Padres ‘bat’ for Shift4 payments tech


San Diego Padres introduces new payment partner Image: San Diego Padres & Shift4Payments

Shift4 Payments (NYSE: FOUR), a leading provider of integrated payment processing solutions, recently announced its designation as the Payment Processing Partner of the Major League Baseball (MLB) team San Diego Padres.

‘Shift4Payments’ stated that all payment transactions at the ‘The Pads’ home facility – Petco Park – will employ Shift4’s fully integrated suite of secure payment technologies, including innovative contactless solutions. Shift4 offers a uniquely compelling value proposition to businesses and venues of all types by consolidating multiple vendor relationships into a single-source solution to streamline operations, simplify support and reduce costs. The company’s end-to-end payments ecosystem makes Shift4 uniquely positioned to deliver a streamlined experience for even the most complex commerce environments.

The San Diego Padres are an American professional baseball team based in San Diego, California (US). The Padres compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League West division.

The 42,445-capacity Petco Park is a baseball park located in the downtown area of San Diego, California, United States, that is home to the San Diego Padres of MLB. In addition to baseball, the park is also used as a venue for concerts, soccer, golf, and rugby sevens.

Pennsylvania (US)-based Shift4 Payments (NYSE: FOUR) is a leading provider of integrated payment processing and technology solutions, delivering a complete omnichannel ecosystem of solutions that extend beyond payments to include a wide range of commerce-enabling services. The company’s technologies help power over 350 software providers in numerous industries, including hospitality, retail, F&B, ecommerce, lodging, gaming, and many more.

‘Shift4Payments’ quoted Jared Isaacman, CEO, Shift4, as stating, “We are excited to be the Payment Processing Partner of the San Diego Padres. As we expand our presence in sports stadiums, arenas and entertainment venues, we will continue to eliminate complexity, reduce costs and deliver a better guest experience with our end-to-end solution. This value proposition has only gotten more powerful with our recent acquisition of VenueNext, which positions us as the only vertically integrated payments provider with the ability to seamlessly power every aspect of in-venue commerce.”

Remarked Padres CEO Erik Greupner, “We are pleased to partner with Shift4 for our payment processing at retail and concession locations throughout Petco Park. Their reliable and cutting-edge technology will provide a smooth and effortless payment experience for our fans.”

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