Google and Paymark have teamed up to bring Google Pay to New Zealand online merchants. Paymark is the first homemade Kiwi processor to offer this capability.
Although buyers can use Google Pay for in-store transactions, New Zealand merchants have been unable to offer Google Pay in New Zealand – until now.
Paymark, New Zealand's leading e-payment company, has worked closely with Google to provide this service to its merchant base by offering a real change in functionality, said Darren Hopper, e-commerce director at Paymark.
Google Pay joins Eftpos online as another convenient way to reduce the time it takes to pay online. Google Pay allows you to use your payment details saved in your Google account to pay for products and services purchased online.
"We want to make it easier for companies like Paymark to offer a simpler and faster payment solution for their customers. With Google Pay, customers can accelerate the process with just a few clicks," said Prasenjit Phukan, group product manager. Google Pay.
Shopping online is all about convenience and making the payment process as easy and frictionless as possible. By selecting Google Pay at Checkout, customers avoid typing in their credit card details, and instead use the credentials of the card linked to their Google account.
"As New Zealand's original financial technology, Paymark has always sought the next innovation, for the next way to make payments easier. With more consumers using mobile devices to make payments online, the easier it is to improve the process. completely remove the need to enter long and tedious credit card numbers on websites.Who wants to do this? "asks Darren.
Paymark is working with Fintech startups, banks and merchants in New Zealand to design and build the future of payments in New Zealand. Our Open Payments Enabled Network (OPEN) platform will enable future innovations both online and in-store.
"The future, as we see it, is to create a payment experience that is virtually invisible and fully integrated with the overall customer experience," says Darren.
Google Pay is one of the many payment innovations that Paymark expects to launch in the next 12 months.