Android Pay to enhance to new markets, supplement softened faithfulness label features

Yesterday during Google’s developer discussion I/O, a association announced upgrades to a Payment API that will make it easier for finish users to switch between their mixed remuneration cards when checking out on a mobile web, or profitable for things in apps – even if those cards were not saved in Android Pay. Today, Google announced a few some-more changes to a payments business – including an enlargement of Android pay, new faithfulness facilities for merchants, and more.

Android Pay is accessible in 10 markets, and will shortly supplement Brazil, Canada, Russia, Spain and Taiwan, says Google. The association is also tighten to deploying a smoother mobile checkout knowledge for PayPal users.


Another poignant new offering is an API directed during merchants, who wish to prerogative their many constant customers.

The Card Linked Offers API will concede merchants regulating Android Pay to rivet with business before they enter a store, afterwards prerogative them after they leave.

Panera Bread is among a initial to go live with a API, that it’s regulating with those business who have saved their MyPanera faithfulness label to Android Pay. These business can learn offers that they can redeem during a store regulating their MyPanera comment during checkout.

Google has also done it easier for users to supplement faithfulness programs to Android Pay. Walgreens, for example, will send Android Pay users a presentation on their smartphone that lets them couple their Walgreens faithfulness label to Android Pay for use on destiny visits, after they’ve initial paid regulating Android Pay while giving their faithfulness comment info manually during checkout.

Walgreens has rolled this out to a over 8,000 U.S. stores, Google says.

Google has partnered with First Data-owned Clover to confederate intelligent daub into Clover’s developer APIs, too. This will concede companies to build Android apps for loyalty, banking and present label emancipation and other features, like order forward and daub for collect up.


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