Macy’s Customers Will Now Be Able To Use PayPal At The Register

At one time, PayPal was the method of payment preferred by people sending money to their friends or making a quick purchase online. Now, the payment company has upped its game – and its presence in physical stores – by inking a deal that will allow Macy’s customers to use Paypal at the register.

PayPal announced Tuesday that Macy’s agreed to enable it as a payment options, not only online, but in stores, as well.

Customers shopping at Macy’s – or Bloomingdale’s – can check out using the Payment Code on the PayPal app, or on the Macy’s app. This works by simply opening the app, selecting the store you’re in and scanning the app’s QR code.

The integration also includes Paypal’s One Touch system that allow customers who opt-in to check out online and on mobile devices without the need to input payment credentials, user names and passwords.

PayPal’s deal with Macy’s is just the latest in its attempt to branch out from its traditional online payment presence and compete with emerging mobile payment apps like Apple Pay and Android Pay.

Back in July, the company announced a partnership with Subway, allowing users to use the payment option in stores.

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