We are excited to partner with Tulip to expand and strengthen our presence in the global luxury retail market, and offer the market a payment experience that delights their customers.”

Tulip and CITCON’s built-in expertise reduces the complexity of fee options and empowers retailers to stay aggressive in a market being formed by expertise and ever-changing buyer calls for. Luxury retailers can improve checkout expertise by scanning the QR code to finish the transaction immediately with a chic, seamless and safe fee answer.

About CITCON

CITCON is a cross-border cellular fee and commerce answer chief, enabling retailers to just accept QR-based cellular wallets in-store and on-line on a worldwide scale. Among the fee choices supported by CITCON, Alipay, WeChat Pay, and China UnionPay are the most well-liked manufacturers, with over one billion energetic shoppers. On high of funds, CITCON additionally permits retailers to run advertising and marketing and loyalty campaigns by our companion community. Trusted by 1000’s of retailers in North America and Europe, together with Caesars Entertainment Group, Samsonite, GNC, Stefano Ricci, International Shoppes, DFS Group amongst others, CITCON provides options for companies to drive omnichannel commerce progress in a wide range of industries starting from Retail, e-Commerce, Hotel, Food & Beverage, Transportation, Entertainment to Education. CITCON was Founded in 2015 by Chuck Huang, a serial entrepreneur and fee veteran with over a decade’s expertise in each US and China, and acquired $15M enterprise funding from main VCs in Silicon Valley and China. For extra info, please go to www.citcon.com

About Tulip

Tulip is a cellular software supplier targeted on empowering associates in retail shops. Partnered with Apple, Tulip’s mission is to harness the ability of the world’s most superior cellular expertise to ship simple-to-use apps for retailer associates to lookup merchandise, handle buyer info, take a look at consumers, and talk with shoppers. Leading retailers like Ferragamo, Mulberry, David Yurman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Kate Spade, Coach, Michael Kors and Bonobos use Tulip of their shops to raise the purchasing expertise, enhance gross sales and enhance customer support. For extra info, please go to https://tulip.com/

CITCON and Tulip Team Up to Launch Global Mobile Payment Solution

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Evelyn Yang
Head of Marketing
CITCON
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