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Amazon now allows OXXO's payments in Mexico

OXXO issues a document with a barcode that can be paid in any of its 19,000 convenience stores

Oxxo's convenience store. Photo: Shutterstock
  • Similar to Boleto in Brazil and Baloto in Colombia, OXXO is an option for those who do not have a credit or debit card;
  • It aims to provide alternative payment methods for Mexicans to purchase in Amazon.

Amazon is now allowing payments in cash with OXXO in Mexico. OXXO is a large chain of convenience stores in the country. It has the OXXO invoice, a document that is issued with a barcode and can be paid in any one of the company’s 19,000 convenience stores located across Mexico.

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It is a popular payment method used to pay from utility bills to online shopping. Similar to Boleto in Brazil and Baloto in Colombia, OXXO is an option for those who do not have a credit or debit card to pay for their purchases.

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According to Forbes Mexico, this payment alternative provides customers flexibility. To the media outlet, David Miller, Country Manager for Amazon Mexico said that this new service allows customers to select and then pay the exact amount required to purchase without the need for a card.