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NISSENREN S-COURT Introduces SAPICA and E-money for Transit at Sapporo Dome, an All-weather Facility
More convenient and comfortable to enhance visitor services at the forefront of sports and culture in Hokkaido

January 19, 2018

NISSENREN S-CORT CO., LTD.

TOPPAN FORMS CO., LTD.

TF PAYMENT SERVICE CO., LTD.

NISSENREN S-CORT CO., LTD. (Head Office: Chou-ku, Sapporo City; President & Representative Director: Manabu Sotooka; "NISSENREN S-CORT") is pleased to announce the start of a payment service that supports SAPICA*1 (public smart card used for public transportation, commerce and local government service in Sapporo), Kitaca, and other e-money for transit*2 at stores*3 in Sapporo Dome (Head Office: Toyohira-ku, Sapporo City; Designated manager: SAPPORO DOME Co., Ltd.; President: Hiroyuki Yamakawa) on Friday, January 19, 2018.

This e-money payment service uses "Thincacloud"*4, a cloud-based e-money payment platform provided by TF PAYMENT SERVICE CO., LTD. (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director and President: Toshiro Masuda, "TFPS"), a group company of TOPPAN FORMS CO., LTD. ("TOPPAN FORMS").
With the start of this service, many visitors who come to the dome by public transportation can enjoy meals and shopping with their smart cards in hand while the multi-payment terminal, which was introduced in March 2017 and supports both credit card payment and e-money payment, is used as before.

NISSENREN S-CORT, TOPPAN FORMS and TFPS will continue to work with their affiliated stores and partners to establish a payment environment and contribute to community development.

  • *1 "SAPICA" is an smart card issued by Sapporo Information Network Co., Ltd. (Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo City, President: Kunio Shimomura). Over 1.49 million cards have been issued, mainly to citizens in the Sapporo area, and used as tickets for the subway, bus and street car as well as e-money at commercial facilities and more. "SAPICA" is a registered trademark of Sapporo Information Network Co., Ltd.
  • *2 In addition to "Kitaca," "Suica," "PASMO," "TOICA," "manaca," "ICOCA," "SUGOCA," "nimoca," and "Hayakaken" are also accepted.
    "Kitaca" is a registered trademark of Hokkaido Railway Company.
    "Suica" is a registered trademark of East Japan Railway Company.
    "PASMO" is a registered trademark of PASMO Co., Ltd.
    "TOICA" is a registered trademark of Central Japan Railway Company.
    "manaca" is a trademark of Nagoya Transportation Development Organization Co.
    Ltd. and MIC Co., Ltd.
    "ICOCA" is a registered trademark of West Japan Railway Company. "SUGOCA" is a registered trademark of Kyushu Railway Company.
    "Hayakaken" is a registered trademark of Fukuoka City Transportation Bureau.
    "nimoca" is a registered trademark of Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd.
  • *3 Some stores do not accept e-money.
    Also, e-money recharging (topping up) is not available.
  • *4 "Thincacloud" is a registered trademark of TF PAYMENT SERVICE CO., LTD.

Reference Information

Sapporo Dome is Hokkaido's largest and Japan's northernmost all-weather dome facility. A variety of sporting events and many large-scale events and concerts are held there as the forefront of sports and entertainment. Since opening in 2001, it has welcomed over 44 million visitors.


■ About NISSENREN S-CORT CO., LTD.
Company name NISSENREN S-CORT CO., LTD.
Head office/td> 2-13, Minami 2-jou Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo City
Foundation April 1, 2009
Representative President & Representative Director Manabu Sotooka
Business description Credit card business, affiliated card business, factoring transaction business, consumer finance business, insurance agent business, and ticket sale business
URL http://www.nissenren-scort.co.jp/

■ About TF PAYMENT SERVICE CO., LTD.
Company name TF PAYMENT SERVICE CO., LTD
Head office Nishi-shinjuku KS Building 4F, 3-6-10, Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Foundation December 2011
Representative Representative Director and President Toshiro Masuda
Business description lanning, designing, development of information systems and communication networks using the Internet, commercial transaction using the Internet, entrustment and representative services regarding payment process-related business, surrogated bill collection business, and peripheral businesses<
URL http://www.thincacloud.com/
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TOPPAN FORMS CO., LTD.
1-7-3 Higashi Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8311, JAPAN
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