Groupon announces integration with Apple’s new mobile payments service, Apple Pay
Integration with Apple Pay allows customers to seamlessly check out with a single touch and pay using Touch ID from their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus
CHICAGO, Illinois – September 9, 2014 — Groupon today announced its integration with Apple Pay, a new mobile payments service that will provide an easy, secure and private way to make purchases from the Groupon app on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Groupon is one of the first mobile commerce companies to announce integration with Apple Pay, and the new payment option will be available to customers beginning in October.
“With nearly 92 million app downloads worldwide and more than half of our transactions occurring on mobile devices, Groupon is one of the largest mobile commerce companies in the world,” said Groupon CEO Eric Lefkofsky. “Bringing Apple Pay to the Groupon mobile app makes it easier than ever to find and buy the best things around you.”
Groupon’s integration with Apple Pay allows customers to seamlessly check out with a single touch and pay using Touch ID from their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. It also allows new customers to create user accounts and make purchases on the fly with just a few taps.
Groupon’s consistently top-rated iOS app is one of the 25 most-downloaded free apps in the App Store. Groupon’s updated app will launch alongside Apple Pay in October.