Sam’s Club Pilots Scan & Ship
In today’s top connected economy news, Sam’s Club is piloting a Scan & Ship feature, while Google is making it easier for GoDaddy merchants to integrate their product inventory into Google at no additional cost. In addition, Visa is rolling out its “deposit” option to more merchants and credit card holders in Canada.
Sam’s Club trial scanning and shipping feature for in-store purchases
Sam’s Club is testing a scan and ship feature that allows in-store shoppers to scan merchandise for direct door-to-door shipping. Scan & Ship allows in-store shoppers to scan large products, such as televisions and furniture, and have them shipped, typically within three to five days. “We challenge ourselves every day to develop and execute practical solutions that disrupt the warehouse model and deliver additional value to our members,” said Tim Simmons, senior vice president and product manager at Sam’s Club. , in a press release.
GoDaddy Partners with Google for Wider Merchant Exposure
Google said Tuesday (July 13) that it is inviting GoDaddy merchants to more easily integrate their product inventory into Google at no additional cost. “This means GoDaddy merchants can now be discovered on search, shopping, image search and YouTube with just a few clicks,” Google said in a blog post announcing the news. “With this integration, GoDaddy merchants can upload their products to Google, create free lists and ad campaigns, and review performance metrics, all without leaving the GoDaddy online store. “
Visa Links With Global Payments, Desjardins On Acomptes Service In Canada
Visa is launching its “installment payment” option to other Canadian retailers and credit card holders. The company is teaming up with Global Payments and Desjardins as part of this effort. “Installment payments are an important segment of the global payments ecosystem, and they are growing rapidly here in Canada,” said Brian Weiner, vice president and chief product and digital officer for Visa Canada, as previously indicated. “We are thrilled to be able to offer more Canadians the power to choose through this offer with Global Payments and Desjardins. “