Walmart Brings MasterPass to Its Online Checkout. What Does This Mean for PayPal and Others?

MasterCard announced the acquisition of a new client for its MasterPass checkout solution. Unfortunately for PayPal and maybe MCX, the client is Walmart. The retail giant will accept MasterPass in 2016 across its domestic online properties. MasterPass by MasterCard is a digital payments platform that enhances the online and mobile checkout process.

The simple and convenient payments platform by MasterCard already provides a smooth checkout experience at thousands of online merchants, as the company states. The platform securely stores payment and shipping information, which is readily accessible when a consumer checks out using the Buy with MasterPass button and logs into h ...

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