On eBay’s earnings call this past week, CEO John Donahoe revealed that the company’s Square competitor, PayPal Here, had landed its first U.S. retail deal. PayPal Here is now being sold at 1,800 AT&T stores across the US. Previously, PayPal only had an international retail deal in Japan with Softbank. PayPal Here, which allows anyone to take credit card payments via both an app and dongle attached to a smartphone, is being sold at AT&T for $15, but you purchasers get $15 back with account sign-up. Read the full story at TechCrunch.
PayPal Here Gets Its First U.S. Retail Deal; Now Sold At AT&T Stores
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