Impulsify adds Shift4 contactless technology to self-pay retail

  • January 13, 2021
  • Steve Rogerson

Colorado-based Impulsify is offering its self-pay retail technology integrated with Shift4 Payments’ contactless payments offering.

Pennsylvania-based Shift4 specialises in payment processing and technology that serves many industries, including hospitality and retail with their end-to-end payment methods.

Through this partnership, Impulsify is offering its self-pay retail technology integrated with Shift4’s contactless payments, and will recommend that future customers use this in their grab-and-go retail spaces.

As an added benefit, customers will be able to take advantage of free contactless credit card terminals – normally $400 each – as well as a $1000 credit towards processing fees when they sign up.

With Covid-19, Impulsify’s cashless, technology-driven and now fully contactless markets allow hotel guests to avoid close quarters and long checkout queues while they get their essentials and snacks, with the convenience of shopping in their own hotel and simply charging it to their room or credit card. The self-pay kiosk reduces the hotel’s concern of Covid-related liabilities such as staff-guest proximity and cross-contamination when cashiers handle food and currency in the grab-and-go transaction.

“Shift4 is excited to partner with Impulsify to implement our powerful end-to-end payments, including contactless technology, in retail spaces across the nation,” said Jared Isaacman, CEO of Shift4 Payments. “We remain committed to providing businesses of all kinds with the most safe and secure means of accepting payments.”

Shift4’s payment technology delivers an additional layer of safety, security and convenience by providing a contactless payment option. Impulsify has already helped numerous hotels, apartment complexes and glamping sites enhance their retail spaces, and the company is excited about this partnership, its added value and its benefits to customers.

“During this time of uncertainty, Impulsify’s self-pay technology accompanied with Shift4’s payments presents hotel developers, owners and managers a turnkey solution designed to benefit both the hotel and the guests,” said Janine Williams, Impulsify CEO.

Impulsify provides self-service retail technology, design services and business intelligence to increase incremental revenue opportunities in commercial real estate common areas such as hotel lobbies, co-working spaces and multi-family residential complexes. The technology automates retail deployment and management to increase profitability and reduce operational impact of unattended retail stores for non-retail businesses.

Shift4 Payments provides integrated payment processing and technology, delivering an omnichannel ecosystem that extends beyond payments to include commerce-enabling services. The company’s technologies help power over 350 software providers in numerous industries, including hospitality, retail, food and beverage, ecommerce, lodging, and gaming. With more than 7000 sales partners, the company processed over $200bn in payments for more than 200,000 businesses in 2019.