Shoprite to offer contactless QR payments in South Africa

Wednesday 15 April 2020 11:55 CET | News

South-Africa-based Shoprite Group has become the first food  retailer in the country to offer QR payments.


The service will be available at the tills in all Shoprite, Usave, Checkers and Checkers Hyper stores within the next two months. Customers simply have to scan the QR code at the till point with their phones and pay with Masterpass, SnapScan, Zapper, FNB Pay or Nedbank Pay in any of the Group’s stores.

As the retailer uses a dynamic QR code, the amount payable will automatically display on the customer’s phone, leaving little room for error. It is currently available in 29 Checkers stores and will be rolled out to all stores across South Africa within the next two months. The rest of the continent will follow as soon as possible. Checkers has also partnered with Mr D Food to deliver medicine to MediRite pharmacy customers homes during the lockdown.

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Keywords: Shoprite, South Africa, QR payments, mobile payments, Africa, MasterPass, SnapScan, Zapper, FNB Pay, Nedbank Pay
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: South Africa
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Payments & Commerce