Zapp and WorldPay enter strategic partnership

Partnering Zapp

UK-based mobile payment brand Zapp and WorldPay have announced a strategic partnership that will plan to make Zapp’s mobile payment solution available to WorldPay’s thousands of merchants. Zapp’s digital-first approach to payments means that WorldPay’s merchants will benefit from smoother checkouts, lower fraud and lower cost of sales.

Zapp can be integrated into merchant online and mobile checkouts easily and can be used at the point of sale for NFC, QR code or any other system that a retailer has implemented. For consumers, Zapp can be embedded in current mobile banking applications so they can quickly and easily access mobile payments from a trusted source without new logins or passwords. Consumers can check their balance before paying for goods and services, thereby staying in control of their finances.

The strategic partnership between Zapp and WorldPay commits both organisations to working together to optimise the Zapp solution and to make Zapp available to merchants in 2014.

Ron Kalifa, Deputy Chairman of WorldPay, commented, “WorldPay is focused on providing our customers with access to as many different payment types as possible. It’s vital for businesses in the UK to have access to a range of robust, secure and fast payment services, so mobile payments with Zapp will be another great option for our customers.”

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