The system should help boost revenue for the search giant, which currently gets its main income through advertising sales.
The payment service, that will initially only be available to stores in the US, will offer some free order processing to the group’s millions of advertisers, the BBC has reported.
The online giant says the new service will offer a checkout option that enables shoppers to purchase from participating stores through a single Google login. It also works with Google’s search advertising program, AdWords, to help merchants acquire new customers and process all or a portion of their Checkout sales for free.
By integrating the checkout process with search and advertising, we’re helping our users complete the cycle of searching, finding and buying, said Salar Kamangar, vice president of product management at Google.