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!

Google unveils Android Pay

Android Pay

Google has announced Android Pay. This contactless payment system is another attempt of Google to gain a foothold in the payments market. With the smartphone tool consumers are able to instantly pay for goods in physical stores and mobile apps on Android phones. Continue reading

German payments firm Paymill launches partner program

Paymill has launched its partner program, where merchants, agencies and payment experts can offer customers help with the integration of Paymill. The online payments company says partners will also get a personal consultant for themselves and their customers. Continue reading

‘Online payments in Germany need to be more secure’

Online payments in Germany

Germans hate to bug a pig in a poke. That’s why buying on credit, where the consumer only pays after he received the goods, is the most popular payment method in German ecommerce. But online payment methods in Germany should be safer, while not limiting the usability of the end user. Continue reading

3 in 10 online transactions in Europe are mobile

Adyen Mobile Payments

Almost three in ten online transactions in Europe happen via a mobile device. In terms of mobile payments, the smartphone is more popular than the tablet. Especially in the United Kingdom, making online payments using a mobile device is popular. Continue reading

PayPal merchants can now accept bitcoin

Paypal and eBay accept bitcoin

eBay and PayPal have confirmed their plans to allow merchants to accept bitcoin payments through third-party processor Braintree. In September last year, PayPal already announced it would accept Bitcoin via integration with Braintree, but now it’s official. In a long SEC filling it talks about accepting the crypto currency. Continue reading

Online payment methods in Europe

Online payments Europe

Every country has its own way of paying online. Of course, credit cards and PayPal are popular payment methods in many parts around the world. But do you know which online payment method Germans prefer? Or what’s more popular than credit cards and direct debit in the Netherlands? This infographic shows you. Continue reading

Global Payments acquires Realex Payments

Realex Payments acquired by Global Payments

Payment gateway Realex Payments has been sold to Global Payments. Realex Payments processes over 29 billion in payments for thousands of online and mobile businesses worldwide and will continue to do this as part of Global Payments, a provider of payment technology services. The transaction is valued at 115 million euros. Continue reading