Card payments in the tianguis or markets of Mexico City will soon be a reality. The platform Payment Market in collaboration with the Secretariat of Economic Development (Sedeco) analyze these options to finance purchases in these stores.
According to Mercado Pago, andThis update in the collection system would benefit the 51 tianguis and more than 300 capital marketssince it is estimated that adding digital charges increases the sales of who employs them in more than 30%.
This alliance opens the doors of financial inclusion and professionalization to tens of thousands of vendors in the markets in the city, ”said Alehira Orozco, director of Relations at Mercado Libre México.
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The plan contemplates providing tenants Point Blue reader packages and codes. They will also have prices preferential and will obtain sales without commissions during the first months of adaptation to this new model.
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Although the project has already been announced, the digitization of the establishments will be carried out in a period of four years. Mercado Pago representatives will be given the task of training tenants once a week (before the new modality of payment).
It is contemplated that the most emblematic markets of the CDMX as Jamaica, San Juan Pugibet, Curiosities and Arches of Bethlehem be the first to receive advice, which could even start this October, according to the digital collection company.
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