Global Blue and Swiftpass, the leading mobile payment provider in China, have acquired stakes in Europass, the European WeChat payment specialist.
Europass’s payment solution (tablet and POS integrated) will enable Chinese Globe Shoppers to pay for their in-store and online purchases directly from their mobile phones using their WeChat Pay.
The exclusive contract signed between Global Blue and Europass will ensure Global Blue affiliated merchants have access to WeChat’s social and payment ecosystem in Europe and for Chinese Globe Shoppers a wider range of payment and refund solutions travelling in Europe.
WeChat Pay is the latest payment solution announced by Global Blue. Over the last few months, to encourage and facilitate Chinese Tax Free Shopping, Global Blue has signed several partnerships with major payment specialists, with Alipay and UnionPay in particular.
For more information, please see the press release