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Merrco Payments launches enhanced functionality for software solution providers to seamlessly enable

Through Merrco’s proprietary PayHQ® platform and recently released REST API, technology partners can now quickly enable a semi-integrated physical POS payments solution.

[Toronto, Canada]— [January 12, 2022]— With a strong desire to meet the growing needs of technology partners and their U.S. and Canadian merchants, Merrco Payments Inc. (“Merrco”) has added functionality to its PayHQ platform to ensure businesses are able to process integrated payments legally, securely and seamlessly. With PayHQ, technology solution providers, including Point of Sale (POS) and Integrated/Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partners, can grow their brick-and-mortar and ecommerce client base with a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliant checkout experience while minimizing payment credential management. Merrco’s payment portal enables omni-channel payment processing across the U.S. and Canada through a single connection and interface.

PayHQ is now available for easy REST API integration with POS and ISV partners at large, enabling in-person and online payment card acceptance, including for CBD and cannabis ancillary businesses in the U.S.

“We’re very excited to launch our extended PayHQ solution into the U.S.,” said Fern Glowinsky, Merrco’s President & CEO. “It’s a gamechanger to offer solution providers access to a robust payments platform through a streamlined integration for both online and in-person purchases within our core vertical – and beyond.”

The Payments Platform that Makes it Easy to Embed Payments

PayHQ is a powerful end-to-end payment platform that handles transaction authorization, settlement and funding. With a PayHQ integration, payment acceptance is enabled:

  • In person at the point of sale

  • Through a virtual web terminal

  • Via mobile

  • For ecommerce

  • Using a pay by link

  • Through invoicing

  • For recurring payments

All available through Merrco’s cloud-based, PCI DSS-compliant solution that stores all transaction data in one place, and offers businesses real-time reporting with valuable data and insights.

Simplified Partner Integration for Embedded Payments

Partnering with Merrco is quick and seamless with dedicated partnership management and support, increased revenue opportunities and sector-specific payments experience. With PayHQ, open API integrations are available for both:

In Store

  • Using state-of-the-art terminal semi-integration

  • Frictionless payments via end-to-end encryption


  • Via a safe and secure solution suite that offers seamless checkout integrations and an easy-to-use portal

  • iFrame, Hosted Payment Page and direct API integration available

To learn more about the benefits of partnering with Merrco and integrating to the PayHQ solution suite, visit

About Merrco Payments Inc.

Founded in 2016, Merrco is the leading cannabis payment solution provider, bringing seamless, secure payment solutions to the market by making payments smarter and simpler every step of the way. Merrco’s solution is embedded across the payments value chain with broad distribution through its strategic partnerships and integrations, and their platform offers ecommerce, virtual terminal, mobile, recurring and card present payment solutions with robust online reporting capabilities. Visit to learn more about becoming a Merrco partner.

Developed by Merrco’s Payfirma subsidiary, and via an open API integration, PayHQ® enables merchants and payment technology providers to integrate shopping carts, POS terminals and ecommerce platforms for secure payments acceptance both in store and online. Visit the easy-to-follow developers’ guide to learn more at

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