Seamless RMB Transactions Fostering the Growth of China Market
SHANGHAI — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 3, 2013 — Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the addition of Alipay® to its lineup of payment options for its highly valued customers in China.
With a local customer service center in China, and its ability to transact business through Alipay® and UnionPay using Chinese Renminbi (RMB), Mouser is uniquely positioned to provide world-class service excellence and high-quality authorized products to design engineers and buyers across China.
What this all means is streamlined transactions and even stronger customer support throughout China, said Mark Burr-Lonnon, Mouser Senior Vice President of APAC Business. Alipay® is one of the most commonly used online payment options in China with several hundred millions of registered accounts. With Alipay®, Union Pay and Renminbi, we are now able to fully support the China market.
The significance of adding additional payment options and conducting business in RMB is more than just enabling the use of local currency, Burr-Lonnon explains. This progressive step allows us to provide an even smoother and quicker door-to-door delivery service to all Chinese customers without the hassle and added costs of customs clearance and handling fees, which will now be built into one convenient price.
In addition to offering new payment services, Mouser now provides real-time QQ service, a popular online live chat and consultation program, allowing customers in China to interact with Mouser quickly and easily. The goal is to help design engineers find the products they need to get to market faster.
Mouser specializes in the rapid introduction of the most advanced, high-quality technologies from over 500 of the worlds leading manufacturers, which enable design engineers to quickly gain a market advantage for their businesses. The distributor also is a founding member of CEDA (China Electronics Distributor Alliance). Mouser offers a total of seven local Customer Support Centers across the Asia region to serve engineers and buyers. To learn more, visit Mousers site at http://www.mouser.cn.
With a broad product line and extensive customer service, Mouser Electronics provides valuable support to both design engineers and buyers by quickly delivering Whats Next in Advanced Technologies. Mouser Electronics offers 20 global support locations and stocks the worlds widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components. The Mouser Electronics website is updated daily and provides advanced search features for more than 10 million products, locating over 4 million products for easy online purchase. Mouser.com also houses the industrys leading interactive catalog with data sheets, reference designs, application notes, technical design assistance, and a wide variety of engineering tools for both experts and novices.
About Mouser Electronics
Mouser Electronics, a subsidiary of TTI, Inc., is part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Mouser is an award-winning, authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction and fast delivery of new products and technologies to engineers and buyers. Mouser.com features more than 4 million products online from more than 500 manufacturers. Mouser Electronics publishes multiple catalogs per year, providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for leading-edge electronic systems. Mouser Electronics ships globally to over 400,000 customers in 170 countries from its 492,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.mouser.com.
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Kevin Hess, +1-817-804-3833
Vice President Technical Marketing
Daphne Tien, +886 (2) 2799 2096 #4816
APAC Marketing/Business Dev. Director
Ceres Wang, +886 (2) 2799 2096 #4816 or +886 (0) 953-091-539