Google has been stepping up its game in mobile payments the last several months, buying Softcard’s point-of-sale tach and making some international advances for its money transfer service. Today it’s adding another crucial piece to mix: some key integrations with merchants and merchant platforms. Customers that use Android apps from Dunkin’ Donuts and Seamless, and merchants that build online stores through Shopify, will now all be able to access Google Wallet to make and accept quick payments.
The news follows on from an integration in November with Papa John’s Android app, as well as merchant platforms ChowNow and Shopgate. But overall it has been a relatively slow rollout for Google Wallet: before today, there were only around 30 mobile sites and 30 apps integrated with the product.
To date, the payment services of Google Wallet are for U.S. users and businesses only, although the company has now started to extend the ability to…
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