Navigating the Contested Rise of Fintech

Fintech — it’s the word that quickly shortens the broad swath of emerging financial technologies into one. With trust in traditional banking practices stalling, fintech may be a disruptive threat, but it also represents an opportunity for established players to reinvent themselves and rejuvenate a battered industry. Yet, fintech’s rise has received a mixed welcome. […]

7-Eleven Canada First to Tap WeChat and Alipay

Flaunting its tech savvy, 7-Eleven has embraced mobile payments by introducing WeChat Pay and Alipay at participating stores in Canada. Convenience retailer, 7-Eleven, has announced that participating stores in Canada will now accept Alipay and WeChat Pay payments. Reflective of the chain’s collaboration with cross-border mobile payment company, Citcoin, the move begins with activation at 35 locations […]