PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, a leading provider of integrated point-of-sale (POS) technology solutions to retailers today announced that PayPal will utilize the InComm Digital Solutions (IDS) platform to support PayPal's digital gifts services. IDS will enable PayPal to expand the number of leading retailers' gift cards that it sells real-time on the PayPal Digital Gifts store and on the eBay marketplace.
"We're thrilled to be working with PayPal, and to help connect hundreds of IDS-integrated brands with millions of PayPal customers around the world," said Mike Fletcher, General Manager, InComm Digital Solutions. "Consumers are increasingly adopting digital cards for gifts and self-use and looking to easily purchase and store these cards on their mobile devices. Collaborating with PayPal is helping drive adoption of mobile payments by making it easier than ever for consumers to do this, as well as empowering brands to capitalize on rising mobile sales and loyalty opportunities."
Advantages of the partnership include:
- Access to leading brands for consumers: PayPal customers can now purchase digital gift cards from more of the leading brands.
- Seamless customer experience: PayPal customers can quickly purchase and send digital gift cards either for gifting or self-use.
- Evolving technology: PayPal's mobile consumers will benefit from future mobile payment capabilities, driven by PayPal's innovation and integration to the IDS platform.
- Leading brands to acquire new users and drive brand loyalty: Brands that partner with IDS, PayPal and eBay will have exposure to millions of customers.
Leveraging deep integrations into retailers' point-of-sale systems, InComm provides connectivity to a variety of service providers that allow consumers to conduct everyday business at more than 450,000 points of retail distribution worldwide. Whether those consumers are activating prepaid products, paying bills, enjoying real-time discounts through a membership card, purchasing digital goods in-store or adding funds to an online account, InComm is there to provide unique gift-gifting opportunities, cater to on-the-go shoppers, deliver added value through loyalty programs and serve cash-based consumers. With 186 global patents, InComm is headquartered in Atlanta with a presence in over 30 countries in North and South America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Learn more at www.incomm.com or connect with us on www.twitter.com/incomm, www.facebook.com/incomm, www.linkedin.com/company/incomm or www.incomm.com/blog.