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zulily Launches Apple Pay, Giving Customers More Ways to Pay

SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- zulily, inc. (NASDAQ:ZU), a leading online retailer, today announced the latest enhancement to the customer experience by offering its customers the convenience of Apple Pay. Currently, on supported devices, customers can use this easy service during check out while shopping zulily's daily curated collections for the whole family.

zulily Launches Apple Pay


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"We are excited to offer our customers Apple Pay, a convenient option for payment," said Mona Akmal, Vice President of Store. "We are continuously looking at ways to enhance the ease of shopping and customer experience for our users to bring them back to the store each and every day."

Online shopping in apps accepting Apple Pay is as simple as the touch of a finger with Touch ID, so there's no need to manually fill out lengthy account forms or repeatedly type in shipping and billing information. When paying for goods and services within apps, Apple Pay is compatible with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3.

Mobile is a significant driver in how zulily is changing the shopping experience. Customers come back to zulily every day to discover something unique be it by desktop, Apple Watch or a mobile device. In the second quarter of 2015, 56% of orders on zulily were placed from a mobile device.

Highlights from zulily's mobile applications include:

  • Preview tomorrow's sales on the upcoming tab up to six hours before the events actually go live. Tap the ones you love and zulily will remind you to go shop at 6 a.m. (Pacific time) when the event goes live.
  • Easily scroll and shop the fresh assortment of daily events and receive daily reminders when new sales events begin.
  • All day shopping, one-time shipping – buy something you love when the daily email arrives and then shop all day while on-the-go without paying another shipping fee.
  • Check out zulily's Apple Watch app, it works seamlessly with zulily's iPhone app for quick browsing from your wrist.

For more information on Apple Pay, visit: http://www.apple.com/apple-pay/

About zulily, inc.

zulily (http://www.zulily.com) is a retailer obsessed with bringing customers special finds every day—all at incredible prices. zulily features an always-fresh curated collection for the whole family, including clothing, shoes, home décor, toys, gifts and more. Unique products from up-and-coming brands are featured alongside favorites from top brands, giving customers something new to discover each morning. zulily was launched in 2010 and is headquartered in Seattle. zulily's shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol ZU.

CONTACT: zulily, inc. Andrea Conrad, 206.724-0500 x. 4805 (Media) aconrad@zulily.com

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