Wix, Stripe offer Tap to Pay on iPhone to US merchants

Tuesday 7 March 2023 10:58 CET | News

Global SaaS platform Wix has announced a partnership with financial infrastructure platform for businesses Stripe to bring Tap to Pay on iPhone to its US-based merchants.


Following this collaboration, Wix merchants are enabled to accept contactless payments directly from their iPhones in a secure manner, without being required any additional hardware.

Tap to Pay on iPhone and what the Wix, Stripe partnership entails

Based on the information provided in the press release, by leveraging Wix Owner App together with a compatible iPhone, merchants have the option of accepting and processing contactless payments through Wix with only an iPhone from either contactless credit or debit cards, Apple Pay, and other digital wallets.

Tap to Pay on iPhone brings forth an accessible and easy method to simplify the payment transaction process and enable merchants to have payments accepted from anywhere. The announcement details that this method is a payment experience that is both trusted and secure and helps provide Wix merchants with increased flexibility for a confident expansion of their business, building upon Wix’s extensive product offerings that aim to help users with managing their business at each touchpoint.

Global SaaS platform Wix has announced a partnership with financial infrastructure platform for businesses Stripe to bring Tap to Pay on iPhone to its US based merchants.

When commenting on the collaboration, John Affaki, Terminal Business Lead at Stripe stated that Tap to Pay on iPhone gives merchants the option of accepting and processing contactless payments in a matter of seconds, with no additional hardware being needed. Furthermore, they advised that Wix merchants together with their customers are enabled to leverage Tap to Pay on iPhone anywhere with the knowledge that they are carrying out fast and secure payment transactions using iPhone.

Amit Sagiv and Volodymyr Tsukur, Co-Heads of Wix Payments added that the company is looking to constantly ‘evolve’ its solutions to help users increase their sales in the online and offline space in an efficient manner. The addition of Tap to Pay on iPhone is believed to provide merchants with a reliable and secure payment option that helps increase customer touchpoints and deliver new in-person experiences, ultimately helping optimise their multichannel strategy and increase the monetisation of their offline sales. Furthermore, Wix officials believe the partnership with Stripe to enable merchants with the flexibility to sell anytime, anywhere – be that in-store or on the go, as per their convenience so as to never miss a sale. 

With the addition of Tap to Pay on iPhone, Wix is expanding its broader POS offering which provides a multitude of POS solutions for users for in-person transactions. What is more, the announcement details that the solution is available on compatible devices to US-based Wix Payments merchants that leverage ecommerce, bookings, and events solutions.

Wix strategy and offering

A platform for the creation, management, and growth of a digital presence, Wix provides users with enterprise-grade performance, security, and reliable infrastructure, offering an extensive range of commerce and business solutions, together with advanced SEO and marketing tools. The company enables users to have complete ownership of their brand, data, and relationships with customers, and as it focuses on ‘continuous innovation’ and new features and product delivery, Wix helps anyone build a digital presence on the platform.

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Keywords: partnership, product launch, Tap-to-Pay, contactless payments, payments , payment methods, merchants, ecommerce, mobile payments, POS, platform, SaaS, online payments, transactions , fintech
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Companies: Stripe, Wix
Countries: United States
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