Description: Immediately charge the customer after they have placed their order
Example: Purchase of item that is shipped on the same day, delivery of a digital good that can be downloaded
Description: Capture payment from the customer when a specific milestone is met
Example: Pre-order, backorder, order online pick up in store
Description: Spread the total payment amount for the order across multiple individual payments
Example: Built-to-order items requiring a partial payment upfront; An order to be sent in multiple shipments
Description: Handle repeating payments with the flexibility to charge a fixed or variable amount as often as needed by your business
Example: Monthly membership, subscription with variable amounts or varied frequency, pay per use
One-off purchase with subscription
Description: Initiate a one-time payment along with a subscription
Example: Sell a product with a subscription for re-fills
Description: Issue full or partial refunds against previously captured funds
Example: Voided transaction, return of goods/services, partial order fulfilment
1See here for a list of items and situations not covered by the A-to-z Guarantee
2OptiFashion (Blickers) reported increasing conversion by 50%.
3 Soak&Sleep reported reducing cart abandonment by 67%.