Walmart has introduced Walmart Pay in Illinois, what the company calls a fast, easy and secure way for customers to pay with their smartphones in Walmart stores.
It’s now available in all 163 Illinois stores.
With this launch, Walmart becomes the only retailer to offer its own payment solution that works with any iOS or Android device through the Walmart mobile app.
Checkout using Walmart Pay happens in three steps:
1. Open: Visit any register, open the Walmart app and choose Walmart Pay. Activate the camera.
2. Scan: At any time during checkout, simply scan the code displayed at the register. Walmart Pay is now connected.
3. Done: Associate scans and bags the items… and it’s done. An eReceipt will be sent to the app and can be viewed at any time.
More than 20 million customers actively use the Walmart app each month and it ranks among the top three retail apps in the Google and Apple app stores. The Walmart app enhances the shopping experience in Walmart stores with features including checking in to pick up an online order, refilling pharmacy prescriptions and finding an item’s store location.
“We can’t wait to hear what our customers and associates in the Metro East think of Walmart Pay. The service was built to make shopping easier and faster, something we know our customers want,” said Daniel Eckert, senior vice president, Services, Walmart U.S. “Walmart Pay is a powerful addition to our app, a tool that we’re using to transform the shopping experience by seamlessly connecting our online assets and our stores for customers. The service opens the door to new and better ways we can serve the 140 million customers who shop our stores each week.”
To learn more about Walmart Pay, visit news.walmart.com.
— From the Illinois Business Journal