Google Pay customers in India can now buy and ship digital reward playing cards in actual time. To allow the brand new expertise, Pine Labs-owned end-to-end gifting firm Qwikcilver has partnered with Google Pay and listed its client model Woohoo on Google Pay’s Spot Platform. Qwikcilver claims that the newest replace brings the choice to decide on digital reward playing cards from over 150 manufacturers that can be utilized at offline shops throughout 1,500 cities and main on-line portals. It gives varied model playing cards together with the Amazon Pay Gift Card, Flipkart Gift Card, Uber E-Gift, and Google Play Gift Code, amongst others.
You can entry the Woohoo digital reward card retailer on Google Pay Spot Platform to buy and ship digital reward playing cards utilizing Google Pay. The digital reward card retailer is accessible by trying to find “Woohoo” on the Google Pay app. You also can discover it beneath the Business tab of the funds app. As an introductory supply, Woohoo can be providing as much as Rs. 500 cashback for patrons buying new reward playing cards by means of Google Pay.
Once bought, the digital reward playing cards might be shared straight by means of the Woohoo digital retailer over an electronic mail, SMS message, or each. Users additionally do not want to enroll on Woohoo individually because the Spot Platform permits the digital retailer to signal in customers through their Google Pay account.
“While Qwikcilver has enabled Woohoo digital gift card store as a preferred destination for consumers, the presence on Google Pay will enhance consumer experience to use digital gifting with a click of a button,” Kumar Sudarsan, President – Gift, Prepaid and Stored Value, Pine Labs, mentioned in a mailed assertion.
Qwikcilver claims that it powers each 9 out of 10 reward playing cards in India. The high three classes in its reward playing cards portfolio being e-commerce, grocery, and vogue. The arrival of Qwikcilver’s Woohoo on Spot Platform could assist Google Pay bolster its presence in offline retail in the nation as clients will be capable of buy digital reward playing cards for offline shops.
“The initiative is aimed at easing the entire process of purchasing and sending digital gift cards on the back of changing consumer behaviour,” mentioned Sudarsan.
Google Pay launched Spot Platform in September final yr to supply retailers with on-line area for transactions. It debuted with companies together with UrbanClap, Goibibo, MakeMyTrip, and RedBus, amongst others. However, the providing expanded with new entrants together with on-line supply service startup Dunzo in the current previous.
Although the Spot Platform gives an in-app store-like expertise on Android units, it’s so far fairly restricted in phrases of expertise for iPhone customers. Google, nonetheless, does encourage builders to remodel their cell web sites and Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) right into a Spot to develop the platform.
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