Square launches integrated and omnichannel solutions for businesses in France


PARIS–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Today Square, the globally recognized software, payment and hardware solution for businesses of all sizes, is launched in France. Following a success Early Access Program, now, small and large businesses across France can access Square’s innovative ecosystem with the tools they need to start, manage, grow and scale their businesses.

“I have been using Square products both onsite and online over the past few months and it has revolutionized the way I run my business,” said Anne-Laure Fonrose, Founder of Aunty Nanna. “Having an integrated, omnichannel payment solution means our customers can pay however they want. Everything was easy to set up and use, the product looks great on site, and the connectivity is lightning-fast, avoiding long queues. I am proud to use Square as we continue to grow our business.

French companies will now have access to a full stack of integrated business tools. Square’s suite of products are designed to work seamlessly with each other to save businesses time and money, reduce inefficiencies in managing multiple systems, and help sellers grow. their activities in the future. Additionally, Square offers fair, transparent, and merchant-friendly pricing for enterprise software and payment processing without the need for a long-term contract or additional fees. Square takes care of fraud prevention, dispute management, security and compliance at no additional cost. Square’s POS certification also enables merchants to comply with the “VAT Anti-Fraud Law, 20181”. Businesses can access their funds as early as the next business day and only pay transaction fees when accepting a card or mobile payment.

“International growth has been a key priority this year, and we are proud to officially launch in France as the third largest European market,” said Alyssa Henry, Executive Vice President of Square. “Vendors across the country will now be able to use our ecosystem of omnichannel products and services, allowing business owners to focus on running their businesses. ”

“We are excited to extend Square’s solutions in France, helping merchants manage their entire business end-to-end with integrated software, hardware and data analytics, while making it easy for them to pay via card, ”said Jason Lalor, European Head of Executive Director at Square. “French businesses can trust Square to be a fair, transparent and innovative partner they can count on to help them run their businesses and get back on track after times of uncertainty. ”

French businesses can now sell online, in person, or both with Square’s integrated suite of products, including:

  • Point of sale and payment software and hardware suitable for all businesses: Square launches with two point-of-sale software products and three versatile payment terminals in France providing mobile and physical businesses with fully integrated point-of-sale software, reliable and secure payment acceptance and a transparent processing rate of 1, 65% for all card transactions. With no long-term contracts or monthly fees, the systems are designed to get you and your employees up and running quickly.
    • Square point of sale is the trusted solution used by business owners around the world to process payments, sell anywhere, and manage their customers. With fast checkout flows, integrated customer management, and intuitive sales reporting, Square Point of Sale makes it easy to run a business customers love.
    • Place des Restaurants helps businesses by providing an integrated set of industry-specific tools and outlets for food and beverage merchants that would normally require multiple vendors, all under one roof.
    • Square Terminal, Square Stand and Square Reader are versatile and easy to install devices. For a limited time, Square Terminal will be priced at € 99 (usually € 165), Square Stand will be € 79 (usually € 139) and Square Reader will be completely free (usually € 19) – all available at Square shop. This pricing is limited to one device per merchant.
  • Square in line: Square’s fully integrated e-commerce platform that automatically syncs inventory and orders with any Square point of sale makes it easy for any business to grow through omnichannel selling. Square Online supports sellers in a variety of verticals: from easy click-and-collect activation for local businesses to a QR code catering platform that allows diners to order and pay from their mobile device, to a full e-commerce website with retail social media integrations. Square Online offers a feature-rich free plan as well as a variety of paid subscription plans and payment processing is competitively priced at 1.4% + 25c per transaction for European cards.
  • Robust business tools to fuel operations: Square handles the details behind the scenes, giving merchants time to focus on running their business. The tools include:
    • Online payment, to sell quickly online via integrable buy buttons and payment links

    • Virtual Terminal, to use your computer to make remote payments

    • Team management, to streamline timesheets and staff

    • Kitchen display system, to speed up your kitchen operations – including delivery orders

    • EGift Cards, to offer an additional means of reaching customers

    • Square Invoices will launch later this year to help businesses send professional digital quotes and invoices and get paid faster

    • Partner platform to unlock even more features: Square integrates with business tools like Prestashop, Wix, Bookeo, and Deliverect to enable businesses to use Square seamlessly with third-party software that meets their specific needs.

    • API suite allowing developers to create solutions for sellers: Our APIs and SDKs allow developers to build custom applications that can integrate seamlessly with the rest of our product ecosystem.

Businesses interested in learning more about getting started with Square can visit: https://squareup.com/fr

About Square, Inc.

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) creates tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, run their businesses, and access financing. Individuals use Cash App to spend, send, store, and invest money. And TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform that extends Square’s goal of economic empowerment to artists. Square, Inc. has offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Norway, and the United Kingdom.


1On October 24, 2018, the French anti-fraud law1 (law relating to the fight against fraud, the law) was published in the Official Journal (JO). The law was designed to strengthen measures to combat non-compliance by taxpayers with their fiscal and social obligations.


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