TWINT winning over new online merchants all the time

The mobile payment solution of Swiss banks is currently growing fastest in the area of e-commerce. More and more merchants are offering TWINT as a payment method, giving customers a secure and convenient payment method which debits their bank account directly.

More and more users are “twinting” in online shops, at the cash register and with their friends. In other words, they are paying with their bank’s TWINT app. The e-commerce offering is currently the fastest grow-ing, with transactions in May increasing more than fivefold year on year. Paying with TWINT in online shops is proving popular. It is very quick and the amount is debited directly to the user’s bank account.

Lots of new online shops

Over 1,500 online shops such as digitec/galaxus, Brack.ch, ticketcorner.ch and coop@home already offer TWINT as a payment method, with new ones being added to the list all the time. In the last few months, these have included qualipet.ch, ochsnersport.ch, pfister.ch, jumbo.ch, perfecthair.ch and spruengli.ch. eat.ch, voegele-shoes.ch and deindeal.ch are just some of the other merchants set to join them in the next few weeks.

Pay at more and more cash registers with TWINT

TWINT is also steadily expanding its distribution among traditional retailers. For example, customers can now twint in shops such as Spar, The Body Shop, Toptip, Data Quest and Salt as well as at Socar petrol sta-tions. The option will soon also be available at Dosenbach, Ochsner and Zürichsee Schifffahrtsgesellschaft.

Win a luxury holiday with TWINT

To make even more customers aware that they can pay quickly with TWINT in online shops, TWINT will be launching a campaign in summer. All participants who twint in online shops at some point between June and August will be entered into a monthly draw to win a luxury holiday at Hotel Coeur des Alpes in Zermatt. Since 4 June 2018, a discount coupon to be redeemed in an online shop has also been available in the TWINT app every Monday.

German Contact

TWINT Media Department
Stauffacherstrasse 31
8004 Zurich
+41 76 584 33 71
media.relations@twint.ch

French Contact

Marie-Hélène Hancock
Hirzel.Neef.Schmid.Konsulenten AG
Rue de Malatrex 50
Postfach
1211 Genève
+41 79 204 21 22
marie-helene.hancock@konsulenten.ch

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