Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc. installed the first vending machine in Kansai that accepts QR code smartphone payment in EDION’s Namba main store (in Chuo-ku, Osaka) newly opened.
In addition to ALIPAY and WeChat Pay that are Chinese mobile payment services, the vending machine also accepts LINE Pay that has more than 30 million registered users in Japan. Customers can use their electric money by scanning a QR code shown on the terminal using their smartphones.
The machine is compatible with the familiar "Coke ON" smartphone app, which exceeded 14 million downloads *, to provide "Buy", "Drink", and "Enjoy"
* As of April, 2019
This Vending Machine is installed on the first floor of EDION’s Namba main store.
The Osaka/Namba area is particularly popular with international visitors in Kansai. If you are in the area, look out for the machine!