Tokyo-based JCB International will open an office in Silicon Valley under its subsidiary JCB USA on November 1. JCB says the opening an office in a location which is one of the origins of next-generation infrastructure technologies will enable JCB to keep up with the trends and develop strategic direction in cooperation with the world’s largest high-tech corporations.
World payment markets are undergoing major changes in consumer lifestyle and payment scenarios with the rapid spread of information technology and mobile devices. Leading information technology companies and ventures are developing an increasing number of revolutionary new technologies and services that creating dramatic changes in the payment card business environment on a global scale, including the spread of cashless payment and the commercialization of leading edge technologies.
The JCB brand is accepted in 190 countries and territories, more than 20 subsidiaries and representative offices overseas, and alliances with more than 350 business partners worldwide.
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