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As an online retailer you love to make money, right? Of course, that’s what this business is all about! But what are the payment options you can choose from when you want to sell in, let’s say, Spain? Or when you have Dutch customers? Here in this category you’ll find all the articles we’ve ever written about online payments. So scroll as much as you’d like and maybe you will find some interesting payment news!

Purchase on account still popular in Germany

Purchase on account still popular in Germany

For almost a third of all online shoppers in Germany, purchase on account is the most popular payment method. Last year, this method gained even more sales than in the year before. PayPal ranked second among the payment methods with the highest turnover. Continue reading

Klarna launches in Spain

Klarna launches in Spain

Swedish fintech company Klarna has entered Spain today with the launch of its ‘buy now, pay later’ service. This service allows shoppers to pay in three interest-free installments at some online retailers across the Southern European country. Continue reading

58% of European checkouts have multiple errors

58% of European checkouts have multiple errors

Analysis shows that 58 percent of European checkouts have at least three basic errors, which could complicate the checkout process for customers. Many online stores don’t automatically verify the card number or they let customers attempt to pay with an expired card date. Continue reading

VibePay opens up its APIs to businesses

VibePay opens up its APIs to businesses

Payments platform VibePay has opened up its APIs for bank-to-bank payments and subscription payments, making payments available for retailers, businesses and SMEs. The move comes after the UK-based company secured about 1.4 million euros in funding. Continue reading

eBay offers managed payments in UK

eBay offers managed payments in UK

eBay will introduce its managed payments experience in the United Kingdom, making this the third market to offer the new payments experience, after the US and Germany. The service offers buyers flexibility and choice in payment methods, while giving sellers a better way to manage their businesses. Continue reading

PayPal is most popular payment method among Germans

PayPal is most popular payment method among Germans

German consumers prefer to pay with PayPal when they are shopping online. This payment method was the favorite of 57 percent of customers who have a preferred way to pay for their online orders. Continue reading

BigCommerce launches multi-currency features

BigCommerce launches multi-currency features

BigCommerce introduced a collection of multi-currency features, which enables merchants to present and process online purchases in over 100 foreign currencies. This should make it easier for online stores to sell cross-border to shoppers across Europe and beyond. Continue reading

Payoneer acquires German payments company Optile

Payoneer acquires German payments company Optile

Payoneer has acquired Optile, a German payment platform that gives businesses access to any payment method and provider. With the acquisition, Payoneer wants to further build a platform that drives global growth for enterprises, marketplaces and small and medium-sized business worldwide. Continue reading

Cards are preferred payment method in Europe

Cards are preferred payment method in Europe

Cards are the preferred payment method in Europe, for both consumers and merchants. The use of cards has expanded over the past few years, with 87 percent of European consumers feeling comfortable paying by card. Continue reading