US Version of Mercari, Partnered with Australian Payment Company Zip, Started Postpaid Payment
On September 2, flea market app major "Mercari" announced that its US corporation "Mercari, Inc." has launched a postpaid payment service in the United States in collaboration with Australia's postpaid payment "Zip." With this partnership, US users will also be able to use postpaid payments on Mercari's website and mobile platforms. If the user selects "Zip" as the payment method when purchasing the product, the price can be paid in 4 installments. Postpay has become popular among young people in Europe and America in recent years, and is growing rapidly around the world. Mercari is believed to be aiming to increase the number of users by introducing postpaid payments.
Sources: Nihon Keizai Shimbun "Mercari Temporarily Increased by 3%, Expected for US Postpaid Service" （September 2. 2021）（link available in Japanese only）
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