New Mobile Payment Solution from Google Available Beginning Wednesday, September 16, in Staples Retail Locations
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (September 10, 2015) – Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), one of the world’s largest internet retailers, announced today that Android Pay, a new mobile payment solution that offers customers simplicity, security and choice when paying with their Android phones, will be live in Staples stores on Wednesday, September 16.
Android Pay is making in-store payments simpler for every Android user. When customers go into a Staples store, they will be able to simply unlock their phone, tap it to the payment terminal and they’re done. Customers will also be able to save their Staples Rewards and gift cards in the Android Pay app so they are at their fingertips when they pay.
“Staples knows that today’s small business customers rely on their phones more than ever to make purchases and save time,” said Alison Corcoran, senior vice president, marketing, North American stores & online, Staples, Inc. “With Android Pay, shoppers can quickly and securely pay for their products, so they can focus on making more happen for their business.”
“We want to make in-store payments simpler for everyone, so we’ve worked with Staples to enable Android Pay in all of their more than 1,300 locations. This adds to the list of over one million merchants in the US where people can seamlessly tap and pay with their Android phones,” said Spencer Spinnell, Director, Business Development, Google.
Android Pay will be available via an app download in the Google Play store, and can be used starting next week at Staples stores.
Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in-store, online or on mobile devices. Staples offers more products than ever, such as technology, facilities and breakroom supplies, furniture, safety supplies, medical supplies, and Copy and Print services. Staples also offers free shipping for Staples Rewards Members, in most cases overnight. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. More information about Staples (SPLS) is available at www.staples.com