Wix users can now collect debit card payments on their iPhones. And if this development however goes through, it means that the days of POS hardware could well be behind us.
Wix Users Can Now Collect Debit Card Payments on Their iPhones
Website building company Wix has now extended its partnership with Stripe to enable Wix merchants based in the United States to use Tap to pay on iPhone.
Tap to Pay in iPhone as you should know is compatible with devices to Wix payments merchants making use of e-commerce, bookings, and events solutions. Wix in its latest bid to broaden the capabilities of its POS has said that the method is a secure and trusted medium to make the payment experience more flexible for users.
Merchants who ply their business with Wix now have the ability to make use of an iPhone to accept in-person payments from physical debit and credit cards, Apple Pay, and many other digital wallets without the need for more hardware.
Users to Pay for the Service
A spokesperson from Wix revealed to TechRadar pro that the stipulated fee users will need to pay is 2.6% of the total transaction amount plus a 0.20 USD processing fee for every transaction.
Wix’s Press Release in Regard to the Development
Amit Sagiv and Volodymyr Tsukur, the co-heads of Wix in a press release said: “We’re constantly evolving our solutions to help users efficiently grow both their online and offline sales.”
“Tap to Pay on iPhone offers merchants a reliable and secure payment option to increase customer touchpoints and deliver new in-person experiences, ultimately optimizing their multichannel strategy and increasing the monetization of their offline sales.”
“Our partnership with Stripe gives merchants the ultimate flexibility to sell anytime, anywhere – whether in-store or on the go, at their own convenience to never miss a sale.”
And in addition to Wix, Tap to Pay on iPhone is supported by other payment platforms such as Adyen, Stripe, and Square.
“Tap to Pay on iPhone lets merchants accept and process contactless payments in seconds without additional hardware,” John Affaki, the Terminal Business lead at Stripe said.
“Wix merchants and their customers can use Tap to Pay on iPhone anywhere knowing they’re completing fast and secure payment transactions using iPhone.”