ORIXCorp. will use its nationwide network in Japan to push the use ofAlibaba Group HoldingLtd.'s online payment platform in the country, The Nikkei reported April 4.
Alibaba's Alipay lets shoppers pay using their smartphonesat brick-and-mortar stores. ORIX will offer leasing of the special terminals,which will allow stores to enable payments using Alipay.
ORIX will also market Alipay to retailers popular withChinese tourists.