Grocery Store Chain Now Accepting Paypal and Venmo – First one

By | August 16, 2021

Digital Payments at Giant Eagle Now Accepted from Paypal and Venmo

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From Progressive Grocer August 2021

In Brief

  • According to Blackhawk
    • 59% surveyed using digital wallet
    • Of all tools, 48% using QR codes
  • Giant Eagle lets them pay with mobile app
  • Digital payments are driving loyalty rates up
  • 63% more likely to shop where digital payment provided
  • 73% want to pay in-store same way they pay online
  • Paypal is #1 tool
  • Giant Eagle sales 10B with 470 stores


Cash is no longer king. With digital payments becoming more ingrained in our day-to-day lifestyle, Giant Eagle, Inc. and global branded payments company Blackhawk Network have partnered with PayPal and Venmo to bring these payment methods to each of the retailer’s 474 supermarket and GetGo locations. With this announcement, Giant Eagle and GetGo become the first grocery and convenience store chains in the United States allowing customers to pay with PayPal and Venmo at the register.