Amazon Pay announced the expansion of their “Smart Stores” program in partnership with offline electronic retailers across 12 key cities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The expansion will bring the Smart Stores experience to 1500+ electronics stores in Hyderabad, Warangal, Nizamabad, Nalgonda, Khammam, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Guntur, Nellore, Tirupathi, Kurnool, and Rajamundry. Customers can scan the QR code of a Smart Store using the Amazon app and explore thousands of products across offline electronic retailers such as Bajaj Electronics, Big C, Happi Mobiles, Bnew, Sonovision, Pai International, Celekt Mobiles, Lot Mobiles, Touch Mobiles, and other stores.
Commenting on the expansion, Mahendra Nerurkar, CEO & VP, Amazon Pay, said, “In our effort to provide a trusted, convenient and rewarding experience for our customers and merchants, we are further expanding our Smart Stores program. With this, our partner electronic stores in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will enjoy high discoverability and extend contactless payments, EMIs, bank offers, & Amazon Pay rewards to their customers. This would also enable them to offer services like digital bills and voice-based payments simplifying the customers in-store shopping experience.”
After selecting the products on the Smart Stores digital storefront, customers can checkout using Amazon Pay, which provides them with a choice to pay through UPI, net banking, Amazon Pay Balance: Money, or credit & debit cards. Additionally, customers can opt for converting their transaction into an EMI on-the-spot and avail exciting rewards from their banks or Amazon Pay. Furthermore, the bill is delivered digitally, making the entire journey contactless, convenient, and rewarding.