Amazon Pay is a very popular and widely used online payment method. Worldwide, many retailers and online retailers have chosen Amazon Pay as the payment method, and the latest partnership could significantly expand merchant opportunities.
From now on, all Worldpay retailers will be able to use the Amazon Pay service to further improve their customers’ online checkout process. This collaboration marks a milestone for the industry as it makes Worldpay the first payment processor to fully capitalize on Amazon Pay for its merchants.
Patrick Gauthier, Amazon Pay’s vice president, says it’s a serious step forward. Your payment service is now available to a much wider circle of new merchants.
Could XRP connect to Amazon?
Gauthier explained that this step brings a big advantage for traders, as Amazon Pay will make it easier for them to interact with buyers. He also added that this partnership should become a starting point for further innovation in this area.
The new partnership with WorldPay has caught the attention of many ripple fans. The XRP Army expects Amazon to move one step closer to implementing XRP, or one of its systems. Indeed, WorldPay was recently acquired by the US fintech company Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS).
FIS is also a partner of Ripple Labs and has already worked with Ripple prior to the acquisition of WorldPay. Since WorldPay is now working with Amazon Pay, it could be an indirect move from Amazon towards ripple.
But that’s not the first indirect sign that Ripple is getting closer to Amazon. Earlier it became known that Amazon cooperates with Axis. Axis is an Indian bank that is a participant of Ripples network.
Also published on Medium.