TOPEKA, Kan., April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Payless ShoeSource (“Payless”) announced a partnership with PayNearMe®, a service of Handle Financial, that enables Payless.com customers to pay for their online orders with cash at more than 27,000 locations across the U.S. Through the partnership, customers can pay with cash at any of the PayNearMe network retailers, including trusted brands such as 7-Eleven® and Family Dollar®.
“PayNearMe increases our ability to offer our affordable footwear and accessories to more customers,” said Kylee Kennedy, eCommerce Product Manager. “With PayNearMe, we can now better serve our customers on Payless.com by providing the ability to order online and pay with cash at a convenient location near them, furthering our mission to be the Go To, Get More, Pay Less shoe store.”
To make a cash payment, customers simply select the “Pay with CASH” option at checkout on Payless.com to obtain a PayNearMe payment code. The code and cash payment are then presented to the clerk at any PayNearMe payment location. The transaction takes less than a minute, and in most cases, payment is posted within an hour. There is no fee to the consumer with PayNearMe. With almost 27,000 payment locations nationwide, many of which are open 24 hours, seven days a week, payment is easy and convenient.
“PayNearMe is proud to work with Payless ShoeSource to offer this new cash payment option,” said Mike Kaplan, Senior Vice President of Merchant Processing. “We feel strongly that cash-preferring customers should be able to participate in the eCommerce market place and we’re happy to provide them a convenient way to do so with Payless.”
For more information on how to use PayNearMe to collect cash payments, please visit http://paynearme.com.
Payless ShoeSource is the number one specialty footwear retailer in the U.S. and one of the largest in the world, offering a wide range of shoes and accessory items at affordable prices for every member of the family.
Payless' seasonal collection includes shoes for almost every need like dress, casual, and athletic styles as well as specialty footwear such as dance shoes, sport cleats, water socks, and slip-resistant footwear. Payless stores feature hard-to-find sizes for women with a significant portion of the seasonal assortment offered in sizes 11, 12, and 13, and wide widths. The children's line also includes a range of styles in wide widths, as well as half-sizes and extended sizes up to youth size 6 (equivalent to women's size 8 and men's size 6). Payless also carries an array of seasonal accessories such as socks, handbags, scarves, hats, jewelry, and hair items to help everyone complete their looks.
Brands are always important to shoppers and Payless has a strong portfolio featuring popular and authentic athletic brand Champion®, American Eagle™ by Payless®, designer label Christian Siriano for Payless, heritage skate brand Airwalk®, KangaROOS®, American classic Dexter®, and the youthful edgy fashion brand, Brash™. The children's collection features one of the broadest and most powerful assortments in the marketplace, including a range of fun character shoes kids love to wear.
Payless serves millions of consumers through its powerful global network of stores in all 50 U.S. states, as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, Saipan, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. The company also has an expanding presence in the Eastern Hemisphere through franchising arrangements. Payless operates an online store and has approximately 3,600 brick-and-mortar stores in more than 40 countries.
Payless was founded in 1956, in Topeka, Kan. on a revolutionary idea – selling quality shoes at affordable prices in a self-select environment. Sixty years later, Payless continues the self-select model combined with leading customer service to provide a fun and engaging shopping experience for its customers.
PayNearMe, a service of PayNearMe MT, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Handle Financial, Inc., has been enabling government agencies and businesses to accept cash payments remotely since 2009. Using PayNearMe, consumers can make payments on their own schedule, in their own neighborhood, at one of nearly 27,000 trusted locations in the U.S., which include 7-Eleven®, Family Dollar®, Casey’s General Stores and ACE Cash Express stores. PayNearMe processes cash payments for the IRS, Comcast, Greyhound, Oportun and the California Department of Child Support Services, among others.
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