What it is: A mobile point of sale system.
What it does: PayPal Here is a free app that allows small business owners to take and process credit and debit card payments from anywhere with a cell phone or tablet. Once the user has downloaded the app and signed up for PayPal Here, a choice of free encrypted mobile card reader for magnetic stripe payments or chip card reader that sells for $79 for chip, NFC or contactless (such as ApplePay) as well as magnetic stripe payments is available. PayPal charges 2.7% for each swipe, chip or contactless transaction. All major U.S. credit cards are accepted. Additionally, the app allows for custom tax and tip settings, customizable receipts sent by email or text, sales reporting and inventory management. Multiple users can be included on one device. Payments processed with PayPal Here are usually available in the user’s PayPal account within minutes.
Who it’s for: Small business owners who need an easy, mobile method for getting and tracking payments.
Why kitchen and bath designers need it: PayPal Here provides a quick and simple way of getting payment from the client on the spot from any location. Users also benefit from PayPal’s risk management and fraud protection.
Available since: March 2012
Who makes it: PayPal, Inc.
Platform: iOS for the iPhone and iPad, Android OS and Windows OS
Where to find it: On the iTunes Store, on Google Play and on the Windows Phone Store (chip card reader is only available for iOS and Android OS)
For more information, go to: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/mobile-apps