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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

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eBay offers Managed Payments in Germany

eBay offers Managed Payments in Germany

eBay is introducing its Managed Payments offering in Germany, making this the second country, after the United States, where eBay gives consumers flexibility and choice in payment methods. Continue reading

FIS will acquire Worldpay for over 30 billion euros

FIS will acquire Worldpay for over 30 billion euros

Fidelity National Information Services, a major financial service technology company from the US, has announced it will acquire Worldpay for over 30 billion euros. It’s the largest deal to date in the quickly growing electronic payments industry. Continue reading

Dutch payment method iDeal keeps growing due to mobile

Dutch payment method iDeal keeps growing due to mobile

iDeal, the most popular payment method in the Netherlands, is being used more and more on mobile devices. Currently, seven out of ten iDeal payments are done from a smartphone or tablet. Mobile person-to-person payments are particularly popular. Continue reading

Alipay gets Luxembourg e-money license to serve Europe

Alipay gets Luxembourg e-money license to serve Europe

Alipay, the fintech company owned by Alibaba, has obtained an electronic money license in Luxembourg. With this license, Alipay can serve the European market. The Asian payments company is already present with a licensed entity in London, but it can now serve customers across Europe. Continue reading

Otto introduces instant payments

Otto introduces instant payments

Online retailer Otto says it’s the first ecommerce company in Germany that enables instant payments for its customers. Thanks to a cooperation with Hanseatic Bank, Otto claims it’s able to offer a better service, like faster delivery, now customers can transfer money instantly. Continue reading

Google Pay launches in France

Google Pay launches in France

Google Pay has continued its global expansion and is now also available in France. Customers from six different banks in France can start using Google’s mobile payment service. Google Pay can also be used at several online services and retailers in France. Continue reading

PayU extends cooperation with Google Pay

PayU extends cooperation with Google Pay

Online retailers that use the services of PayU can now offer Google Pay in their ecommerce websites and mobile apps. Two years ago, the Polish payment service provider was also chosen as a partner for Google to introduce its payment method Google Pay to Poland. Continue reading

H&M and Klarna announce partnership

H&M and Klarna announce partnership

H&M and Klarna have entered into a global partnership. Among other services, this partnership will power the H&M Club1 payment program, provide an enhanced omnichannel payment offering for customers and a streamlined post-purchase service in the mobile H&M app. Continue reading

PayPal’s Smart Payment Buttons roll out in Europe

PayPal’s Smart Payment Buttons roll out in Europe

Paypal introduced PayPal Checkout with Smart Payment Buttons in the US three months ago, to give consumers more choice in how they can pay. Now, the international payments company has launched these payment buttons in Europe. Continue reading

Alipay launches in 20 European countries in 2018

Alipay launches in 20 European countries in 2018

Alipay, the biggest payments firm of China, will be available in 20 countries across Europe at the end of this year. The mobile payment platform is said to have signed deals with over 100 banks and 40 digital wallets companies in Europe. Continue reading

A third of iDeal payments happens in foreign online stores

A third of iDeal payments happens in foreign online stores

The popular Dutch payment method iDeal performed well last year. The number of payments with iDeal has increased by 33.8 percent during that period, which is a growth the method hasn’t seen since 2011. More and more foreign online stores are now offering iDeal to Dutch customers. Continue reading