Financial services technology firm FIS has added Google Pay to its Hosted Payment Page product for online merchants, meaning merchants can simply turn on Google Pay to enable express online checkouts.
“Now more than ever, consumers are swiftly moving online for shopping, so deploying quick, secure, user-friendly options at online checkout, like Google Pay, will be where merchants can gain an edge in an increasingly competitive market,” said Shane Happach, EVP, head of global e-commerce for Worldpay Merchant Solutions at FIS. “Because online shoppers have more choice than ever, it’s vital that merchants deliver the most seamless and simple buying experience possible. Google Pay makes a truly express checkout where a single input from the shopper completes a purchase in seconds.”
Spencer Spinnell, director of emerging commerce platforms at Google, added, “This technical integration into Worldpay’s global eCommerce payment pages will make it even easier for merchants to enable our payment solution. Our goal with Google Pay is to deliver a fast, secure and easy shopping experience for consumers, especially online where cumbersome checkout experiences can be a barrier to sales.”
The news comes on the back of FIS has creating a new corporate venture arm and giving it $150m to inject into promising FinTech startups.
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