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McDonald's Japan to accept credit cards nationwide

Move is targeted at the rising number of foreign visitors to the country

McDonald's Japan will allow more payment methods to increase convenience for its customers.

TOKYO -- In response to the growing number of foreign visitors, McDonald's Holdings (Japan) has decided to start taking credit card payments at all its restaurants.

Beginning this summer, all major international credit card brands as well as electronic money will be accepted. By 2019, new card readers will be installed in all 2,900 locations nationwide, including contactless payment terminals compatible with Mastercard Contactless, Visa payWave and smartphones loaded with e-money. 

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