Award winning mobile payment solution adds OfficeMax to nationwide list of retail outlets where anyone can get the PayAnywhere solution
TROY, Mich.– MobilityWire® – November 21, 2012
OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, and PayAnywhere www.payanywhere.com, a leader in mobile point of sale (POS) solutions, today announced the acclaimed PayAnywhere credit card reader for mobile devices is now available in OfficeMax stores and online. This partnership adds yet another location where individuals and business owners can kick start their businesses by accepting credit card payments anytime, anywhere.
With the most complete set of mobile point of sale features available and around the clock customer support, PayAnywhere is the most comprehensive mobile payment solution available on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Android and BlackBerry devices.
Individuals and business owners can now purchase the PayAnywhere reader, priced at $9.99, at their local OfficeMax store or on OfficeMax online. They will then receive a $10 rebate after processing their first swiped transaction. As a special offer for those who purchase the reader at OfficeMax stores or on OfficeMax online, PayAnywhere is offering $1,000 in free processing within the first 30-days of account activation.
PayAnywhere is the payment industry’s only enterprise-grade, mobile point of sale solution suited for any size merchant. Created by a company with two decades of experience providing merchant credit card processing, PayAnywhere’s mobile point of sale technology brings the transaction to the customer and helps merchants use their device to boost sales and improve cash flow.
“PayAnywhere shares OfficeMax’s dedication to the highest level of customer service possible,” says Scott Addyman, vice president of sales, PayAnywhere. “Whether you order a reader online or buy it at a retail store, PayAnywhere is there for you with live customer and technical support. We believe that if an individual or business owner trusts us to process their money, they deserve the option to talk to a live person, and that level of service sets PayAnywhere apart from the pack.”
Setting up a PayAnywhere account is fast, easy and free. Once the PayAnywhere reader is purchased from a OfficeMax store or online, merchants simply download the free app from the Apple App Store, Google Play or BlackBerry App World and follow the in-app instructions to sign up for their merchant account. Approval takes only a few hours, allowing the merchant to begin accepting credit card payments the very same day they purchase the reader.
PayAnywhere offers the lowest transaction fees in the mobile payments industry – 2.69 percent per swiped transaction – and its pay-as-you-go pricing plan requires no setup or cancellation fees, no monthly fees and no minimum processing amount.
The PayAnywhere app lets merchants:
- Easily accept “card present” (swiped) and “card not present” (keyed entry) credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) and cash transactions
- Process sales, refunds, voids, pre-authorizations and forced (voice authorization) transactions in app
- Send customized receipts by email with transaction details and merchant logo
- Offer customers both preset and custom tip options
- Automatically calculate sales tax based on GPS-determined location
- Set up an inventory catalog in app with categories and product images for easy and fast sales
- Integrate with cash drawers and printers (via AirPrint and Star thermal printers)
- Generate sales tracking and other reports right from the app
In addition to the mobile app and card reader, PayAnywhere offers its merchants an online merchant portal for creating extensive custom transaction reports, setting up email alerts, viewing customer receipts, monthly statements and more.
Created by a multi-billion dollar credit card processing company with more than two decades of merchant payment processing experience, PayAnywhere is powering a payments revolution with its enterprise-grade, “pay-as-you-go” mobile payments system. PayAnywhere’s mobile point of sale (POS) technology combines the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise-grade features with 24/7 customer support. For more information visit www.payanywhere.com
PayAnywhere is a registered trademark of PayAnywhere. iPad® and iPhone® are registered trademarks of Apple® Inc, registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android™ is a trademark of Google Inc. BlackBerry® is a property of Research in Motion Limited. All trademarks, service marks and trade names of OfficeMax Incorporated used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of OfficeMax Incorporated.
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