PayPal, an American-based global e-commerce business, announced that the company is partnering with the home depot Ebay Inc., results into bring PayPal payments and state-of-the-art mobile purchasing to a sample of their retail stores.
As a part of their initial roll-out, purchasers in select Home depot stores can pay with PayPal through cashiers or at self-checkout kiosks by entering their mobile numbers and PINs. Alternatively, purchasers can swipe their PayPal Cards and enter their PIN numbers at checkout.
The initial pilot launched on January 6 with so far the expansion rolled-out to more than 50 retail locations throughout the country. PayPal is also partnering with AJB Software, a company that provides point-of-sale software to large brick and mortar retailers.
“We’ve reached a critical milestone in PayPal History,” said West Stringfellow, PayPal Emerging Opportunities. “The Home Depot is our first major stride in bringing the PayPal vision to life.”
The company is planning to team up with several other companies to introduce PayPal payments and point-of-sale technology at major offline retailers.